May 2010 Blog Posts (11)

Happy Memorial Day from ALSF!

Happy Memorial Day! In honor of the official start to summer, and lemonade season, we have created a quick video to show you how you can register a stand or event to get involved with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation!

Take a quick look at the video, and while you are at it, visit our newly launched website and let us know what you think.

Have a great long weekend and we’ll see you back here next week as we gear up for… Continue

Added by Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation on May 28, 2010 at 2:02pm — No Comments



Added by CARLA RAMIREZ on May 27, 2010 at 3:58pm — No Comments

To: (about DIPG silence)

This morning I emailed this message to The New York Times, and invite every/anyone to do the same or similarly.

Please write about DIPG (Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma)

I’ve been tracking Google News all week, to see if there were any legs from a recent press release via St. Jude Children's Research Hospital about PDGFRA & DIPG (and research in the Journal of Clinical Oncology). There’s nothing to be found, not even in the New… Continue

Added by Theresa M. Collins on May 23, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

New on You Tube: When I Get Where I'm Going [DIPG Boys]

On 19 May 2010, SmilesandGigglesx (i.e. Lindsey) launched a video tribute to more than five dozen boys: When I Get Where I'm Going [DIPG Boys]

Her companion tribute, Why? [DIPG Angels: The Girls], was launched on March 12, 2010. It also presents more than five dozen children, adding "There's too many names here and even more not here. I hope there's a cure soon. xx"… Continue

Added by Theresa M. Collins on May 23, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

Max, the "Little Dude," the Lacewells & the Naperville Sun (Naperville, Illinois)

This week the Naperville Sun ran two thoughtful, illustrated articles about Max "Little Dude" Lacewell, as his family ran a garage-sale fundraiser which included Max's Lego's. Naperville is city with a total population of 128,358, and Max apparently touched everyone of its residents. The articles are indexed on Google News.

"Deals for 'Little Dude'" Naperville Sun by Susan Frick Carlman -18 May 2010…


Added by Theresa M. Collins on May 23, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

Twilight Star Supports Alex’s Lemonade Stand Through PSA

Over the course of the past year, we have been lucky enough to garner the support of a few celebrities. One of these celebrities, Peter Facinelli of the Twilight saga and Nurse Jackie series on Showtime, found out about Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation while on Twitter. If you too are on Twitter, you may know that Peter Facinelli was among the first… Continue

Added by Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation on May 21, 2010 at 4:03pm — No Comments

New 2010 Kansas City regional Alex's Lemonade Stand television commercial

Here is the newest ALSF PSA promoting the Kansas City regional grand stands. It features a childhood cancer survivor and Alex Gordon of the Kansas City Royals baseball team:

Added by Kara Cunningham on May 18, 2010 at 11:50pm — No Comments

Mikey Ikes....for cancer

Hello everyone....

our son Vincent was stolen from us 6 months ago by cancer.. one of his favorite treats was sour candies and lemonade.. by my surprise i found at the market MIKEYIKES( chewy candies ) made by mars..... LEMONADE flavored .. with the procedes going to CHILDHOOD CANCER :).. Alex' s LEMONADE...boy did i cry and wished i had a million dollars to buy them all..... god bless…


Added by karen hillen on May 16, 2010 at 8:41pm — No Comments

The Alexs Return to the Preakness, Continuing Two Inspiring Legacies

As many of you may remember, it was 5 years ago when thoroughbred race horse Afleet Alex won the Preakness after narrowly escaping a fall and catastrophe. We remember the gasps and silence as the audience at Pimlico held their breath to see the outcome. Though it was only a second, it felt like minutes until Afleet Alex popped back up and won the race, which was only one of the miraculous things that the horse and his owners…

Added by Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation on May 14, 2010 at 4:25pm — 1 Comment

Kicking off Lemonade Season with a fun flapjack fundraiser!

If our schedules are any indication, the busy time of the year - “lemonade season” - is certainly upon us. Last Saturday, May 1, Jay and I attended two separate kick-off events for The Rose Group’s May fundraising campaign for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. The Rose Group is a local franchisee of Applebee’s restaurants, and this year’s fundraising campaign, which will take place throughout the entire month of May, kicked-off with $5 pancake… Continue

Added by Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation on May 7, 2010 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Looking for a hero family in South Georgia or Northern Florida

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation is looking for a hero family in Southern Georgia or Northern Florida. We have a retailer in the area who is looking for a hero family that can "represent" childhood cancer families as their stores raise funds for childhood cancer research. Email me at if you are interested.



Added by Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation on May 4, 2010 at 12:57pm — No Comments

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