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December 4, 2019
  Here's how you can help fight childhood cancer every day

Six year old Izzy Rita crossed the finish line in October at the ALSF End Chidlhood Cancer Walk/Run. 

Two weeks after Izzy celebrated her first birthday, her parents noticed unusual stiffness in her neck. 

They never imagined the cause would be a spinal cord tumor called ganglioglioma.

Surgery, chemotherapy and rehabilitative therapies followed. The tumor and surgery left Izzy without the ability to walk on her own. Then, when Izzy was 2 years old, she participated in the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation’s Lemon Run for the first time. She crossed the finish line of the 5K, with her dad and hundreds of cheering fans. ... Read More

November 25, 2019
At Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), Giving Tuesday is a day for everyone to make a difference for kids fighting cancer.  Your gift will fund researchers looking for safer treatments and cures, and provide travel expense coverage to families as they journey to potentially life-saving treatments. You can also support siblings with comfort and care as they experience childhood cancer on the sidelines.

While Black Friday and Cyber Monday officially kick off the holiday shopping season, Giving Tuesday (held on the first Tuesday following Thanksgiving) kicks off the holiday giving season. 

First celebrated in 2012, Giving Tuesday began as a social media hashtag (#GivingTuesday) and has since grown into a global movement to celebrate the power of giving back and funding the charities that depend on the support of every-day citizens to do good work in their communities. 

At Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF),... Read More

November 7, 2019
While the world recognizes September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, we all know that childhood cancer does not just happen in September. Every day, 43 kids are diagnosed with cancer. Every day, every month, you can make a difference for those children and help researchers get closer to cures.  

While the world recognizes September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, we all know that childhood cancer does not just happen in September. Every day, 43 kids are diagnosed with cancer. Every day, every month, you can make a difference for those children and help researchers get closer to cures.  

Here are some simple ways that you can help kids with cancer this fall:

1. Go Gold—All Year Round

The Gold Ribbon, which signifies childhood cancer awareness, is the perfect accessory all year... Read More

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