Throwback Thursday: April 28, 2022Matt Thorenz
This Sunday, May 1st, marks the return of Alex’s Lemonade Stand at the Moffat Library. This fundraiser was inspired by the real life story of Alexandra “Alex” Scott, who was diagnosed with neuroblastoma before her first birthday. When Alex turned four she started her first fundraiser for childhood cancer research and raised over $2,000 by selling lemonade in her front yard. By the time of her death in August 2004, Alex had raised over $1 million through subsequent lemonade stands and fundraisers.
The Moffat Library has served as a venue for an annual lemonade stand fundraiser since 2009, including the years we were removed to our temporary location in Campbell Hall. In 2019, Alex’s mom, Liz Scott as well as Assemblyman Colin Schmidt attended the program at our library!
You can check out archived photos from Alex’s Lemonade Stand from 2013 and 2014 on our Flickr page here.
Alex’s Lemonade Stand is happening at Moffat Library this Sunday May 1st, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM. You can see more info on activities and events here.
You can learn more about Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer and information on donating and volunteering here.