Check out our upcoming and ongoing special events to find one (or more) you won’t want to miss!
Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation holds special events throughout the year to boost our fundraising efforts. Our one-of-a-kind – and always fun - special events are “win-win” propositions. Whether we are dancing the night away at The Lemon Ball, enjoying delicious food at one of our culinary events or running a 5K at the Lemon Run, adults, kids, families and even volunteers have a great time while raising money for an important cause.
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Foundation Special Events
|Alex Gordon Classic||Shawnee Mission, KS||
The Alex Gordon Classic benefiting Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) is a tournament organized by Midwest Sports Productions that provides youth from across the Midwest with unique and valuable tournament experiences through well managed and highly organized events.
|April 28-30, 2017|
|The Lemon Climb Denver||Denver, CO||
ALSF supporters and athletic enthusiasts are invited to challenge themselves by climbing 43 floors to the top of the 1999 Broadway Building in Denver, CO.
|May 13, 2017|
|Midwest Lemonade Days||Midwest USA||
This is a community effort involving 26 Hy-Vee locations hosting lemonade stands throughout Kansas and Missouri during one weekend in June.
|June 2-3, 2017|
|Alex's Lemonade Days||Nationwide||
Host and/or support thousands of stands and events across the country over 9 special days!
|June 3-11, 2017|
|Alex Scott: A Stand For Hope Telethon||Philadelphia's CBS 3 TV||
CBS Philadelphia once again will be hosting this day-long telethon and airing of the documentary, “Alex Scott: A Stand For Hope.”
|June 8, 2017|
|Alex's "Original" Lemonade Stand||Wynnewood, PA||
Alex's "Original" Lemonade Stand, where the dream began and continues as a promise of hope for all children and families affected by childhood cancer.
|June 10, 2017|
|The Great Chefs Event||Philadelphia, PA||
Meet the chefs, enjoy a sneak peek at how they create their fantastic fare, and sample a variety of small plates for big appetites during this annual summer event in the City of Brotherly Love.
|June 20, 2017|
|The Freedom Ride||Independence, MO||
Bike individually or with your family on country roads!
|July 1, 2017|
|Student Leadership Academy||Villanova, PA||
A dynamic leadership camp for students, where participants learn key leadership skills in a fun setting. Participating students will learn how to become motivated leaders and make a difference in their own communities.
|July 24 - 27, 2017|
|Lemon: Chicago||Chicago, IL||
Chefs Paul Kahan, Tony Mantuano and restauranteur Donnie Madia host for this annual tasting event, where over 30 chefs gather to prepare signature dishes for guests to try.
|August 7, 2017|
|Alex's Million Mile - Run.Walk.Ride.||Nationwide||
A worldwide, month-long event to log miles and raise awareness, held during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.
|All month during September 2017|
|L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade||Los Angeles, CA||
Hosts Suzanne Goin, David Lentz, Caroline Styne and 50 of the country’s top chefs gather for a tasting event at UCLA’s campus.
|September 9, 2017|
|Lemon: NYC||New York, NY||
Our NYC culinary event is hosted by Chef Alex Guarnaschelli and allows guests to sample tastings from over 20 top chefs.
|October 3, 2017|
|The Young Professionals of ALSF in Philadelphia Annual Wine Mixer||Philadelphia, PA||
The Young Professionals of ALSF in Philadelphia will host its 9th Annual Wine Mixer event at the Independence Seaport Museum to help cure childhood cancer, one glass at a time.
|The Lemon Climb Boston||Boston, MA||
Join us for the Lemon Climb in Boston! Challenge yourself and climb 29 floors to the top of the 100 High Street Building right in the heart of Boston’s Financial District.
|October 21, 2017|
|Striking Out Childhood Cancer||Petaluma, California||
Join us for the CJ Strong birthday bowling bash, dinner & auction. Striking Out Childhood Cancer celebrates the life and birthday of C.J. Banaszek.
|October 22, 2017|
|The Lemon Run||Philadelphia, PA||
Join us for our annual run/walk and kids’ dash at Memorial Hall!
|The Lemon Ball||Philadelphia, PA||
Our Annual "Yellow Tie" Gala.
|January 13, 2018|
|Lemon Mixer||Kansas City, MO||
Enjoy a cocktail reception, hors d'oeuvres, DJ and auction to benefit Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation
|Alex’s Table: A Winter Dinner in Jackson Hole||Jackson Hole, WY||
Enjoy a unique, intimate, multi-course dining experience with wine pairings prepared by James Beard award winning chef Marc Vetri and locally renowned culinary star and restaurateur Gavin Fine (Fine Dining Restaurant Group) at a private slopeside home in Jackson Hole's legendary Teton Village.
|The Speakeasy||Philadelphia, PA||
A prohibition-themed event presented by the Young Professionals of ALSF benefitting ALSF’s Annual Childhood Cancer Symposium and families affected by childhood cancer.
Good old fashioned family fun in cities across the country.
|Throughout the year|
Upcoming/Current Sponsor Events
With the purchase of every new Volvo, participating Volvo retailers will donate $10 to ALSF.
Book your rental car now and save up to 25% off base rates. 5% of your rental will be donated to Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation.
|babyGap||Gap.com & globally in select Gap stores||
This summer, babyGap is partnering with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) by launching an exclusive collection of baby and toddler apparel comprised of summer essentials for boys and girls including onesies, tees, dresses and swim trunks featuring whimsical designs evoking the cheerfulness of lemons. The collection includes a selection of six tees and onesies with the message “When Life Gives You Lemons…Make a Lemonade Stand.” One hundred percent of profits from sales of these six pieces will be donated to ALSF. Go to: gap.com to learn more.
From May 8-31, visit your local Five Below store and purchase a paper lemon to benefit ALSF. And be sure to take a selfie at the Selfie Stand in Five Below using #5BAlexSelfie and Five Below will donate $1 for every photo shared.
|May 8-31, 2017|
|ACME Markets Inc.||All Locations||
From June 2-16, ACME Markets Inc. will be selling paper lemons at the register for a donation to raise money for Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation and the fight against childhood cancer.
|June 2-16, 2017|
|Firebirds Wood Fired Grill||All Locations||
Join us for National Lemonade Days, June 3-11 at all Firebirds locations. Enjoy a refreshing cup of lemonade for a $3 donation with all proceeds going to Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation's fight against childhood cancer.
|June 3-11, 2017|
|The Lemon Run at Dorney Park||Allentown, PA||
Dorney Park will host their 3rd Annual Lemon Run: Lehigh Valley. This 5k race will be a wave start, which each wave starting on Steel Force.
|June 4, 2017|
|Applebee’s Restaurants||Participating Locations||
Participating Applebee’s restaurants will raise funds as part of the Applebee’s Serves program in support of ALSF. Fundraising efforts vary by locations and include Applebee’s donating a portion of the sale of each lemonade (all varieties) through their Summer Squeeze® promotion and/or purchasing a paper lemon in support of childhood cancer research.
|June 26 - July 31, 2017|
|A.C. Moore||All Locations||
A.C. Moore invites customers to join them in the fight against childhood cancer by donating $1 to ALSF.
|July 2-29, 2017|
Auntie Anne’s is asking guests to “Give Hope” by visiting their local store and purchasing an Auntie Anne’s customized pretzel ribbon icon for $1.
|July 17 - September 10, 2017|
|A.C. Moore||All Locations||
Special Make & Take to support A.C. Moore’s Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation campaign: Decorate a Cookie with Wilton – Date TBD at all locations.