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Alexs Lemonade Stand Foundation

This Moment Bon Jovi Surprised A Boy With Inoperable Brain Tumors Can Never Be Upstaged

The Huffington Post | Sally Lauckner | Posted 06.11.2014 | Good News

One heroic youngster got the surprise of a lifetime on Saturday when his favorite rock star showed up at his fundraiser for pediatric cancer research....

Social Media Makes an Impact on Society

Jay Scott | Posted 07.30.2014 | Impact
Jay Scott

When I was growing up, there was no such thing as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, or even cell phones! However, today, children are introduced to social media at a very early age, some may even begin creating a digital footprint of their lives before they are out of the womb.

10-Year-Old Boy With Cancer Raises $150,000 For Charity

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 04.23.2014 | Good News

He's battled multiple inoperable brain tumors for more than half of his life, but this inspiring 10-year-old from New Jersey has refused to let his ow...

A Cancer Drug Could Save This 7-Year-Old. But the Company Behind it Won't Give Him Access.

Jay Scott | Posted 05.11.2014 | Impact
Jay Scott

In the end, we are all human beings, and we owe it to these children to share this potentially lifesaving drug. No matter the obstacles in the way, when a child's life is on the line, you do what you have to.

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.

Government Shutdown Makes Everyone A Child Cancer Advocate Now, But What About After?

Jay Scott | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Jay Scott

Childhood cancer deserves more funding from the federal government, certainly more than the small percentage it is receiving during the shutdown, but also more than the small percentage that it receives yearly.

Allowing a Child's Dream to Take Shape - Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Jay Scott | Posted 11.05.2013 | Impact
Jay Scott

When my daughter, Alexandra "Alex" Scott, told a reporter in 2004 that she wanted to raise $1 million to help find a cure for childhood cancer, the first thing that went through many people's minds (including mine) was -- that's impossible.

Is Laughter Really the Best Medicine?

Jay Scott | Posted 10.12.2013 | Impact
Jay Scott

Are you wondering what exactly I mean by pranks? Sure, I tell my fair share of jokes, but I also like to remind all of Team Alex that we deal with a heavy topic here, so to keep ourselves on the right track, we have fun too.

Alex's "Original" Lemonade Stand Returns

Katelyn Darrow | Posted 08.14.2013 | Teen
Katelyn Darrow

Alexandra "Alex" Scott, a brave and determined young girl, wanted to change the world... and she did.

A Recipe for Success - Lemonade Days Returns With the Help of Some Famous Foodies

Jay Scott | Posted 07.09.2013 | Impact
Jay Scott

As we have done every year since my daughter Alexandra "Alex" Scott held her very first front yard lemonade stand, volunteers across the country will host over 2,000 lemonade stands and events to raise funds for the fight against kids' cancer during National Lemonade Days.

The Runners' Spirit & the Human Spirit

Jay Scott | Posted 06.16.2013 | Impact
Jay Scott

I am not here to speculate on what happened at the finish line, instead I am here to share what I know of the special bond that exists between runners, those who cheer them on, and the clear display of heroism that is found in both.

Words of Wisdom From My Young Daughter: 'Never Give Up'

Jay Scott | Posted 04.09.2013 | Impact
Jay Scott

Alex looked at me with a bit of a grin, but very seriously and said, "You should never give up, it's never good to give up." I have never heard a wiser or truer statement; instead of becoming frustrated and increasingly angry, Alex became increasingly more determined.

A New Year's Resolution -- 'Work Harder, Do More'

Jay Scott | Posted 03.24.2013 | Impact
Jay Scott

2012 was a transformative year in my life for several reasons, both personal and professional, and one that I feel had the potential to change the trajectory of where research against childhood cancer is headed.

Kicking Cancer Where it Hurts

Eva Glettner | Posted 01.09.2013 | Impact
Eva Glettner

Whichever organization you choose to get involved with, I urge you to include your children in the process. Whether they have been directly affected by cancer or not, children will be strengthened by this participation.

A "Grand" Feat during National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Jay Scott | Posted 11.10.2012 | Impact
Jay Scott

In commemoration of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month I have enlisted four of my friends to join me as we "Run the Grand." What does that mean you ask? The five of us will run an entire marathon together -- through the Grand Canyon. Yes, that Grand Canyon, the very one you're thinking of, in Arizona.

Perspiration With a Purpose

Jay Scott | Posted 06.25.2012 | Impact
Jay Scott

I have often wondered what drives athletes, other than pure ability, to make that shot at the buzzer or go the extra distance. I found the answer a few years ago when I decided to spend less time on the basketball court and instead challenge myself to running marathons.

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation

Jay Scott | Posted 06.12.2012 | Impact
Jay Scott

Alex was just four-years-old when she asked my wife if she could hold a lemonade stand when she was released from the hospital. Even at 4-years-old, Alex knew that when we come together, all things are possible.

The Duggars Make Pretzels To Raise Money For ALSF

Posted 02.29.2012 | TV

On "19 Kids And Counting" (Tues., 9 p.m. EST on TLC) the Duggar family teamed up with Auntie Anne’s Pretzel Shop in Rogers, Arkansas to make pretzel...

Eleanor Goldberg

Childhood Cancer Heroes: How Can You Help Fulfill Their Missions

HuffingtonPost.com | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 11.29.2011 | Impact

Every day, 46 kids in the United States are diagnosed with cancer, according to the Pediatric Cancer Foundation. Once the reality of taxing treatments...