The Childhood Cancer Blog

The Childhood Cancer Blog

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from Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation!

October 25, 2019

On October 24, 2019, Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) lost a member of our Foundation family. ALSF employee and childhood cancer hero, Elijah Talley passed away at the age of 18.

Each of us at ALSF has a fond memory of Elijah--whether it was listening to him play his guitar or working side-by-side with him at events to raise awareness and money for research. Elijah knew childhood cancer first-hand.  He was diagnosed with stage IV neuroblastoma when he was just 4 years old. He fought the disease for 14 years, first at his home hospital in Arkansas. Later, Elijah, together... Read More

July 9, 2019
Amazon Prime Days are July 15-16, 2019 and you can fill your cart and do your part for kids with cancer! While you search through all those deals for the most epic savings, be sure to shop through Amazon Smile (Smile.Amazon.Com) and select ALSF as your charitable organization.

Guess what? Amazon Prime Day, July 15-16, 2019, is not only a parade of epic deals, but a perfect time to fill your cart, while doing your part for kids with cancer!

While you shop for epic deals on school supplies, lemonade stand staples, summer must-haves and fun impulse purchases, be sure to shop through Amazon Smile and select Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) as your charitable organization of choice. When you do, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5 percent of your eligible purchase... Read More

January 30, 2019
  • You can host a lemonade stand anytime or anywhere! Above, ALSF founder Alex Scott hosts one of her early lemonade stands in her front yard.
    You can host a lemonade stand anytime or anywhere! Above, ALSF founder Alex Scott hosts one of her early lemonade stands in her front yard.
  • Winter is a great time to support ALSF! Swap the lemonade for hot chocolate!
    Winter is a great time to support ALSF! Swap the lemonade for hot chocolate!
  • After Mallory lost her sister Kelly to osteosarcoma, she decided to help the fight for cures by becoming a Champion for Kids with Cancer and dedicating her basketball season to ALSF.
    After Mallory lost her sister Kelly to osteosarcoma, she decided to help the fight for cures by becoming a Champion for Kids with Cancer and dedicating her basketball season to ALSF.

When 4-year-old Alex Scott began telling her parents about her wish to hold a lemonade stand, they thought it was cute. It was January and too cold to host a lemonade stand. Liz recalls asking Alex, “What is it you would possibly want to buy?”

Alex did not want a new toy or a treat. Alex wanted other kids with cancer to feel better like she did. When she finally hosted her lemonade stand a few months later, Alex took the first step towards her dream. Alex’s first lemonade stand raised over $2,000!

While we know... Read More

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