Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation Blog

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December 12, 2019

’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

December 4, 2019
  Here's how you can help fight childhood cancer every day

Six year old Izzy Rita crossed the finish line in October at the ALSF End Chidlhood Cancer Walk/Run. 

Two weeks after Izzy celebrated her first birthday, her parents noticed unusual stiffness in her neck. 

They never imagined the cause would be a spinal cord tumor called ganglioglioma.

Surgery, chemotherapy and rehabilitative therapies followed. The tumor and surgery left Izzy without the ability to walk on her own. Then, when Izzy was 2 years old, she participated in the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation’s Lemon Run for the first time. She crossed the finish line of the 5K, with her dad and hundreds of cheering fans. ... Read More

November 25, 2019
At Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), Giving Tuesday is a day for everyone to make a difference for kids fighting cancer.  Your gift will fund researchers looking for safer treatments and cures, and provide travel expense coverage to families as they journey to potentially life-saving treatments. You can also support siblings with comfort and care as they experience childhood cancer on the sidelines.

While Black Friday and Cyber Monday officially kick off the holiday shopping season, Giving Tuesday (held on the first Tuesday following Thanksgiving) kicks off the holiday giving season. 

First celebrated in 2012, Giving Tuesday began as a social media hashtag (#GivingTuesday) and has since grown into a global movement to celebrate the power of giving back and funding the charities that depend on the support of every-day citizens to do good work in their communities. 

At Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF),... Read More