The Childhood Cancer Blog

The Childhood Cancer Blog

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from Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation!

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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. Our founder Alex Scott's first-ever front yard lemonade stand was 23 years ago. While so much has changed, one thing hasn't: a lemonade stand is a sweet (and effective!) way to help kids with cancer. 

This year, you can join... Read More

nick priest alsf supporter

In his final days, Nick Priest's father taught him this lesson:

“Don’t just accept your fate. Decide your fate.”

Little did his dad know that the tenacity he showed would inspire Nick to start devoting his life to others at the age of 4. 

When Nick’s teacher taught their class about Alex Scott, it sparked in him a desire to hold his own lemonade stand in honor of his dad, who was bravely battling cancer. Their first annual stand was a tremendous success, but sadly, Nick’s dad passed away when Nick was only 6.

Still determined to carry on his father’s legacy... Read More

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    Connor and his family host their first lemonade stand in Memphis.
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    Alexandra is no stranger to hosting lemonade stands.
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    Father and son duo Christopher and Barron built a lemonade stand from milk crates.
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    At Helen's first stand, visitors each received a cookie and lemonade!

Kids with cancer need all of us to work together to make a difference! Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) founder, Alex Scott, believed that every donation could add up to cures for kids, and she was right. Every year, volunteer fundraisers raise millions of dollars. From front yard lemonade stands to online fundraisers, the creativity and dedication of supporters makes innovative research possible. 

Last weekend, supporters all across the country kicked off Lemonade Days, the ALSF annual week of lemonade stands. Families, friends and... Read More