The Childhood Cancer Blog

The Childhood Cancer Blog

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from Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation!

July 10, 2020
You’re invited to dance with ALSF! To participate, follow @AlexsLemonade on TikTok, record your version of this dance and share it with #DanceWithALSF.   For every dance video that tags @AlexsLemonade and #DanceWithALSF, our national partner Northwestern Mutual will donate $20 to ALSF in honor of 20 years since our founder, Alex Scott, held her first lemonade stand.

You’re invited to dance with ALSF! To participate, follow @AlexsLemonade on TikTok, record your version of this dance and share it with #DanceWithALSF.

There is nothing like a little dancing to shake loose the negativity and bring out the joy. A few weeks ago, we challenged everyone to give a special TikTok dance a whirl. Supporters, childhood cancer heroes and SuperSibs all joined in the fun and they are not stopping! (Read more below about how you can dance to help fight childhood cancer). 

This Feel-Good Friday, meet four Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) hero families, who certainly make us feel better when they are dancing:

1.    Eden and Mya At 10 years old, Eden fought a cancer so rare it had no name, and so... Read More

July 10, 2020
Taylor was just 11 years old when she was diagnosed with osteosarcoma.

Taylor was just 11 years old when she was diagnosed with osteosarcoma.

Taylor was just 11 years old when she was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a bone cancer and one of the most common types of pediatric sarcomas. 

Treatments seemed to work for a little while, but then the cancer spread to Taylor’s lung. After the lung was removed, Taylor enrolled in a clinical trial at Texas Children's Hospital that was made possible by an infrastructure grant from Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF). Her family then waited, desperate for a cure. 

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July 2, 2020

As our world is still immersed in a global pandemic, planning anything can be uncertain. But there are two things that are certain:

  • Children with cancer still need our help.
  • Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) is still here to fund research and help families. 
  • While families have had to pivot their traditional lemonade stands plans, taking a stand is never canceled. Supporters everywhere have gotten creative with their fundraising, transforming their front yard stands into virtual events or... Read More

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