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November 7, 2019
While the world recognizes September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, we all know that childhood cancer does not just happen in September. Every day, 43 kids are diagnosed with cancer. Every day, every month, you can make a difference for those children and help researchers get closer to cures.  

While the world recognizes September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, we all know that childhood cancer does not just happen in September. Every day, 43 kids are diagnosed with cancer. Every day, every month, you can make a difference for those children and help researchers get closer to cures.  

Here are some simple ways that you can help kids with cancer this fall:

1. Go Gold—All Year Round

The Gold Ribbon, which signifies childhood cancer awareness, is the perfect accessory all year... Read More

October 25, 2019

On October 24, 2019, Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) lost a member of our Foundation family. ALSF employee and childhood cancer hero, Elijah Talley passed away at the age of 18.

Each of us at ALSF has a fond memory of Elijah--whether it was listening to him play his guitar or working side-by-side with him at events to raise awareness and money for research. Elijah knew childhood cancer first-hand.  He was diagnosed with stage IV neuroblastoma when he was just 4 years old. He fought the disease for 14 years, first at his home hospital in Arkansas. Later, Elijah, together... Read More

October 9, 2019
  • Luke aimed to make 20 saves and raise $2,500 during the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series Eastern Regional Finals. In the end, he raised nearly $15,000 for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation.
    Luke aimed to make 20 saves and raise $2,500 during the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series Eastern Regional Finals. In the end, he raised nearly $15,000 for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation.
  • Luke (in red above) is 6’4” tall. “Luke’s a big athlete,” said his dad Eric, “But we are most proud of his big heart.”
    Luke (in red above) is 6’4” tall. “Luke’s a big athlete,” said his dad Eric, “But we are most proud of his big heart.”

High school junior Luke Snyder is not unfamiliar with making saves. 

During a typical soccer game, the 16-year-old goalie relentlessly protects his team’s goal. As a result, Luke’s Mechanicsburg, PA-based soccer club team, the HMMS Eagle FC ’03 is ranked 8th in the country. 

But this past summer, Luke did more than make saves on the soccer field. Luke decided to help make some saves for children with cancer. 

Luke was looking for an opportunity to give back to the community. His dad, Eric Snyder, happened to meet an Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) board... Read More

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