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August 19, 2019
Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) works with schools across the country to raise money through fundraising events such as the Great Lemonade War, Change Childhood Cancer and, of course, lemonade stands! The support that schools give to ALSF each year is invaluable. 

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) works with schools across the country to raise money through fundraising events such as the Great Lemonade War, Change Childhood Cancer and, of course, lemonade stands! The support that schools give to ALSF each year is invaluable. 

To support schools as they support childhood cancer research, ALSF updated its school resources. These new lesson plans enrich the experience of learning about ALSF, while also adhering to the demands of the school day.

Here are three ways to... Read More

July 23, 2019
  • Southwest Elementary in Clemmons, North Carolina has been hosting lemonade stands since 2012. They have raised over $43,000.
    Southwest Elementary in Clemmons, North Carolina has been hosting lemonade stands since 2012. They have raised over $43,000.
  • For the past three years, the summer math camp at Wyoming Seminary Lower School has incorporated a lemonade stand into their math lessons. The camp finishes the week with a lemonade stand and has raised over $1,300 so far.
    For the past three years, the summer math camp at Wyoming Seminary Lower School has incorporated a lemonade stand into their math lessons. The camp finishes the week with a lemonade stand and has raised over $1,300 so far.

Calling all teachers! The new school year is right around the corner! 

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) programs are a great way to teach students about how they can make a difference in the fight against childhood cancer while also enhancing lesson plans and curriculum development. 

As you plan the year, consider these six community service classroom activities that are easy to integrate into your lesson plans. You can pick one activity or combine a few to create a unique and meaningful experience at your school:

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September 26, 2018

by Trish Adkins

When Beth Cook’s then 8-year-old son Travis was diagnosed with a brain tumor, she did not know what to say. 

The diagnosis came after Travis hit his head really hard and Beth thought he had a concussion. An MRI revealed there was no concussion, but there was a diffuse and inoperable brain tumor. 

“I did not know what to tell Travis, but I had to tell him,” recalls Beth. “I told him there was something in his head that didn't belong there, but it was going to be ok because he had the best doctors in the world taking care of him. I didn't know if that... Read More

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