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Latest Alexandra "Alex" Scott Stories

2014-04-10 08:30:44

SuperSibs! becomes part of Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, program continues providing comfort and care services to siblings of children with cancer PHILADELPHIA, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), a nonprofit dedicated to finding cures for all kids with cancer is honored to announce the acquisition of SuperSibs!, an organization that has worked to ensure support for siblings of children with cancer. With a keen understanding of the...

2014-01-07 12:28:59

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation Supports Cancer Vaccine Research at the University of Maryland. COLLEGE PARK, Md., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 2004, a form of cancer known as neuroblastoma claimed the life of Alexandra (Alex) Scott, a little girl who gained national attention for using her lemonade stand to raise money for cancer research. Now, the organization established in her memory, the Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), has awarded University of Maryland...

2013-10-15 12:31:46

Second year of philanthropic program to provide additional funds for researching life-saving treatments, travel expenses for families MILWAUKEE, Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Every day, children and their families bravely battle childhood cancer, sometimes requiring travel far from home to receive treatment. This year alone, about 11,630 children in the United States under the age of 15 will be diagnosed with the deadly disease(i). (Logo:...

2013-09-30 08:31:04

During grand opening week, the Gourmet Burger Authority(TM) will donate all sales from signature Freckled Lemonade® to Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alert your taste buds! Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (Red Robin) is two weeks away from bringing even more craveable gourmet burgers to the Pittsburgh-area. Located at The District at Monroeville Mall off of William Penn Highway, the newest Red Robin will open on Monday, October 14 at...

2013-09-04 12:33:03

Sharing online video will provide the opportunity to fund 1,000 hours of research MILWAUKEE, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's superheroes don't drive a Batmobile or fly through the air faster than the speed of light. Their capes are white lab coats and their superpower is the ability to cure. They are men and women researching cures for childhood cancer - the leading cause of death by disease in children under the age of 15 in the U.S.[1]- which is vastly underfunded[2]. To...

2013-08-13 08:30:57

America's Gourmet Burger Authority Hosts Lemonade Stands at Restaurants Nationwide GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Robin is turning lemons into Freckled Lemonade(®) on National Lemonade Day, celebrating the national holiday and honoring the beloved summertime drink by giving back! On Tuesday, Aug. 20, Red Robin(®) restaurants nationwide will host lemonade stands to raise funds for Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to...

2013-08-02 12:23:08

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation to host Million Mile Run to raise awareness and funds during National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, September '13 PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In an effort to raise the profile of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation will go the distance this September introducing the Million Mile Run. With firsthand knowledge of just how far parents of children with cancer would go to find a cure for...

2013-08-01 08:35:39

Four scientists receive grants to investigate causes, cures MILWAUKEE, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- One in 330 children will be diagnosed with cancer by the time they turn 20 years old. In order to fight this alarming statistic, Northwestern Mutual is funding childhood cancer research to find a cure. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130206/CG55426LOGO) Today, Northwestern Mutual, through its Foundation, announced four grants to support Alex's Lemonade Stand...

2013-07-10 12:20:25

IAA to sell lemonade at 142 US branch locations in August to support kids' cancer research WESTCHESTER, Ill., July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc. (IAA), the leading live and live online salvage auto auction company and wholly owned subsidiary of KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE: KAR), is proud to announce its participation in a corporate-wide, fundraising event to support Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF). During the month of August, IAA plans to sell...

2013-07-02 12:30:10

Effort in the first year contributes $1.4 million to support Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation and Starlight Children's Foundation MILWAUKEE, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight-year-old Addison has a message for cancer: "You messed with the wrong kid!" Addison bravely battled against leukemia last year. He is one of approximately 1,500 individuals being supported by Northwestern Mutual's Childhood Cancer Program and its nonprofit partners, Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation and...