The Childhood Cancer Blog

The Childhood Cancer Blog

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

February 16, 2011
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation is proud to count among our many fundraising activities, Team Lemon. Team Lemon is a program designed for athletes of all skill levels to raise funds and awareness for childhood cancer while achieving their athletic goals. Runners, bikers, swimmers and other athletes across the country have the opportunity to join Team Lemon, giving them access to a race and a fundraising coach, training programs, an online fundraising page and so much more. The program welcomes all athletes to make a difference in... Read More
February 9, 2011
As we begin another year of working to find a cure for all kids with cancer, we thought we would implement a new aspect of the blog – top 11 lists for 2011. This year is still brand new, and yet we already know of several children who have lost their lives to childhood cancer. For the first top 11 list of the year, we chose to highlight 11 reasons to fight childhood cancer. Some of these reasons are the staggering statistics we... Read More
January 26, 2011
We wanted to start off the blog this week with a note of remembrance. Sadly, one of our heroes and longtime stand hosts, Eli Matthews, lost his life to childhood cancer last week. Eli was 10-years-old. Eli and his family held several lemonade stands throughout his life, and as came to be their slogan, they “bELIeve” in a cure for leukemia. We send our condolences to Eli’s family, and will use his inspiration to continue our mission. For more on Eli, please click here.... Read More

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