Raise your glasses – August 20 is National Lemonade Day! Not to be confused with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation’s annual fundraising weekend in June, National Lemonade Days, we embrace this day dedicated to our signature drink, especially if it can help generate awareness for the fight against childhood cancer. Below are a few ideas of how you can celebrate the sweet summertime drink on August 20 and help kids with cancer.
Hold your Own Lemonade Stand – What a perfect day to hold a lemonade stand! Check out our downloads for posters, signs, banners that you can print out at home. Learn more.
Sign up for Alex’s Million Mile - Run. Walk. Ride. – We don’t start logging miles until Sept. 1, but you can sign up now for our free, nationwide event to elevate the status of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Once you sign up, share your Alex's Million Mile webpage on Aug. 20 with friends and family and encourage them to join your efforts! Learn more.
Check out what some of our national and regional sponsors are doing on and around Aug. 20:
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers - Red Robin supports Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation through various events throughout the year and through sales of their signature Freckled Lemonade®, but on August 20, in honor of National Lemonade Day, 437 Red Robin locations nationwide will be holding lemonade stands. Learn more ways that Red Robin supports ALSF.
Colonial Candle – On Aug. 20, Colonial Candle is supporting Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation by donating 40% of all online sales! No special codes to remember and the donation applies to all of their scented candles (not just lemon) …stock up now! Visit ColonialCandle.com.
Teleflora - For each Sunny Day Pitcher bouquet sold at teleflora.com, 10% of the revenue will be donated to ALSF in support of our fight against childhood cancer through September 30.View eligible bouquets.
Auntie Anne's – Auntie Anne’s is asking guests to “join in the mighty fight against childhood cancer” by visiting their local store and purchasing an Auntie Anne’s customized pretzel ribbon icon for $1, now through September 15. As a token of appreciation, Auntie Anne’s will provide a coupon for $1 off the next purchase of any pretzel product and drink. In addition, select Auntie Anne’s locations in Washington, Oregon and Alaska will be hosting lemonade stands on Aug. 20 from 11am-4pm. Learn more about Auntie Anne's campaign.
Walgreens - Over 300 Walgreens locations throughout New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland and West Virginia will hold Alex’s Lemonade Stands and sell paper lemons through September 1.
Panera Bread – Panera Bread® will celebrate National Lemonade Day on August 20 as select locations in Long Island, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island will donate 100 percent of the proceeds from sales of their lemonade drinks to Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (excludes frozen lemonade). View participating list of stores.