The Childhood Cancer Blog

The Childhood Cancer Blog

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from Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation!

August 21, 2020
a stand for hope telethon

Childhood cancer does not take a break because of COVID-19 and neither does Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. Children need our help more than ever. 

This year the 14th Annual Alex Scott: A Stand for Hope Telethon hosted by CBS 3 is going virtual. This yearly tradition brings together inspirational stories from childhood cancer families, supporters and the amazing team at CBS 3 Philly.  It is an incredible day of feel-good stories — that always leaves everyone inspired to make a difference for kids with cancer. 

The... Read More

August 20, 2020
lemonade stand

Happy National Lemonade Day everyone! My name is Steven Jonas and I am an Assistant Professor and Pediatric oncologist at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital and a proud Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) Young Investigator Awardee. I guide patient care as a clinician and I also study cancer as a researcher. 

Something we can all agree on is that 2020 has been a pretty crazy year where we’ve all faced new challenges and learned a lot about ourselves as we each find creative ways to turn life’s lemons into lemonade. With everything that has been going on lately, one thing that is... Read More

August 19, 2020
  • the stafford family
  • happy national lemonade day

Each year, National Lemonade Day is celebrated on August 20. Here at Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), we find that our supporters are the experts at turning lemons into lemonade.

From making actual lemonade or lemonade flavored treats, to making “lemonade” during challenging times or making lemonade in the lab searching for cures for childhood cancer, ALSF supporters have lots of creative ideas for celebrating National Lemonade Day today and every day! 

Here are some creative ways to make lemonade, straight from the ALSF team of experts:

1.    ... Read More