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Reminder: Last Chance to Register for Alex's VIRTUAL Lemonade Stand Foundation

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  • Subject: Reminder: Last Chance to Register for Alex's VIRTUAL Lemonade Stand Foundation
  • Date: Mon, 8 Apr 2013 15:33:44 -0400
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Please help spread the reminder below about the deadline for registering for the 2013 Alex's Virtual Lemonade Stand project to interested teachers/faculty, parent groups, and service learning clubs in your areas. Also, if your company or non-profit organization would like to get involved in supporting Alex's Lemonade Stand (by collecting change, setting up a lemonade stand, offering a matching gift, etc) we welcome your participation as well! Please contact me with any questions on how to get involved. Thank you! 


REMINDER - Deadline to Register for Alex's Virtual Lemonade Stand is Friday 4/12!! 

MAGPI encourages schools around the world to join us and participate in Alex's Virtual Lemonade Stand 2013. Last year participating schools raised over $15,000 to end childhood cancers. Can we raise even more together in 2013?  

Alex's Virtual Lemonade Stand 2013: Kids Helping Kids Make a Difference! 

Target Audience: K12, College/University 
Requirements for Participation: This FREE videoconference project is open to any interested MAGPI or non-MAGPI member school with H.323 videoconference capabilities and connectivity to their state/national research and education network. 
Key Project Dates: 
Registration Open: Now through April 122013
Make a Difference Commercials Due: April 291, 2013 *
Videoconference Testing: April April 8 - May 3, 2013
Kick-Off Virtual Pep Rally: May 7, 2013 11am - 12pm EDT via videoconference 
School Lemonade Stand Projects: May 7, 2013 - May 21, 2013 
Poster Competition Entries Due: May 15, 2013 *
Wrap-Up Celebration Videoconference: May 21, 2013 11am - 12pm EDT via videoconference 
       (* denotes optional participation)

When life gives you lemons... make lemonade! 
Inspired by the journey of Philadelphia-area hero Alex Scott, the Alex's Virtual Lemonade Stand Project celebrates the idea that just one kid can make a difference. Join schools from around the world to raise awareness and money for pediatric cancer research, all while participating in standards-based projects that make the process both inspiring and fun. It's all about kids helping kids - - and we want you to get involved!

As part of this two week program, each participating school will hold their own lemonade stands to help raise funds for pediatric cancer. Schools can hold one big lemonade stand day or a series of lemonade stand events throughout the two weeks. They will be able to communicate and interact with one another through a project blog, student-created videos, poster contest and special videoconference events!

What do you and your students get by participating? 
The knowledge that you have helped others who are in need
* The satisfaction of feeling a part of something bigger than yourself
The opportunity to support research and awareness to help end childhood cancer
* The ability to demonstrate good citizenship and community service 
* The learning experience of working as a team for a greater good helping children around the world

Won't you join us??? 

MAGPI is pleased to once again bring you this project in partnership with the Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation. 
Alex's Lemonade Stand is a national organization with Greater Philadelphia roots. The organization grew out of the front yard lemonade stand started by Alexandra “Alex” Scott, a pediatric cancer patient. In 2000, at the age of four, Alex opened her first annual lemonade stand with high hopes of raising money for pediatric cancer causes. Every year thereafter, Alex held an annual lemonade stand in her Pennsylvania front yard and inspired others to donate money to her cause. For more information:

Jennifer Oxenford
Manager, Member Relations & Communications
Twitter - @magpik20
484-604-0831 (google voice)
215-898-0341 (office)

215-74MAGPI (215-746-2474)

  • Reminder: Last Chance to Register for Alex's VIRTUAL Lemonade Stand Foundation, Jennifer Oxenford, 04/08/2013

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