Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation Blog

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November 6, 2018

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) founder Alex Scott battled neuroblastoma. When she began hosting lemonade stands, her family thought Alex would want the money raised to help kids who were also diagnosed with neuroblastoma.

But Alex had other plans—she wanted to help all kids. Alex wanted to find cures for all types of childhood cancer. Alex knew that cures weren’t just for her. Cures are what every child deserves. 

Every day, 36 children in the United States are diagnosed with cancer. Childhood cancer is not just one disease. There are... Read More

October 26, 2018

Most kids equate Halloween with getting heaps of candy treats, but Jayne Konatsotis of Wilton, Connecticut saw an opportunity to do something sweet for Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF).  Jayne, a senior at Wilton High School, rallied more than a hundred of her classmates and organized a Halloween “Trunk-or-Treat” event in her town to raise awareness and funds for childhood cancer research. 

Jayne’s idea for a Trunk-or-Treat was inspired by her own happy Halloween memories. She explained that when Hurricane Sandy struck her town, kids were unable to trick-or-treat due to... Read More

October 16, 2018

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month may be over, but the fight for cures continues every day.

by Trish Adkins

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) has declared a war on childhood cancer.

Every day of every month of every year, the equivalent of a classroom of children is diagnosed with cancer in the United States—36 sons, daughters, brothers and sisters—all facing the fight of their lives. 

ALSF has worked to find cures—and has already made incredible strides in improving standards of care, increasing the number of... Read More