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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

December 5, 2018
  • Like our famous lemonade, the temperatures are icy cold all winter long. Instead of hiding from cold winter days, warm yourself up with some good times for a great cause!
  • Childhood cancer hero Matthew, pictured above, raised over $8,000 at his hot chocolate stand.
  • Build awareness and gingerbread houses to raise funds for research. Pictured above, guests at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City party decorate houses to benefit ALSF.
  • Lemons are sour--but raising money for childhood cancer is sweet! Above, contestants in the Northwestern Mutual Lemon Face contest make their lemon faces!

by Trish Adkins

Like our famous lemonade, the temperatures outside are icy cold this winter. Instead of hiding from cold winter days, warm up with some good times for a worthy cause! You can help Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) fight childhood cancer and gets kids closer to cures. From making crazy lemon faces to swapping lemonade for hot chocolate, there are so many fun ways you can fund childhood cancer research through ALSF! 

1. Swap out Lemonade for Hot Chocolate ALSF supporter and childhood cancer hero Matthew hosted “Matthew’s Miraculous Hot Cocoa Stand for... Read More

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

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