Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Alex Scott's mission to help other pediatric cancer patients continues through the Wynnewood-based Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation.
About this sponsorship: In honor of the 60th anniversary of Sir Edmund Hillary’s historic ascent of Mount Everest, Patch and Grape-Nuts are teaming up to highlight those who inspire people around them to climb their own mountains. Alexandra "Alex" Scott was not your typical 8-year-old. Diagnosed with neuroblastoma around her 1st birthday, she defied the expectations of her doctor's by beating the cancer and learning to walk. At 4, she suffered a setback when she learned the cancer had reappeared. In the hospital after her stem cell transplant, Alex told her mother of her dream—to open a lemonade stand to raise money for her hospital to help other children with pediatric cancer. Specifically, the little girl wanted to raise $1 million. And…
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The 10th annual Potter Cup raised $40,000 for Alex's Lemonade Stand.
In 10 years, an impassioned rivalry between Paxon Hollow Middle School and Haverford Middle School has raised nearly $300,000 to fight childhood cancer. Gillian Kocher, spokesperson for Alex's Lemonade Stand, said the Potter Cup raised over $40,000 this year. The competition is a best two-out-of-three for girls' basketball, boys' basketball and wrestling. Haverford swept all three competitions. Alex's parents, Liz and Jay Scott, appeared at the Potter Cup's pep rally—on Jan. 18, what would have been Alex's 17th birthday—to give students words of thanks and encouragement. The couple recalled Alex reaching her benchmark goals with her front-yard lemonade stand. They, at first, thought she wanted to experiment with a lemonade stand for fun …
Monday, June 6, 2011
The Haverford Township Bailey Park Boys Basketball League and the Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation raises money.
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Monday, June 6, 2011
Sunday afternoon the Haverford Township Bailey Park Boys Basketball League held it's annual championship game series at Bailey Park. Each game played represented a different grade division within the league. The event coordinators, Jenn Durkin and Carolyn Jones, stood by and made sure everything was going accordingly. In addition, money was being raised through donations for Alex's Lemonade Stand. Liz and Jay Scott, Alex's parents, were in attendance. Jay Scott coaches one of the divisions within the league. This year, there were roughly 200 participants in the championship games. Last year, the event raised $600 for the Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation and this year, Durkin and Jones hope to raise $1,000.