The Childhood Cancer Blog

The Childhood Cancer Blog

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

  • Like our famous lemonade, the temperatures are icy cold all winter long. Instead of hiding from cold winter days, warm yourself up with some good times for a great cause!
  • Childhood cancer hero Matthew, pictured above, raised over $8,000 at his hot chocolate stand.
  • Build awareness and gingerbread houses to raise funds for research. Pictured above, guests at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City party decorate houses to benefit ALSF.
  • Lemons are sour--but raising money for childhood cancer is sweet! Above, contestants in the Northwestern Mutual Lemon Face contest make their lemon faces!

by Trish Adkins

Like our famous lemonade, the temperatures outside are icy cold this winter. Instead of hiding from cold winter days, warm up with some good times for a worthy cause! You can help Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) fight childhood cancer and gets kids closer to cures. From making crazy lemon faces to swapping lemonade for hot chocolate, there are so many fun ways you can fund childhood cancer research through ALSF! 

1. Swap out Lemonade for Hot Chocolate ALSF supporter and childhood cancer hero Matthew hosted “Matthew’s Miraculous Hot Cocoa Stand for... Read More

by Annie Korp

Giving Tuesday is the philanthropic outlet for all the money you’ll save when you shop the sales on Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday.  You’ve saved and now you can pass those savings forward and donate on Giving Tuesday! Here’s how to ensure your hard-earned donation makes the most impact:

  • Find a cause you’re passionate about

Here at Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), we are  passionate about funding innovative and life-saving childhood cancer research... Read More

Three years into treatment for stage IV neuroblastoma, Eli was out of options. His cancer was not quitting; but neither was Eli.

His family and local team of doctors in Arkansas found out about some promising treatments available 1,200 miles away in Philadelphia. There was no hesitation: the family would make the trip. Eli enrolled in his first clinical trial, led by Dr. John Maris, an ALSF-funded researcher. The trip to Philadelphia was long and expensive; but the ALSF Travel for Care progr... Read More