Inspiration for Today: Lemonade

6-year-old Drew with his younger brothers

Drew with his younger brothers

After his father was diagnosed with cancer, 6 year old Drew Cox set up a lemonade stand to raise money to help his family with medical bills. With the support of friends, classmates, and neighbors, Drew attracted a lot of customers, and this brought his cause to the attention of media and new fans. A family friend followed Drew’s lead by starting an online request for donations.

Sparked by a young boy’s simple idea and desire to help, the family has raised more than $10,000. Click here or on the picture to learn more about Drew and watch a video about his lemonade stand.

If you are planning a fundraiser of your own, consider supporting Lifeline Project participants.


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About The Bone Marrow Foundation

Founded in 1992, The Bone Marrow Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life for bone marrow, stem cell, and cord blood transplant patients and their families by providing vital financial assistance, emotional support, and comprehensive educational programs. The Foundation is the only organization of its kind that does not limit assistance to a specific disease, type of transplant or age range.

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