The Childhood Cancer Blog

The Childhood Cancer Blog

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

It has been 22 years since Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) founder, Alex Scott, held her first lemonade stand in her front yard, kicking off a movement to cure kids with cancer. Since that amazing day, supporters everywhere around the world have taken a stand for kids with cancer by hosting stands of their own, lending generous corporate support, attending special events and pushing science forward to cures for all children facing cancer. 

This was another sweet year filled with amazing stories. Here are the top childhood cancer stories from 2022:

1.    ... Read More

how to give

The holiday season puts all of us in a giving mood — and the end of the calendar year is also a deadline for charitable donations for the current tax year.  

For children facing cancer, the need for more research, safer treatments, family support services and cures is ever present. By making a gift by December 31, 2022, you can help sustain research and support into 2023.   

Here are six ways to make the most of your year end charitable giving. 

1. Donate by December 31. If you plan to itemize your... Read More

Holiday shopping season is already in full swing! As you make your shopping lists (and check them twice!), check out our list of great gifts that help kids with cancer. When you shop with one of Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation’s (ALSF) charity partners, you know your gift gives double the joy. The receiver will love what’s inside and kids with cancer will benefit, too.  Here are some fun, unique gift ideas for your holiday shopping.

1.    Jammies—for the whole family—from Little Sleepies Little Sleepies is a viral... Read More