Home and Garden – Banner
Stop High Speed Rail – Banner
It is forecast to be Chance of Rain at 7:00 PM PDT on April 25, 2015
Chance of Rain
Home » Santa Clarita News » West Ranch Students Fight Cancer With Lemons

West Ranch Students Fight Cancer With Lemons

alexslemonade2Students from West Ranch’s National Honor Society set up lemonade stands across the Santa Clarita Valley to fight childhood cancer this weekend.

The five stands sold lemonade from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday to benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, which is devoted to funding childhood cancer research.

“We’re just a bunch of high school kids who want to make a difference in our community and in the lives of children with cancer,” said Jason Wei, President of the National Honor Society at West Ranch High School and organizer of the fundraiser.

The stands, located in Stevenson Ranch, Saugus, Valencia, and Westridge, were run by more than 300 National Honor Society members.

The students set a goal to raise $5,000, and, though the final numbers have yet to be tallied Wei said they easily surpassed $10,000.

The students worked in shifts to sell lemonade, and at Wei’s stand he said they sold over 200 cups of lemonade.

“One guy came to the stand and said that he had donated to Alex’s Lemonade Stand on the East Coast, and now on the West Coast, and that really shows the breadth and width  that the foundation has in America,” said Wei.alexslemonade

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation was started in 2000 by Alex, a 4-year-old girl who had terminal cancer.

Her goal was to start lemonade stands to help “her doctors” find a cure for all children with cancer.

Before her passing in 2004, Alex set and surpassed her goal of raising $1 million.

For more information on Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation click here.

West Ranch Students Fight Cancer With Lemons

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

About KHTS AM 1220

Academy Swim Club – News Banner
Action Family Counseling – News Banner
College Of The Canyons – News Banner
AV Party Rental – News Banner
Beyond Harmony – News Banner
High Speed Rail – News Banner
All American Bail Bonds – News Banner
Hugo Naturals – News Banner
College Of The Canyons – Tile
Galpin Motors – Tile
Union Bank – Tile
IHOP – Tile
Dermacure – Tile
Summer Meltdown – Tile