The Childhood Cancer Blog

The Childhood Cancer Blog

Welcome to The Childhood Cancer Blog
from Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation!

September 3, 2020

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. It is a month when we honor children with cancer, children who have survived cancer and the children who have died from cancer. It is a month of “Going Gold,” and working to ensure that childhood cancer is spotlighted. 

At Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), Childhood Cancer Awareness Month is about more than awareness—it is about action. Our founder, Alex Scott, left us a legacy of working together, contributing what we could and knowing that no matter who we are or what our contribution is, we can make a difference. 

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August 28, 2020
  • Receive pledges and log your distance onto your fundraising page. Our presenting sponsor, Volvo Car USA, will donate $10 for every team member that signs up through August 31, so register today! Sign up to run, walk or ride for The Million Mile this September.
    Receive pledges and log your distance onto your fundraising page. ALSF presenting sponsor, Volvo Car USA, will donate $10 for every team member that signs up through August 31, so register today!
  • You can rack up the miles this September and together, we can find cures for childhood cancer!
    You can rack up the miles this September and together, we can find cures for childhood cancer!
  • Get your dog in on The Million Mile tracking fun!
    Get your dog in on The Million Mile tracking fun!
  • Lace up those sneakers and get ready to track some miles.
    Lace up those sneakers and get ready to track some miles.

Ready to take your fitness to the next level? September is the perfect time to join a 30-day fitness challenge to accelerate your fitness goals and lock in healthy habits! And this year, while so many of us are forced to stay apart, joining a virtual fitness challenge is an awesome way to connect with each other, motivate together, and reach fitness goals all while staying safe!

Don't know where to begin? Why not try The Million Mile, Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation's virtual month-long childhood cancer... Read More

August 28, 2020
  • The girl with almost every princess dress: Alison
    The girl with almost every princess dress: Alison
  • The boy with an amazing outlook: Frankie
    The boy with an amazing outlook: Frankie
  • The girl who has us: Ellie
    The girl who has us: Ellie

In just a few days, it will be September. September is the start of a new school year, a new season, and it is also Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. 

Every day, 43 children are diagnosed. Every day, children who should be soaking up the last days of summer at the pool or trying on new sneakers for back-to-school, are forced to undergo painful treatments. 

These kids are much more than their cancer. They dream of big futures as astronauts and veterinarians. They make new friends at their cancer clinics and play with Legos while they wait for appointments. They get back to... Read More

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