Nomad's Golf Association
Alex's Lemonade Stand's
Throughout the 2007, 2008 golf season, Nomads Golf Association members and their guest's attending each of our thirty-three (33) outings will donate $1 for a birdie and $5 for each eagle scored at each outing. All donations will go directly to Alex's Lemonade Stand's.
We are challenging all other area "golf clubs without real-estate" to take up this cause with us!
Raised in 2007: $850.00
So far for 2009: $362.00
ABOUT ALEX'S LEMONADE STAND
In 2000, a 4 year old cancer patient named Alexandra "Alex" Scott announced a seemingly simple idea -she was holding a lemonade stand to raise money to help "her doctors" find a cure for kids with cancer. The idea was put into action by Alex and her older brother, Patrick, when they set up the first "Alex's Lemonade Stand for Childhood Cancer" on their front lawn in July of 2000.
For the next four years, despite her deteriorating health, Alex held an annual lemonade stand to raise money for childhood cancer research. Following her inspirational example, thousands of lemonade stands and other fundraising events have been held across the country by children, schools, businesses, and organizations, all to benefit Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation for childhood cancer. On August 1st, 2004, Alex died peacefully at the age of 8 -- she had raised over $1 million for childhood cancer research in her short lifetime.
Alex's spirited determination to raise awareness and money for all childhood cancer while she bravely fought her own deadly battle with cancer has inspired thousands of people, from all walks of life to raise money and give to her cause. Alex's family and supporters are committed to continuing her inspiring legacy through Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, a registered 501c3 charity. As of January 2007, Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation has raised over $10 million for childhood cancer research. The result -- Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation has given millions of dollars for childhood cancer research across the country!
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.