Matt Schechter and Max Levine.In April 2008, at the age of 17, Max passed away at home, surrounded by family and his beloved kitties.In Max’s memory, we created the Max Levine Fund for Neuroblastoma Research through ALSF. Who better than ALSF to help us find the most cutting edge research into treatments and cures for the disease that took Max, and Alex Scott from us. When his best friend Matt Schechter passed away from leukemia in March 2010, we expanded the mission of the fund to include all high-risk pediatric cancers, and renamed it the M&M Fund. Please join us in this fight.... Read More
Alex and friends at her 8th birthday party, Jan. 2004 By Liz ScottThis Saturday, January 18, would have marked Alex’s 18thbirthday. It’s hard to believe that my little girl, my “forever 8 year old”, would be considered an actual adult. I wonder how she would be preparing for the second half of her senior year in high school, would she be going to college, what kind of music would she listen to, would her favorite colors... Read More
Here we are once again, it's the last day of the year – are you wondering where 2013 went? We sure are, but one thing’s for sure – it was a banner year for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. Thanks to you, ALSF raised more than $16 million in 2013. That’s $16 million from lemonade stands, other kinds of fundraising events, ALSF special events, Team Lemon races, coin collecting, school programs, donations in the mail and a... Read More
Sullivan is a gifted kid who filled his days with piano and triathlons. After bouts of back pain, he went to the doctor and was diagnosed with medulloblastoma. It's been difficult for his family, but thankfully his scans have been clear since May 2017. Read more »
Our Scientific Advisory Board chooses projects that are likely to make critical contributions to current pediatric cancer research and play a part in bringing the latest and most promising lifesaving treatments for these children.