4th Annual Celebrity Casino Night
The Jason Matthew Salon will partner with ALSF to host a Celebrity Casino Night on Thursday, October 28 in Philadelphia. This fun event will feature local fare, amazing prizes and of course Roulette, Craps, Blackjack, and Poker dealt by local personalities. There will be some amazing prizes up for grabs including trips to Las Vegas, Atlantic City and Nantucket. Among the famous faces that will be in the crowd: NBC 10’s Lu Ann Cahn & John Clark, CBS 3’s Pat Ciarrocchi, ABC 6’s Nydia Han, FOX 29’s Mike Jerrick, Comcast Sportsnet’s Dei Lynam, My 106.1’s Donna Storm and many more. Making the evening even more special, Casino Night will act as an early preview to Halloween and while costumes aren’t mandatory, small prizes will be given for the best!
>> Buy tickets here!
Boo-tastic Lemonade Stand
Get in the Halloween spirit this year by raising funds and awareness for ALSF! Though we are calling it a Boo-tastic Lemonade Stand, you don’t even necessarily have to hold a lemonade stand to get involved! All you need to do is gather your friends and family to help scare away childhood cancer by raising money to support the foundation. Your Boo-tastic stand can be as simple as a small “spookified” stand on Halloween to something as grand as a full-on Halloween block party complete with haunted house.
>> Visit our website for ways to get involved this Halloween season!
L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade
Following in the footsteps of the wildly successful Great Chefs Event held annually in Philadelphia, Chefs Suzanne Goin & Chef David Lentz will bring culinary greats together in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 7 from 12– 4PM at Culver Studios in Culver City, California. Deemed L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade, the event, sponsored by Volvo, will invite foodies from all corners of the globe for an afternoon of fantastic fare, cocktails for a cause, a live auction and much more. Among the chefs participating will be Marc Vetri, Food Network’s Giada De Laurentiis, John Besh, Paul Kahan, Jonathan Waxman and many others.
>> Learn more or buy tickets!
ALSF will host the 2nd Annual Lemon Run 5K, presented by Volvo, on Sunday, November 14 at 8:30AM. The event, which will move location to Memorial Hall in beautiful Fairmount Park, will include a 5K run/walk and a kids’ race. The run and walk fee for those who register in advance is $25 per person, and the kids’ race (under 12 years) is $10 per child. Fees the day of will be $30 and $15 respectively. As an added incentive to register online, the first 1,000 people to register will receive a free limited edition Lemon Run t-shirt! If you are not in the Philadelphia area, not to worry, you can participate virtually by running or walking in your neighborhood that same day!
>> Register now!
Strawberry Shortcake Continues!
As you may recall, ALSF teamed up with Strawberry Shortcake in September to raise awareness for National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. We are pleased to report that this partnership will continue throughout the month of October! Thus far, over 200 volunteers have held Strawberry Alex’s Lemonade Stands, and we are hoping to reach 300 by the end of the month. Remember, that for each of the first 300 stands registered, Strawberry Shortcake will directly donate $50 to Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation!
>> Help us reach our goal!