10 Ways to Support Childhood Cancer Research This Holiday Season

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10 ways to support childhood cancer research

This December (and beyond!) you can support Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation’s mission of funding childhood cancer research by shopping, donating and joining the cause! Together we can find cures, one cup at a time!

Here are 10 great ways to support childhood cancer research:

1. Purchase Items from our Amazing Partners

Several of our amazing partners have incorporated ALSF into their products! If you have a jewelry lover on your list (or if you are the jewelry lover), you will adore the bracelets from Alex and Ani, Chavez for Charity, Tess + Tricia and Oriana Lamarca. Send some sweet lemon cookies from Cheryl’s special Lemonade Cookie Collection or send some sunshine with the special ALSF glassybaby votive holder. Check out our full list of sponsored products here. 

2. Shop Your Way Through Our 2017 Gift Guide

Alex’s Shop has everything you need to raise awareness and check off the gifts on your list! Our 2017 gift guide includes 10 of our favorite items that support childhood cancer awareness. From socks to sweatshirts to our signature cookbook, Alex’s Shop will make you a star at every gift-giving occasion!

3. Snag Your Invite to the Ball

Be your loved one’s fairy godmother (or godfather!) and snag some tickets to The Lemon Ball! Held each year in downtown Philadelphia, The Lemon Ball is our fanciest event of the year. Be inspired all night long, while enjoying signature cocktails and fine food.
4. Gift Research

The perfect gift for those who have everything is the gift of childhood cancer research! With donation options to fit every budget (from $25 for 30 minutes to $800 for 2 days of research), you can sponsor cutting-edge childhood cancer research on behalf of a friend or family member. Plus, ALSF will send them a handwritten acknowledgment card and you can rest easy with the knowledge that your 30 minutes of research could be the 30 minutes that leads to a breakthrough.
5. Set Up Amazon Smile

We all love last minute shopping with Amazon Prime! During the holiday season and all year long, your Amazon shopping can also benefit ALSF. When you shop at and select Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation as your charitable organization, the Amazon Smile Foundation will donate .5% of your eligible purchase price to us. 

6. Take a Survey

While you wait in long lines at the mall or spend hours at the airport for holiday travel, take a couple of surveys on SurveyMonkey and raise money for ALSF! When you sign up here and select ALSF as your preferred charity, SurveyMonkey will donate 50 cents to ALSF for each brief survey you complete. You’ll also earn a chance to win great prizes!

7. Donate Your Car

Shopping for a new car before the year ends and need to unload an old car? Vehicle donations are another way to help raise funds and awareness for childhood cancer. When you donate a vehicle with Cars that Cure, you help fund important childhood cancer research. You can donate cars, trucks, boats, snowmobiles, ATVs and more. 

8. Pick your 2018 Lemonade Stand Date

It’s never too early (or too cold) to host a lemonade stand. Reserve your date for your 2018 Alex’s Lemonade Stand, now. Whether you host in winter, spring, summer or fall, now is the perfect time to start planning how you will make a difference in 2018! 

9. Resolve To Race

January 1st brings New Year’s resolutions! If your resolution this year is to run a marathon or get in better shape, join Team Lemon, ALSF’s charity racing team. Team Lemon members train for races, fundraise and represent ALSF all over the country. It is a great way to meet your athletic goals while helping find cures. 

10. One Cup At A Time Club

Our founder, Alex Scott, believed everyone’s contributions made a difference – no matter how big or small! The story of her lemonade stand shows how little things can have a big impact on childhood cancer. Join our “One Cup at a Time” club and follow in Alex’s footsteps by making a recurring gift each month. This is a great way to give back and help find cures, one cup at a time. 

Thank you for your generous support that will help us find cures for children battling cancer. Your support helps children like Elijah, who has been battling neuroblastoma for 13 years. Elijah’s hope for a cure comes from the cutting-edge research our supporters make possible. Read more about Elijah and how you can support his search for a cure here.