Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation Blog

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

January 17, 2020
  • Alex Scott at her stand
    Alex Scott at her stand

Alex Scott was just 4 years old when she told her parents that she wanted to host a lemonade stand. That initial and extraordinary lemonade stand raised $2,000 and launched a movement to cure childhood cancer.

Like Alex, all kids can make a difference! Get your own family involved in a service project just in time for the National Day of Service on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Here are five ideas that help kids learn about community service:

1. Plan A Lemonade Stand

Any time of year is great for hosting a lemonade stand! Kids can host a pop-up lemonade stand on a... Read More

December 12, 2019

’Tis the season for holiday shopping! We’ve got something for everyone on your list. When you shop with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) or one of our partners, your gifts help fund childhood cancer research and raise invaluable awareness of the need for cures!

From jewelry to gifts for party hosts to cozy socks, we’ve got something that will make everyone on your list happy. (And trust us, this stuff is so great, you’ll want to toss in a few gifts for yourself too!)  

1. Because Jewelry is Always a Good... Read More

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