Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation Blog

Welcome to the official blog of Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation!

November 21, 2018

by Annie Korp

Giving Tuesday is the philanthropic outlet for all the money you’ll save when you shop the sales on Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday.  You’ve saved and now you can pass those savings forward and donate on Giving Tuesday! Here’s how to ensure your hard-earned donation makes the most impact:

  • Find a cause you’re passionate about

Here at Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), we are  passionate about funding innovative and life-saving childhood cancer research... Read More

November 20, 2018

Three years into treatment for stage IV neuroblastoma, Eli was out of options. His cancer was not quitting; but neither was Eli.

His family and local team of doctors in Arkansas found out about some promising treatments available 1,200 miles away in Philadelphia. There was no hesitation: the family would make the trip. Eli enrolled in his first clinical trial, led by Dr. John Maris, an ALSF-funded researcher. The trip to Philadelphia was long and expensive; but the ALSF Travel for Care progr... 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