KDS Fundraising Helping Turn Lemons into Lemonade

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Alex’s Lemonade Stand inspired by 4 year-old Alexandra Scott is joined by KDS Fundraising and Applebee’s Restaurants in maximizing the fundraising efforts of the August 23, 2006 Charity Golf Event and Fundraising Auction.

Children opening a lemonade stand is an age-old tradition met with smiles and adults opening their wallets to buy lemonade to help the neighborhood children buy a skateboard, roller skates or some other worthwhile amusement.

There is something uniquely special about a 4-year old girl who opens a lemonade stand to help cure cancer. Alexandra “Alex” Scott at the tender age of 4 years old started an annual lemonade stand to raise money to cure cancer as she battled the deadly disease.

Alex lost her brave fight against cancer at the age of 8, but her lemonade stand and the organization it inspired continue to raise money for cancer research and treatment. On Wednesday August 23rd Applebee’s Restaurants with the assistance of KDS Fundraising will hold a Charity Golf Event and Fundraising Auction to raise money and awareness for Alex’s Lemonade Stand.

“Being in the fundraising industry, we are blessed to be able to help many terrific organizations raise the funds they often are in desperate need of,” Jeffrey Hammond, KDS Fundraising explains. “There is something a little more special when you are working with an organization like Alex’s Lemonade Stand (http://www.alexslemonade.org) started by a brave little girl who was fighting for her own life as she thought of others,” Hammond continues.

Turning lemons into lemonade is what Alex and now her family continues to do. The event will take place on August 23rd at Turtle Creek Golf Course in Royersford, PA and will include special guests. Fees for this event are only $100 per golfer ($400 per foursome) and include: breakfast, range facilities, golf & cart, lunch, beverages, numerous skill contests & prizes, and a fundraising auction! Please visit http://www.kdsfundraising.com for more detailed information and online registration.

With many people throughout the nation and the world quick to lend a helping hand wherever they can, including supporting local lemonade stands, the expectations may be running a little higher when the lemonade stand was founded by a young girl who lost her battle with cancer, but has already changed the world.


KDS Fundraising LLC is a family owned and operated company dedicated to helping the non-profit community meet and exceed their fundraising goals.

KDS takes great pride in providing inventive and successful solutions to fundraising and event coordinating challenges. Providing innovative programs, concentration on the details, and continually honing our skills is what helps KDS Fundraising remain an industry leader.

Jeffrey Hammond and Michael Melcher


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