July 2011 Blog Posts (7)

Childhood cancer...real names, real faces, real children...a REAL crisis!!

Today and every day, I want you to consider this:

 

When it comes to murderers, we know their names: i.e. John Wayne Gacy, Ted Bundy, Timothy McVeigh (just to name a few)...can we put faces and names to their victims!?!

 

This applies to Childhood cancer as well, it is a thieving, unwanted murderer: DIPG (Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma), Neuroblastoma, JMML (Juvenile MyeloMonocytic Leukemia), Medulloblastoma, Rhabdomyosarcoma, Lymphoma (just to name a few…

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Added by C. Hood on July 30, 2011 at 3:42am — No Comments

A Drag Race to Remember

 

Over the course of my several years of working for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, I have had the opportunity to travel to a countless number of lemonade stands and events. They have all been unique and inspiring, but I have to say that attending the Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals in Denver,…

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Added by Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation on July 28, 2011 at 1:59pm — No Comments

Hairless Potter Night Makes Magic for Kids with Cancer

On July 14, Hairless Potter Night 2011 at UltraStar Poway welcomed over 300 guests down the red carpet and raised over $14,000 for childhood cancer research.

Thanks to Seany's Sponsor-a-Kid Program, The Seany Foundation distributed about 100 tickets to young patients with cancer and their family members from local hospitals so that they could attend the fun-filled event for…

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Added by The Seany Foundation on July 21, 2011 at 1:42pm — No Comments

The NICK Foundation secures 501c3

Northwest Indiana Cancer Kids Foundation is now a recognized 501c3.  Please visit our website nwicancerkids.org , sign up to receive our newsletter and, most importantly, volunteer to help.  To date we have assisted 10 families during their journey and donated $2,000 to research.

Added by Donna Criner on July 18, 2011 at 8:45pm — No Comments

We Mean It!

"I'm proud that a lot of kids are helping other kids with cancer by raising money for Alex's Lemonade Stand and giving it to Doctors to help them find cures. I like speaking to people and visiting stands because it lets everyone know how wonderful Alex's is."



- Charlotte McAuliffe, 9-years-old Brain Tumor Survivor

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Added by Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation on July 15, 2011 at 12:29pm — No Comments

CureSearch for Children's Cancer is proud to announce the launch of our new website!

The new site is intended to be more accessible and easy to navigate, while providing up-to-date information about children's cancer easier for patients, parents, families, and community members. 

 

During the last 6 months, CureSearch and a multidisciplinary task force of healthcare professionals, patient advocates, and patients from the children's cancer community and Children’s Oncology Group have updated and developed clinical content, and created a unique new section…

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Added by Bonnie Douglas on July 12, 2011 at 12:19pm — No Comments

The Lemon Run Runs On…To Two New Cities!

 

At Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, we are always looking for ways to reach new audiences and expand our quest to find a cure for all childhood cancers. Our foray into running events was one of those new ventures that literally took steps to reach a new and (athletic) audience in 2009. After…

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Added by Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation on July 6, 2011 at 10:04am — No Comments

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