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May 31, 2019
  • The team at A.C. Moore has the sweetest ideas for your DIY Lemonade Stand!
    The team at A.C. Moore has the sweetest ideas for your DIY Lemonade Stand!
  • Get creative with lemonade stand signs for your neighborhood!
    Get creative with lemonade stand signs for your neighborhood!
  • Add some flair to your stand with balloons and flag decor.
    Add some flair to your stand with balloons and flag decor.
  • Wooden crates are a great material for building for a DIY Lemonade Stand.
    Wooden crates are a great material for building for a DIY Lemonade Stand.
  • Cupcakes are the perfect match for cold lemonade!
    Cupcakes are the perfect match for cold lemonade!
  • Personalize t-shirts for your Lemonade Stand crew!
    Personalize t-shirts for your Lemonade Stand crew!
  • A.C. Moore has great printable templates for custom lemonade stand flyers.
    A.C. Moore has great printable templates for custom lemonade stand flyers.
  • Make your own donation boxes to keep donations safe and secure with this fun project from A.C. Moore.
    Make your own donation boxes to keep donations safe and secure with this fun project from A.C. Moore.

A cool, tall glass of lemonade on a hot day tastes pretty good—but nothing tastes as sweet as giving back feels. Use your creativity to host a fundraiser for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF)!

Alexandra “Alex” Scott set up her front yard lemonade stand when she was just 4 years old, raising more than $2,000 that she gave to doctors so that they could find cures for all children battling cancer.

Today, ALSF has funded hundreds of research projects across the United States and Canada and has established support programs for families seeking cutting-edge treatments for... Read More

May 31, 2019
  • Maddie Davis, pictured above, has been battling pediatric ependymoma for over 5 years.
    Maddie Davis, pictured above, has been battling pediatric ependymoma for over 5 years.

Brain tumors are the deadliest form of childhood cancer, accounting for 30% of all cancer deaths each year.*  Sometimes just centimeters in size, these tumors present real treatment challenges because of their critical location in the brain. 

Even though the five-year survival rate is 74%**, the reality is that even children who survive 5 years after diagnosis are not necessarily cancer-free, and they may not survive 6 years. 

It sounds bleak—but it is a call to action. At Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation,... Read More

May 28, 2019
  • Learn the story behind the Alex's Lemonade Days and Alex's Original Stand for childhood cancer.
    Back where it all began, ALSF founder Alex Scott.
  • Alex Scott's idea to find cures for childhood cancer with lemonade stands, continues 15 years later.
    Alex Scott's idea to find cures for childhood cancer with lemonade stands, continues 15 years later.

It all started with one front yard lemonade stand. 

ALSF Founder Alex Scott had a big idea: to host lemonade stands to help other kids just like her feel better. When Alex was just 4-years-old, she hosted her first lemonade stand. That first stand kept growing each year and four years later, when Alex was 8-years-old, her lemonade stand raised $1 million for childhood cancer research.

The last stand that Alex would attend was held at her elementary school, Penn Wynne... Read More

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