The Childhood Cancer Blog

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from Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation!

April 23, 2021

Hosting a lemonade stand on a hot summer day is a great way to beat the heat and help kids beat childhood cancer! This year, Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation’s (ALSF) annual Lemonade Days is back! It is the perfect time to come together and help raise funds for childhood cancer research. 

This year, like last year, is a little different than our founder Alex Scott’s first-ever front yard lemonade stand in 2000. While the pandemic has served as a lemon, technology, creativity and dedication has helped ALSF make... Read More

August 19, 2020
  • the stafford family
  • happy national lemonade day

Each year, National Lemonade Day is celebrated on August 20. Here at Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), we find that our supporters are the experts at turning lemons into lemonade.

From making actual lemonade or lemonade flavored treats, to making “lemonade” during challenging times or making lemonade in the lab searching for cures for childhood cancer, ALSF supporters have lots of creative ideas for celebrating National Lemonade Day today and every day! 

Here are some creative ways to make lemonade, straight from the ALSF team of experts:

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May 31, 2019
  • The team at A.C. Moore has the sweetest ideas for your DIY Lemonade Stand!
    The team at A.C. Moore has the sweetest ideas for your DIY Lemonade Stand!
  • Get creative with lemonade stand signs for your neighborhood!
    Get creative with lemonade stand signs for your neighborhood!
  • Add some flair to your stand with balloons and flag decor.
    Add some flair to your stand with balloons and flag decor.
  • Wooden crates are a great material for building for a DIY Lemonade Stand.
    Wooden crates are a great material for building for a DIY Lemonade Stand.
  • Cupcakes are the perfect match for cold lemonade!
    Cupcakes are the perfect match for cold lemonade!
  • Personalize t-shirts for your Lemonade Stand crew!
    Personalize t-shirts for your Lemonade Stand crew!
  • A.C. Moore has great printable templates for custom lemonade stand flyers.
    A.C. Moore has great printable templates for custom lemonade stand flyers.
  • Make your own donation boxes to keep donations safe and secure with this fun project from A.C. Moore.
    Make your own donation boxes to keep donations safe and secure with this fun project from A.C. Moore.

A cool, tall glass of lemonade on a hot day tastes pretty good—but nothing tastes as sweet as giving back feels. Use your creativity to host a fundraiser for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF)!

Alexandra “Alex” Scott set up her front yard lemonade stand when she was just 4 years old, raising more than $2,000 that she gave to doctors so that they could find cures for all children battling cancer.

Today, ALSF has funded hundreds of research projects across the United States and Canada and has established support programs for families seeking cutting-edge treatments for... Read More

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