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May 5, 2017
Getting media attention for your lemonade stand is a great way to raise awareness of the need for childhood cancer research

Matt Lauer interviewing Alex Scott in 2004 on The Today Show. 

 by Annie Korp, ALSF Public Relations Specialist

One of the reasons Alex was able to raise $2,000 at her first lemonade stand was because her aunt called their local paper. There was a small write-up in the community news section. People saw it and showed up to support Alex who wanted to give the money to her doctors and her hospital by hosting a lemonade stand. 

Getting mentions in your local newspapers and community media is an amazing way to spread the word about your lemonade stand and raise awareness of the need for childhood cancer research! It is one more way your... Read More

December 22, 2016

For those of us in the northern United States, it feels like days of sipping lemonade are far behind us during these long winter months. But, every day is a great day to support Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation! Leave the icy cold lemonade behind and instead, embrace the winter season!  

Curing Childhood Cancer, One Gingerbread House At a Time One of our supporters, the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in the Virginia suburbs of Washington... Read More

January 15, 2016

Now is the perfect time to book your 2016 Lemonade Stand!  

Celebrate the Martin Luther King Day of Service by planning your Lemonade Stand fundraiser to support Alex ‘s Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer.   This year, the Martin Luther King Day of Service also coincides with our founder’s birthday. On January 18, we celebrate the day Alexandra “Alex” Scott was born and her lasting legacy of hope for a cure for all children battling cancer. 

Alex also believed that kids could make a real... Read More