The Childhood Cancer Blog

The Childhood Cancer Blog

Welcome to The Childhood Cancer Blog
from Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation!

April 17, 2020

Each week we’ve been bringing you some feel-good stories from our #MakeAlexsLemonade social media campaign. Our hero families, the families who are directly affected by childhood cancer, have been leading the charge in sharing all the ways they are turning lockdowns into lemonade. From family dance parties to creative digital learning strategies to more time at the dinner table, we’ve been inspired by how love can grow during these difficult times.

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April 10, 2020

There are unique bonds between brothers and sisters — laughter, friendship, honesty, a sprinkle of rivalry and, of course, love. 

Those bonds strengthen and grow when a childhood cancer diagnosis enters the picture. Healthy siblings are impacted alongside their brother or sister battling cancer. It is a scary time, but it is also a time when siblings do extraordinary things — like hold their sister’s hand while she is having a chemotherapy infusion, plan lemonade stands to help other kids get better or move family traditions from the home to the... Read More

April 3, 2020

Several weeks ago, Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) made the decision to close the Foundation’s brick and mortar office and move Team Alex to their home offices. This pivot has made our team stronger than ever — and made all of us growing experts at remote work.

Team Alex has always been comprised of amazing individuals who excel at making lemonade when handed lemons. We are finding new ways to fight childhood cancer and to spread the optimistic, hopeful outlook that has guided ALSF from the beginning. 

Here are three feel-good stories from the Foundation: 

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