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August 20, 2019
There are several things you can do to support the affected student, keep them involved in classroom life, support siblings and to create a supportive and encouraging classroom environment. 

A childhood cancer diagnosis can be difficult for teachers, administrators and families to manage in a school setting. Not only does the diagnosis affect the child with cancer, but it reverberates through your school community, impacting siblings, classmates and school staff.

Despite the difficulties this presents, it is also an opportunity for the community to come together in support of the family and each other. There are several things you can do to support the affected student, keep them involved in classroom life,... Read More

August 19, 2019
Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) works with schools across the country to raise money through fundraising events such as the Great Lemonade War, Change Childhood Cancer and, of course, lemonade stands! The support that schools give to ALSF each year is invaluable. 

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) works with schools across the country to raise money through fundraising events such as the Great Lemonade War, Change Childhood Cancer and, of course, lemonade stands! The support that schools give to ALSF each year is invaluable. 

To support schools as they support childhood cancer research, ALSF updated its school resources. These new lesson plans enrich the experience of learning about ALSF, while also adhering to the demands of the school day.

Here are three ways to... Read More

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

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