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August 14, 2019
  • Six-year-old Tillery was diagnosed at 15 months old with a brain tumor. 
    Six-year-old Tillery was diagnosed at 15 months old with a brain tumor. 
  • Maddie was 8 years old when she began having unexplained pain, tingling and numbness in her left leg. An x-ray revealed something no one expected: metastatic Ewing sarcoma.
    Maddie was 8 years old when she began having unexplained pain, tingling and numbness in her left leg. An x-ray revealed something no one expected: metastatic Ewing sarcoma.
  • Sara lit up any room she entered with her smile. She was diagnosed with germinoma brain cancer at age 14
    Sara lit up any room she entered with her smile. She was diagnosed with germinoma brain cancer at age 14

A million miles may seem like a far distance—but families battling childhood cancer would go a million miles and more for cures for their children. 

Every September during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, people everywhere join Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for... Read More

August 14, 2019
For past six years, Sage Financial Group’s 28 employees have embraced The Million Mile and made it their own. Last year, they proudly finished second on the campaign leaderboard!

For past six years, Sage Financial Group has embraced The Million Mile and made it their own. Last year, they proudly finished second on the campaign leaderboard!

The experts all agree: corporate team building is critical to the success of your business. It increases employee morale which trickles down to consumer satisfaction. When you combine corporate team building with fundraisers, it is pure magic. 

Launched by Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) in 2013, The Million Mile encourages supporters to walk, run or cycle as many miles as possible during ... Read More

August 13, 2019
While working at a juice bar in college, Hailey made fast friends with her co-worker, Dillan. Dillan was a high school student, a vibrant kid who loved life and would often go out with Hailey and other friends after work. A year after the pair became friends, Dillan was diagnosed with leukemia. Five months later, in September, he was gone. This September, in Dillan’s memory, Hailey made the commitment to log 100 miles and raise more than $2,000 as a Gold Medal Miler during The Million Mile.

While working at a juice bar in college, Hailey Ford made fast friends with her co-worker, Dillan. Dillan was a high school student, a vibrant kid who loved life and would often go out with Hailey and other friends after work. A year after the pair became friends,  Dillan was diagnosed with leukemia. Five months later, in September, he was gone. 

This opened Hailey’s eyes to the reality of childhood cancer and motivated her to do something to help.

This September, in Dillan’s memory, Hailey made... Read More

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