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from Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation!

December 29, 2020

After his son Liam’s brain tumor diagnosis and treatment, Allen knew he wanted to do something to help other kids facing cancer. Allen turned to his hobby, simulation racing games (Sim racing), and his friends to raise more than $6,500 for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation through a livestream event. 

Liam was 7 years old when his parents Allen and Laura started noticing that his eyelids were drooping and fluttering. 

“I asked him if he was tired,” recalls Allen. 

The fluttering was first suspected to be a rare autoimmune disorder. Blood work did not confirm the diagnosis. After months of not knowing for sure what was wrong with her son, Laura found an autoimmune disorder specialist at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), thousands of miles away from their home in Dallas. 

Once at CHOP, the specialist nearly immediately confirmed that Liam did not have... Read More

December 23, 2020
cleats worn by jalen hurts

They may be rivals on the football field, but one thing unites Jalen Hurts of the Philadelphia Eagles, Aaron Jones of the Green Bay Packers and Sony Michel of the New England Patriots: the sweet cleats they each donned for kids with cancer at their December 6, 2020 NFL games. The cleats were specially designed and featured Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF).

The promotion was part of the #MyCauseMyCleats campaign. The campaign gives NFL players a chance to select a charity near and dear to their hearts. Then the players represent the charity by wearing the special cleats on... Read More

December 15, 2020
2020 alsf gift guide

’Tis the season for holiday shopping! We’ve got something for everyone on your list. When you shop with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) or one of our partners, your gifts help fund childhood cancer research and raise invaluable awareness of the need for cures!

From jewelry to gifts for party hosts to cozy socks, we’ve got something that will make everyone on your list happy. (And trust us, this stuff is so great, you’ll want to toss in a few gifts for yourself too!)  

1. Because Jewelry is Always a Good... Read More

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