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November 20, 2018
  • Whether you hosted a lemonade stand, attended an Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) special event, shared a post on social media or made a donation, your support of ALSF has made 2018 remarkable and hope-filled for children battling cancer. 
  • This year, you turned lemonade into clinical trials at 13 different institutions. Dr. Steven Dubois, pictured above, is leading a multi-site trial to treat resistant types of childhood cancer.
  • An international group of 90 researchers gathered in Philadelphia for the first meeting of the Crazy 8 Initiative.
  • Our amazing supporters take a stand all year round by hosting lemonade stands, attending special events and sharing the ALSF story!
  • To accomplish this enormous mission of helping all children have access to safe, more effective treatments and cures, we need a formula. Our Formula for Cures begins and ends with the inspiration of people everywhere and in-between it requires an approach that empowers each one of us to make a difference.

Whether you hosted a lemonade stand, attended an Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) special event, shared a post on social media or made a donation, your support of ALSF has made 2018 remarkable and hope-filled for children battling cancer. 

Earlier this year, we introduced ALSF’s Formula for Cures (check out the slideshow above to learn more!) which represents our philosophy that each of us has a role in making cures for childhood cancer a reality. We know curing childhood cancer is not the product of one lemonade stand or one breakthrough in a lab. It is not just one... Read More

November 6, 2018

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) founder Alex Scott battled neuroblastoma. When she began hosting lemonade stands, her family thought Alex would want the money raised to help kids who were also diagnosed with neuroblastoma.

But Alex had other plans—she wanted to help all kids. Alex wanted to find cures for all types of childhood cancer. Alex knew that cures weren’t just for her. Cures are what every child deserves. 

Every day, 36 children in the United States are diagnosed with cancer. Childhood cancer is not just one disease. There are... Read More

October 26, 2018

Most kids equate Halloween with getting heaps of candy treats, but Jayne Konatsotis of Wilton, Connecticut saw an opportunity to do something sweet for Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF).  Jayne, a senior at Wilton High School, rallied more than a hundred of her classmates and organized a Halloween “Trunk-or-Treat” event in her town to raise awareness and funds for childhood cancer research. 

Jayne’s idea for a Trunk-or-Treat was inspired by her own happy Halloween memories. She explained that when Hurricane Sandy struck her town, kids were unable to trick-or-treat due to... Read More

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