Monkey Joe's Raises Funds for Childhood Cancer Research
ATLANTA, May 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Monkey Joe's, a children's entertainment center filled with indoor jumps, slides and obstacle courses, announces its second year of partnership with Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), a nonprofit dedicated to finding cures for all kids with cancer. Throughout June, participating Monkey Joe's locations will host events and promotions to raise funds for ALSF, as well as donate a percentage of all June lemonade sales to the organization.
"According to the American Childhood Cancer Organization, an estimated 250,000 new cases of cancer affect children worldwide under the age of 20 every year," explains Candi Kelley, Director of Operations at Monkey Joe's. "We hope this campaign will encourage parents and children to join Monkey Joe's in building awareness and raising funds for a cause that affects so many lives."
Monkey Joe's Lemonade StandParticipating locations will host in-store lemonade stands to boost ALSF's fundraising efforts during Alex's Lemonade Days (Friday, June 10 – Sunday, June 12), an initiative inviting supporters across the country to host lemonade stands during the three-day period in an effort to raise $1 million for the cause. Customers can participate in a friendly competition by voting for their favorite lemonade stands on the Monkey Joe's Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/monkeyjoes). Additionally, all are welcome to make online donations to the Monkey Joe's ALSF fundraising page: https://www.alexslemonade.org/mypage/1228163.
For more information on Monkey Joe's ALSF fundraiser, including area events and promotions, please contact your local Monkey Joe's via www.monkeyjoes.com. Participating locations will be open during standard operating hours.
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