Welcome to The Childhood Cancer Blog
from Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation!
February 9, 2011
As we begin another year of working to find a cure for all kids with cancer, we thought we would implement a new aspect of the blog – top 11 lists for 2011. This year is still brand new, and yet we already know of several children who have lost their lives to childhood cancer. For the first top 11 list of the year, we chose to highlight 11 reasons to fight childhood cancer. Some of these reasons are the staggering statistics we... Read More
January 26, 2011
We wanted to start off the blog this week with a note of remembrance. Sadly, one of our heroes and longtime stand hosts, Eli Matthews, lost his life to childhood cancer last week. Eli was 10-years-old. Eli and his family held several lemonade stands throughout his life, and as came to be their slogan, they “bELIeve” in a cure for leukemia. We send our condolences to Eli’s family, and will use his inspiration to continue our mission. For more on Eli, please click here.... Read More
January 20, 2011
ALSF hosted our first special event of the year this past weekend, and The Lemon Ball 2011 did not disappoint! As this headline indicates, perhaps the most exciting moment of the evening came during the Live Auction, when the “Alex’s Heart Painting” incited a bidding war.In years past, a plate of lemon cookies baked by Liz has been among the most popular live auction items. Though they certainly weren’t lacking this year (... Read More