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How Kickers, Punters and Long Snappers are Making a Difference in the Childhood Cancer Fight

Ohio All-State football player, Matt Colella battled cancer as a middle school student. As a way to raise money for childhood cancer research while still in high school, Matt asked others to pledge a dollar amount for each point he made as his team’s kicker. The idea worked and Matt initially raised over $7,000.

Moms on a Mission: Meet Liz Scott and Allison Clarke

by Trish Adkins, ALSF 

In 2000, 4-year-old Alexandra “Alex” Scott asked her parents to help host her first lemonade stand in her front yard. Alex had been battling neuroblastoma since just before her first birthday and wanted to do something to help other kids battling cancer feel better. Alex raised over $2,000 at her first stand and kicked off a legacy of lemonade stands and hope. 

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