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
|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.
|September 1-30, 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 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|
|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.
|Striking Out Childhood Cancer||Petaluma, CA||
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!
|November 12, 2017|
|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
|January 12, 2018|
|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.
|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.
|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.
|Midwest Lemonade Days||Midwest USA||
This is a community effort involving 25 Hy-Vee locations hosting lemonade stands throughout Kansas and Missouri during one weekend in June.
|June 1 - 2, 2018|
|Alex's Lemonade Days||Nationwide||
Host and/or support thousands of stands and events across the country over 9 special days!
|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.”
|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.
|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.
|The Freedom Ride||Independence, MO||
Bike individually or with your family on country roads!
|June 30, 2018|
|Alex’s Table: A Summer Dinner in Jackson Hole||Jackson Hole, WY||
Presented by famed chef David Burke and noted chef/restaurateur Gavin Fine, Alex’s Table: A Summer Dinner in Jackson Hole will welcome 40 guests to Il Villaggio Osteria’s mountainside private dining room that will showcase incredible culinary presentations, alongside wine, beer and spirit pairings from and inspired by Jackson Hole.
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. For more information, visit http://www.budget.com/alsf.
|Gap||Gap.com & globally in select Gap stores||
This summer, GAP is partnering with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) by launching an exclusive collection of baby, toddler and adult apparel comprised of summer essentials for the entire family! One hundred percent of the net profits from the sale of this tee will help ALSF in the fight against pediatric cancer. Go to Gap.com to learn more.
|While Supplies Last|
|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 30, 2017|
|Panera Bakery Cafes||Participating Locations||
Participating Panera Bakery Cafes will raise funds for ALSF by donating a portion of the sale of each Frozen Lemonade.
|July 1-31, 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|
Rita's locations ask guests to donate $1 for a paper lemon to raise money for Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation and the fight against childhood cancer.
|July 3 - July 30, 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|
|Big O Tires||Participating locations||
Big O Tires® will support ALSF by collecting donations in stores.
|August 1-31, 2017|
|ILWU Alex’s Coast Run||San Pedro, CA||
ILWU Walk the Coast in Los Angeles will host a family-friendly community event on Saturday, August 12th at Point Fermin Park in San Pedro. The 5k Alex’s Coast Run and comfortable 1Mile Family Walk start at 8:30 am. The 5k course along the Southern California coast has beautiful views and challenge. Run around the 1874 Point Fermin Lighthouse, WWII gun batteries and the famous Korean Friendship Bell. Our 1k Kids Fun Run begins at 9:30 am - after mom and dad compete.
|August 12, 2017|
|Red Robin Gourmet Burgers||Nationwide||
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers is proud to support Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation through various events throughout the year and through sales of our signature Freckled Lemonade®. On August 20, in honor of National Lemonade Day, 460 Red Robin locations nationwide hold lemonade stands. Please help us support the fight against childhood cancer by donating through your local Red Robin’s restaurant page - www.redrobin.com/ALSF
|August 20, 2017|