WYNNEWOOD, Pa. (CBS) – Hundreds enjoyed great weather, food and fun Saturday during a fundraiser for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation in Montgomery County. It happened at the original stand that Alex Scott began to fight childhood cancer.
The parking lot of Penn Wynne Elementary School was packed with people.READ MORE: Halloween 2021: Trick-Or-Treating Events In Philly-Area
“It’s been at this school for 15 years,” Liz Scott, Alex’s mother, said. “Probably the best turnout we’ve seen, everyone is having a great time. We’re raising a ton of money to help kids with cancer.”
Since 2005, the family-friendly event at Scott’s school has raised more than $1 million to fight childhood cancer.READ MORE: Phil Murphy Holds Double-Digit Lead Over Challenger Jack Ciattarelli In New Jersey Governor Race, Poll Shows
Sadly, Alex Scott lost her battle with cancer in 2004.
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On June 13, CBS3 will be holding the annual Stand For Hope telethon to raise month for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation.