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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

November 24, 2019
Helping a family after a childhood cancer diagnosis can seem daunting.  Here are 5 ways you can help. 

The day that Matteo was diagnosed with a rare kidney cancer was an ordinary day. His father, Alfred, left for work knowing that Kimberly, Matteo’s mother, was taking Matteo to the pediatrician for what seemed to be a typical GI issue.  It was, by all accounts, a regular day in the life of a family with a toddler.

A few hours later, Alfred got Kimberly’s call to come to the ER because Matteo had a mass on his kidney. 

An ordinary day became diagnosis day. 

On that day, Kimberly and Alfred had endless... Read More

November 7, 2019
While the world recognizes September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, we all know that childhood cancer does not just happen in September. Every day, 43 kids are diagnosed with cancer. Every day, every month, you can make a difference for those children and help researchers get closer to cures.  

While the world recognizes September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, we all know that childhood cancer does not just happen in September. Every day, 43 kids are diagnosed with cancer. Every day, every month, you can make a difference for those children and help researchers get closer to cures.  

Here are some simple ways that you can help kids with cancer this fall:

1. Go Gold—All Year Round

The Gold Ribbon, which signifies childhood cancer awareness, is the perfect accessory all year... Read More

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