About Our Foundation

About Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation

  • Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) is a national childhood cancer foundation dedicated to raising funds for research into new treatments and cures for all children battling cancer.

  • ALSF founder Alexandra “Alex” Scott held her first front yard lemonade stand when she was just 4 years old and gave us our mission: to find cures for all children battling cancer.

What is Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation’s mission?

To raise money and awareness of childhood cancer causes, primarily research into new treatments and cures and to encourage and empower others – especially children – to get involved and make a difference for children with cancer.

  • Our Formula for a CureOur Formula for a Cure
    We couple fundraising with the strategic funding of innovative grants that will lead to cures for all children
  • Meet AlexMeet Alex
    Meet our founder Alexandra “Alex” Scott, the little girl with a big mission to find cures for all types of childhood cancer
  • Our SupportersOur Supporters
    Meet our generous corporate sponsors, stand hosts and celebrity supporters
  • Our PeopleOur People
    Meet our staff, Scientific Advisory Board, Board of Directors and Hero Ambassadors
  • BlogBlog
    Read more in-depth about our Foundation, childhood cancer and research news from the field
  • Newsroom​Newsroom
    Read the latest ALSF headlines, press releases, images and videos
  • Get InvolvedGet Involved
    Help ALSF find a cure for all children with cancer, one cup at a time!
    Check out the answers to our most Frequently Asked Questions.
  • Financial Reports​Financial Reports
    Learn how your donation funds childhood cancer research.
  • About Childhood Cancer​About Childhood Cancer
    Take a look at childhood cancer facts through this important infographic.

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Since 2005, ALSF has helped researchers, scientists and doctors get closer to a cure than ever before, raising over $140 million to fund more than 690 research grants.

Learn about our grants

ALSF also provides several resources to families:

Everyone can help ALSF move one step closer to a cure for childhood cancer!