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from Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation!

July 31, 2020
host a drive-by lemonade stand

Hosting a lemonade stand on a hot summer day is not only a great tradition, it is also a great way to help kids with cancer. Alex Scott, who founded Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, hosted her very first lemonade stand in her front yard. This stand led to more stands for Alex and inspired supporters of all ages to host stands too!

Those lemonade stands have helped raise more than $200 million for childhood cancer research, bringing together countless individuals, families and businesses to celebrate hope and possibility.

This year, things are different, but one thing is... Read More

July 31, 2020
  • Small Volunteers Make Big Impacts (2015)
    Small Volunteers Make Big Impacts (2015)
  •  Special Guests Make Everything Sweet (2010)
     Special Guests Make Everything Sweet (2010)
  • Alex’s Original Dancing Crowd (2019)
    Alex’s Original Dancing Crowd (2019)
  •  The Year to Remember (2004)
     The Year to Remember (2004)

This year, we celebrate 20 Years of Alex's lemonade stands and her mission to end childhood cancer, one cup at a time. Tomorrow, we kick off Lemonade Days, our annual week of lemonade stands. Typically, we would have celebrated Lemonade Days with Alex’s "Original" Lemonade Stand, held at her former elementary school. But this year, well, everything has a changed. 

Well, almost everything. We... Read More

July 30, 2020
  • Gabriella “Gaby” Feliz
    Gabriella “Gaby” Feliz
  • Declan Roberts
    Declan Roberts
  • Balian Tsosie
    Balian Tsosie
  •  Gabby Galarneau
     Gabby Galarneau

July marks Sarcoma Awareness Month. Sarcomas are a diverse group of cancers that arise from bone or soft tissue in the body. There are over 100 different subtypes, making treatment difficult — not every sarcoma can be treated the same. 

Meet four childhood cancer heroes who are battling pediatric sarcoma:

1. Gabriella “Gaby” Feliz

Gaby was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma in 2019 after a swollen right leg sent her to the hospital. Her cancer is high-risk, but her family has faith in... Read More