Register Today for 2018 Alex's VIRTUAL Lemonade Stand Project
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- Subject: Register Today for 2018 Alex's VIRTUAL Lemonade Stand Project
- Date: Thu, 5 Apr 2018 14:30:43 -0400
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Please help share the information below about this unique service learning project opportunity for schools and libraries around the world.
NEW!! - This year there are two great ways to participate: 1) Register to watch and interact with schools around the world in either the kick-off or the wrap-up celebration; 2) Register to fundraise and create your own lemonade stand at your school/library/college/community.
We would be delighted to include your school/library/university in the 2018 Alex's Virtual Lemonade Stand Project brought to you by KINBER. Won’t you join us to help end childhood cancers worldwide?
When life gives you lemons... make lemonade!
2018 ALEX'S VIRTUAL LEMONADE STAND PROJECT
Dates: Project Spirit Rally Kick-Off on Thursday, May 10, 2018; Project Celebration Wrap-Up on Thursday, May 24, 2018
Times: 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. EDT (12:00 - 13:00 UTC)
Target Audience: Grades K-12, Colleges and Universities, Libraries
NEW this year schools can join from anywhere in the world and do not have to commit to fundraising for the two week project.
Just join in, interact with schools around the world, and learn about what kids are doing to help end childhood cancers worldwide!!
Requirements for Participation: Join using a simple web browser with video camera or a standard videoconference unit if available.
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 fundraising site 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. Schools will be able to communicate and interact with one another through the project blog, student-created videos, optional contests, and special videoconference events!
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation 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.
If you're looking for a unique and meaningful service learning project for your students, please join us on this incredible journey!
More Information/To Register: http://www.kinber.org/avls/
If you have questions about the program, please contact Jennifer Oxenford at
- Register Today for 2018 Alex's VIRTUAL Lemonade Stand Project, Jennifer Oxenford, 04/05/2018
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