The Childhood Cancer Blog

The Childhood Cancer Blog

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

June 24, 2021
  • childhood cancer hero kevin
    childhood cancer hero kevin
  • childhood cancer hero Olivia
    childhood cancer hero Olivia
  • childhood cancer hero Kingsley
    childhood cancer hero Kingsley
  • childhood cancer hero Taylor
    childhood cancer hero Taylor

Throughout June, Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) is sharing childhood cancer stories to honor National Cancer Survivor Month. Thanks to research advancements made possible by our generous donors, the five-year survival rate for a pediatric cancer diagnosis has risen to 84%.

While there is still work to do to find cures for all kids, here are a few inspiring survivor stories that remind us to hold onto hope:

Kevin Rauch

When Kevin was 3 years old, he received a cancer... Read More

June 19, 2021
amazon prime days

Guess what? Amazon Prime Day, June 21-22, 2021, is not only 36 hours of epic deals, but a perfect time to fill your cart while doing your part for kids with cancer!

While you shop for epic deals on school supplies, lemonade stand staples, summer must-haves and fun impulse purchases, be sure to shop through AmazonSmile and select Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) as your charitable organization of choice. When you do, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5 percent of your eligible purchase price... Read More

June 18, 2021
  • jay with daughter alex scott
    Jay, with his daughter and ALSF founder, Alex Scott
  • jay scott's dad patrick with grandsons
    Jay's Dad Patrick, with grandsons Patrick, Eddie and Joey
  • the scott family
    The Scott Family
  • patrick scott with granddaughter alex
    Patrick Scott with granddaughter Alex.
  • the scott family's kids
    The Four Scott Kids: Alex, Patrick, Eddie and Joey
  • jay scott and daughter alex
    Jay and Alex
  • jay's dad patrick coaching baseball
    Jay's dad Patrick coached baseball and influenced the lives of many of his players

Father’s Day takes on extra meaning for me this year because I lost my father this year on March 11.  Ironically, because of the pandemic I was able to spend some extra time with my father in his last months because of my ability to work remotely.  We had many amazing conversations over those weeks we spent together.  I was lucky to have him as my father and as one of my role models growing up. It got me thinking about things I’ve learned as a son from my father and things I’ve learned from as a father to my kids.    Here are four things I learned from my father and kids:   1. Being a... Read More