The Childhood Cancer Blog

The Childhood Cancer Blog

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

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Out of options at his local children’s hospital, Eli’s family (pictured above) learned of a promising treatment plan at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia – 1,200 miles from their home in Little Rock, Arkansas.

A childhood cancer diagnosis is often sudden and overwhelming. It is a difficult time for families to navigate that brings stress about treatment, new expenses and changes to day-to-day life. To help families feel less alone in their fight, Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) established family service programs as part of our mission to support childhood cancer families wherever possible. 

These programs get families to clinical trials far from home, encourage, empower, and comfort siblings of kids with cancer, and provide the tools they need to navigate their child’s cancer... Read More

In addition to his recurring workplace donation, Doug (above in white) volunteers at at the lemonade stand his wife Jennifer organizes each year. 

Doug Cote has been a loyal supporter of Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) since the beginning. He met ALSF founder Alex Scott when she was in a baby carriage. For over a decade, his wife, Jennifer has planned annual lemonade stands with Doug’s support. Doug also takes his support to an additional level—doubling his impact through workplace giving. 

Doug contributes to the cause via his employer, Voya’s, matching gifts program. Doug supports Alex’s with every paycheck via payroll... Read More

Taylor and her son at his first lemonade stand. 

Alex Scott was 4 years old when she held her first lemonade stand to help kids with cancer. Over the course of the rest of her life, Alex was determined to keep raising money with her lemonade stand. When she asked others to do the same, Alex ignited a movement. A movement that showed the world how much every single one of us has to offer in the fight to cure childhood cancer. 

Alex is a girl that changed the world. 

Today, many women and girls continue in Alex’s footsteps of fighting for cures for childhood cancer. From the researcher using cutting-edge science to find... Read More