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Volunteer for Alex's Lemonade Stand at the Mission, KS Hy-Vee

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ORGANIZATION: Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation

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On June 3 and 4, 2022 for the eighteenth year, the Midwest will join in support of Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation and Alex's goal of curing childhood cancer. All area Hy-Vee stores will once again welcome hundreds of volunteers to 23 locations to help raise awareness and funds for childhood cancer research.


6 Shifts

  • Fri Jun 03, 2022 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Fri Jun 03, 2022 - 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM
  • Fri Jun 03, 2022 - 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
  • Sat Jun 04, 2022 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Sat Jun 04, 2022 - 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM
  • Sat Jun 04, 2022 - 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
  • NONE OF THESE DAYS WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation

Location:

333 E. Lancaster Avenue, # 414, Wynnewood, PA 19096, US

Mission Statement

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation is a unique foundation that has evolved from a young cancer patient's front yard lemonade stand to a nationwide fundraising movement for childhood cancer.
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation is committed to:

*Raising money and awareness for pediatric cancer causes, primarily research into new cures and treatments.

*Encouraging and educating others, especially children, to raise money for Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation for childhood cancer.

Description

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation uses the very simple idea of a lemonade stand and combines it with the cause of pediatric cancer - a natural and meaningful fit. The simple concept of "fighting childhood cancer, one cup at a time" has allowed people who would not usually participate in fundraising, especially children, to organize and raise money for childhood cancer.

Adults and children have been inspired by Alex's (Alex Scott-the founder of ALSF) giving spirit - since 2004 there have been over 10,000 Alex's Lemonade Stand Events held across the country. These stands have been organized by a diverse group of devoted volunteers including large and small businesses, inner city school children, senior centers, pre-school aged children, a juvenile detention center, college students, and a group of homeless people. The lesson that children and adults everywhere learn from holding their own lemonade stands is simple but powerful - every person can make a difference in the world.

Additionally, Alex's Lemonade Stand has inspired people who would not be likely to donate to childhood cancer to make donations with the reassurance that "no donation is too small". The Lemonade Stand as a fundraiser brings charitable giving to communities and neighborhoods, making donating simple and rewarding for everyone.

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation is also unique in its approach to providing grants. Our goal is to partner with the staff at leading research and treatment facilities around the country. We work with them to identify the specific ways in which the Foundation can make a difference for children who need new advances in treatments-and who need these options today, not tomorrow. We know what a difference those new advances can make -- they gave Alex four years of life and inspired her to start raising money to help other children with difficult to treat cancers.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Health & Medicine
Children & Youth, Community, Health & Medicine

WHEN

Fri Jun 03, 2022 - Sat Jun 04, 2022
10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
This opportunity has 6 shifts

WHERE

6655 Martway StreetMission, KS 66202

SKILLS

  • Pediatrics
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • We ask for a minimum of 2 hours.
  • A helpful attitude and a smile. You will be handing out lemonade for a donation and answering any questions about ALSF, www.alexslemonade.org

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