Leading Like Alex: How You Can Make A Difference Through Lemon Club

by Allie Neenan, founding co-President of the Dallas Lemon Club at the University of Texas    

For the past three years, I have been a leader of the Dallas Lemon Club at the University of Texas (UT). We are a group of students from varied backgrounds with a common goal: curing childhood cancer. I learned about the club from its founder, my classmate and dear friend, Usman. I never heard of Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation before meeting Usman, but his passion for this cause was contagious. Alex's legacy has that effect on people.

10 Ways to Make Your School Lemonade Stand Fundraiser a Sweet Success

Guest post by Elisa Cobb and Angie Aselin, 2nd Grade Teachers, Spring Texas

Every year, our principal asks our team to come up with a second-grade level philanthropy project. While brainstorming new ideas, one of our team members suggested Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF). The majority of us didn’t know much about it. As educators of 8-year-old children, it didn’t take much research to realize we had chosen our philanthropy—ALSF is all about kids helping other kids! 

Five Ways Kids Are Making a Difference for Childhood Cancer

by Adam Paris, ALSF

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation started because Alex believed so strongly in the power of kids helping kids. Whether it’s hitting a hole-in-one, challenging classes to a change war or cheering up SuperSibs, kids are thinking of creative ways to help the fight against childhood cancer. Here are five ways children across the country are making a difference:

1. Turning Sports Stats Into Research Dollars

Five Schools Fighting Childhood Cancer One Lemonade Stand at a Time

by Trish Adkins, ALSF

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation was founded on the belief that kids can help other kids! We’ve always had amazing schools and teachers supporting our mission and raising funds for research. Here are five schools making a difference one cup at a time:

1. How Can One Child Make A Difference: Erpenbeck Elementary School, Florence, KY