Alex’s Lemonade Stand gives $2 million to Children’s Hospital

    Alex’s Lemonade Stand is giving $2 million to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. That’s a lot of lemonade.

    CHOP kicked in a matching gift for childhood cancer research.

    The Philadelphia Business Journal has the details of three-pronged funding initiative:

    Creating the annual Alex Scott Cancer Research FundEstablishing the Alexandra Scott Annual Research Symposium to unite research leadersImprove the experimental therapeutics programAlex’s Lemonade Stand is a foundation that grew out of a stand cancer patient Alexandra Scott started. She died in 2004 at age 8 after four years of treatment for neuroblastoma at CHOP.

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