The Childhood Cancer Blog

The Childhood Cancer Blog

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from Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation!

September 18, 2020
5 free educational downloads

We are all at home, more than ever before! Whether your child has downtime during Zoom calls and needs a fun activity to keep them engaged or you are a teacher looking for some enrichment for your students, these free, fun downloads are just what you need to have some non-screen time fun.

These are also great activities for educational pods or traditional homeschoolers, as well as scout groups! 

Here are five awesome free, educational downloads from Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF):

1.    ... Read More

September 18, 2020
we're halfway there

September is halfway over — which means we are halfway through The Million Mile and halfway through Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. 

Thousands of supporters are logging miles and fundraising all September long in honor of the more than 800 children that are affected by childhood cancer every day. Participants have logged nearly 300,000 miles and raised over $1 million! 

We are so inspired by the peaks they climb, the miles they pedal and the pavements they pound! Here are some amazing, feel-good stories from our Million Mile teams:

1.    Team Smiles for Scarlett... Read More

September 15, 2020
childhood cancer awareness ribbon

For kids facing a childhood cancer diagnosis, 2020 has brought a double dose of uncertainty. Children still need treatment. Families need to manage that treatment alongside both the disruptions of the pandemic and regular life — work, mortgages and school. 

In the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) surveyed families through the My Childhood Cancer Survey Series. My Childhood Cancer collects... Read More