ENPNewswire-August 27, 2019--Auntie Anne's Partners with Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation
for Eighth Year to Rise Against Childhood Cancer; By purchasing lemon icons, guests can help fund childhood cancer research
Morgan Properties, the largest apartment owner in Maryland, raised nearly $33,191in charitable contributionsamong its 167 apartment communities nationwide for Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation
(ALSF) to help fund childhood cancer research.
A Tinley Park native,she supports Northwestern Mutual -- Chicago's childhood cancer philanthropic initiative raising funds for Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation
and volunteering at the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicago and Northwest Indiana.
Awarded through Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation
's (ALSF) Young Investigator program, the grants support scientists who are early in their careers and are committed to finding innovative and more effective therapies.
Annually, she is one of Auntie Anne's biggest fundraisers for Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation
, raising more than $70,000 for childhood cancer research since 2011.
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation
(ALSF) is a national childhood cancer foundation dedicated to helping children with the disease through funding impactful research, raising awareness, supporting families, and empowering everyone to help cure childhood cancer.
Auntie Anne's sold more than 300 items from its "For the Love of Pretzels" collection, which raised $1,300 for the Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation
for cancer research and included T-shirts, iPhone covers and fanny packs (or "Auntie packs," the line's most popular item).
The RUNX1 Research project is proud to announce it has awarded three grants for research in 2017 in conjunction with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation
Throughout the convention center during RIMS 2017 Annual Conference & Exhibition, Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation
(ALSF) -- a local nonprofit with a national reach -- will set up stands for risk professionals to refresh and contribute to the cause, with proceeds going to benefit the nonprofit's array of services that support children and families fighting this affliction.
Her Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation
, started four years before neuroblastoma took her life in 2004 at age 8, is poised to give away $20 million in cancer research funding this year.
As a cancer survivor, Ornelas takes pride in working for a company dedicated to raising awareness and funds for research through Northwestern Mutual's childhood cancer program and partnership with Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation
. Cancer patient Alexandra "Alex" Scott started the lemonade stand at age four to help other children with cancer.
Northwestern Mutual said its financial professionals and employees will support the fight against childhood cancer through its nonprofit partner, Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation
(ALSF), by holding approximately 200 lemonade stands as part of Alex's Lemonade Days, the Foundation's national fundraising initiative on June 12-14.