Alex Lemonade Stand a fight against cancer

 I read about this organization in a magazine and I wanted to share it with you my fellow hubbers. It is called Alex lemonade stand and what this organization is mainly about is to raise money for doctors to to find a cure for cancer that affect the children every year and to inform the community on different ways they can find treatments and help.

  Then that is when Alex lemonade comes in it was first started in 2000 after 4 year old Alex the founder of Alex lemonade stand had a stem cell transplant her main goal for holding a lemonade stand was to give the money to doctors to allow them to help other kids like they have been helping her. Then later on after her transplant she made her first lemonade stand raising up to $2,000 for her own hospital isn't that amzing I think it is.

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 Then after fighting her own cancer Alex did not stop to hold her own lemonade stands she continued every year in her front yard to make this dream come true to benefit childhood cancer research as time passed news started to spread out about Alex this remarkable ill young girl that was dedicated to helping other ill children like her. Soon other people who had heard her story were inspired and started to make their own lemonade stands to donate their proceeds to Alex and the cause.

   But saddly Alex passed away in 2004 she was 8 years old she knew that with the help of volunteers and her lemonade stand they had raised over $1 million dollars which was good enough to look for a desease that ended her life. Meanwhile in spite of that her family and helpers will continue to keep her legacy alive through her foundation Alex lemonade.

     -" When life hands you lemons make lemonade instead"

                                                  Alexandra Scott (1996-2004)

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always exploring 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

This is so special ! Thank you for sharing. So sad that Alex didn't survive. Cancer is so horrible.

Cheers


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spotlight19 5 years ago from California Author

Always exploring thank-you for your warm comment when I read about the story of the little girl and everything she had to go thrue to me she was an awesome girl but her spirit still lives on after all.

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