Can you believe that it’s already April and the summer months will be here before we know it? As we head into the busiest time of the year, we wanted to share ways that everyone can get involved with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation and the battle against childhood cancer. Whether you’re a foodie, an athlete, a kid at heart, a car enthusiast or a fun-loving group, there are ways for YOU to make a difference in the lives of children with cancer.
For the kids, or the kids at heart- host a lemonade stand or join Lemonade Days
This is Alex’s original fundraising idea. It’s easy, fun and provides a way for friends, family and communities to come together to make a difference. Host an Alex’s Lemonade Stand anytime of year, or join the national fundraising drive known as Lemonade Days on June 10, 11 & 12, 2011. Volunteers across the country will host lemonade stands throughout these three days in an effort to raise $1 million for childhood cancer research.
>> To sign up and join the movement today, click here!
For the foodie - The Great Chefs Event
If you’re a fan of any of the chef series on TV, or you just like a good meal, this one is for you! The Vetri Foundation for Children will once again host this fantastic foodie event at the Urban Outfitters Headquarters in Philadelphia’s Navy Yard. Slated for June 14, 2011, culinary stars will converge to cook for childhood cancer cures including Iron Chef Jose Garces, Top Chef judge Tom Colicchio and contestant Jennifer Carroll, and Chopped judge Aaron Sanchez.
>> Learn more
For the athlete – Join Team Lemon, or support The Lemon Run!
Why not get fit while you make a difference? ALSF’s Team Lemon invites athletes of all calibers to raise funds for the foundation while taking part in races of all types. Whether it’s a local 5K or the New York City Marathon, athletes are encouraged to fundraise along the way and in return will be given access to a race coach, fundraising coach, training programs, an online fundraising page and cool Team Lemon apparel for training and race day! If you’re looking for another way to support ALSF while utilizing your athletic skills, join us for the 3rd Annual Lemon Run in Philadelphia on November 13, 2011.
>> Learn about Team Lemon >> Learn about The Lemon Run
For the fun-loving couple, or friends looking for a night on the town – The Lemon Ball
If you want to get dressed up for a good cause and dance the night away, then the inspiring gala known as The Lemon Ball is for you. This yellow-tie event invites supporters from all over the country to come together for an evening of dinner, dancing, cocktails, silent and live auctions in support of Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. The 2012 Lemon Ball is slated for January 14!
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For the car enthusiast - Buy a Raffle Ticket, Win A Car, Support Alex’s Lemonade Stand!
Need a new car or just want to look cool in a convertible? Volvo Cars of North America, a founding sponsor, is offering supporters the chance to win their choice of a brand new Volvo XC60, Volvo S60 or Volvo C70 in 2011 all in support of Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation! Want even more good news? ALSF is selling only 2,500 raffle tickets for $25 each, or 10 for $200 – those are pretty good odds!
>> To purchase, call Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation's office at (866) 333-1213
These are just a few of the ways that you can get involved with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation! For many other upcoming events, visit the special events section of our website: http://www.alexslemonade.org/alsf-special-events