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Going Against the Flow: Vivienne Harr of Make a Stand

Charu Sharma | Posted 12.20.2014 | Technology
Charu Sharma

When Vivienne Harr, Chief Inspiration Officer at Stand, was eight years old, she saw a photo of two boys, her age, from Nepal living in modern-day slavery. She said: "Compassion is not compassion without action."

Overcoming Adversity, a Step at a Time

Jay Scott | Posted 11.02.2014 | Impact
Jay Scott

What does taking a single step mean to you? Did you walk to work this morning, or simply walk to the car to drive to work? Did you walk to the kitchen to grab coffee or take the dog for a walk around the block?

Adding Meaning to a Life Taken Too Soon: Ten Years Later

Jay Scott | Posted 09.30.2014 | Impact
Jay Scott

This Friday, August 1, 2014 will mark 10 years since my daughter Alex lost her life to neuroblastoma, a form of childhood cancer, at just 8 years of age.

Boy's Charity Lemonade Stand Has Raised Enough To Buy 330 Wheelchairs For People In Need

Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 07.02.2014 | Good News

Most children are concerned with only the simpler things in life, leaving the tough stuff for grown-ups. But Zack Francom, 11, is not your ordinar...

These Are the People Who Stop at Lemonade Stands

Galit Breen | Posted 08.18.2014 | Parents
Galit Breen

The neighbor we rarely see whose kids are grown and gone but still come home to pass footballs in the cul de sac. Whenever I see him and his wife I feel like we offer each other a trade of sorts -- a look at their past for a peek at our future.

Words of Wisdom From My Daughter: 'I Believe in Miracles'

Jay Scott | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Jay Scott

I'm not here to tell you about a miracle that saved my daughter's life; instead of I'm here to tell you about the miracle that was her life, and how her 8 ½ years of life have left an enduring impact on the lives of other children battling cancers.

Is Your Child's Lemonade Stand Against the Law?

Women & Co | Posted 10.16.2013 | Parents
Women & Co

Before they set up a lemonade stand or sell cookies to their neighborhood friends, be aware that such seemingly harmless entrepreneurial activities might be against local laws.

Detroit, I Feel You

Courtney Garcia | Posted 09.22.2013 | Comedy
Courtney Garcia

I feel bad for the folks in Detroit right now because it already sucks to live there, plus the Lions are usually bad, and with this new bankruptcy filing, it's just another blow to the hometown spirit.

Words of Wisdom From My Daughter: 'Be Grateful For What You Do Have, Not Unhappy For What You Don't'

Jay Scott | Posted 09.15.2013 | Impact
Jay Scott

I learned so much from my daughter Alex, and am eternally grateful for those years that I did have with her. I continue to hold her close now, and follow in her footsteps to better treatments and cures. We won't let you down.

How Far Would You Go... A Million Miles?

Jay Scott | Posted 08.13.2013 | Impact
Jay Scott

There aren't many certainties in this life, but one thing I know for sure is that when your child is sick, fighting a life-threatening illness, as a parent, you would do anything to cure them.

LOOK: Kids Write Cutest Letter Ever To Food Bank

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 06.13.2013 | Impact

After raking in a sweet amount of change from their lemonade stand, three budding philanthropists decided to give it all away. The generous tykes ...

Eight-Year-Old Starts Lemonade Stand for Freedom; Raises $50K in Two Months

Toan Lam | Posted 11.10.2012 | Good News
Toan Lam

There's a sweet twist to this lemonade stand story that will quench your thirst to take a stand to help elevate your community and humanity. Take a sip and read on...

WATCH: 8-Year-Old Girl Raises $30K From Lemonade Stand

| Posted 10.20.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of SF Weekly. By Erin Sherbert While you all have been lazily basking in the sun this summer, this 8-year-old ...

Milk, Lemonade Protesters Target Capitol Hill

The Huffington Post | Eliza LaJoie | Posted 08.17.2012 | DC

Civil disobedience sometimes comes with a milk mustache. As far as beverages go, milk and lemonade may seem like the most innocent liquids around. ...

Is Your Child's Lemonade Stand Against the Law?

Women & Co | Posted 10.07.2012 | Parents
Women & Co

Were we unwittingly breaking laws when we ran lemonade stands as kids, or are anti-lemonade stand laws relatively new on the books?

9-Year-Old Joshua Smith's Lemonade Stand Raises $3K For The City of Detroit

hiphopwired.com | Posted 08.07.2012 | Black Voices

He came, he saw, he conquered. Joshua Smith had a one goal: to raise money to help the city of Detroit. In less than a week of selling lemonade, other...

Finding Humor In Raising Awareness For Childhood Cancer

Jay Scott | Posted 09.12.2012 | Impact
Jay Scott

Alex surprised all of us with her will and determination and now those kids who are continuing her legacy can inspire us all with their unique personalities.

Before You Sign Up for that Extra Week of Camp…

Karen Dillon | Posted 08.12.2012 | Parents
Karen Dillon

With the best of intentions, we hand our children off to a myriad of coaches and tutors because we think they will best prepare our kids for the future. But this can come at a high cost.

One Man's Solution To Paying Off His Medical Bills: A $1,000 Cup Of 'Cool Aid'

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 05.22.2012 | Business

For the low-price of $1,000, one man is offering customers a chance to drink to good health -- his own, that is. Tobin Northrup, 43, of Lakewood, O...

Arin Greenwood

'Voluntaryist' Who Thwarts Police Doesn't Want Public Roads

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 02.23.2012 | DC

FALLS CHURCH, Va. -- In Eddie Free's ideal world, the Falls Church roads he drives on his way to and from work would be privately owned. Though the...

Laura Stampler

9 Tips To Make The Best Lemonade Stand In Your Neighborhood

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Stampler | Posted 10.05.2011 | Parents

Some things are summer cliches for a reason. Lemonade stands aren't just a great way to embrace the August heat, but they can also teach your kid h...

'Not Our Finest Hour': Cops Mistakenly Bust Lemonade Stand

Posted 09.19.2011 | Chicago

Appleton, Wisconsin police officers are apologizing to two sisters, ages nine and 10, for busting their lemonade stand on a new city ordinance regulat...

Georgia Police Bust Girls' Lemonade Stand

AP | Posted 09.14.2011 | Weird News

MIDWAY, Ga. -- Police in Georgia have shut down a lemonade stand run by three girls trying to save up for a trip to a water park, saying they didn't h...

Lemonade Stand Robbed

AP | Posted 09.06.2011 | Home

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio -- Children selling lemonade in the Cleveland suburbs have told police they were robbed by teenagers who pulled up in a rusty old c...

Children's Families Receive Fine For Operating Illegal Lemon Stand Near U.S. Open

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 08.17.2011 | Business

This post has been updated. Even for kids selling lemonade near the US Open golf tournament in Maryland, it's hard to make a buck these days. ...