NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Retailer PEEPS & COMPANY® will be supporting Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF)
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Karen Simonet, General Manager of the PEEPS & COMPANY® store, commented, "We are so excited to partner with Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation at our incredible National Harbor location. While MIKE AND IKE® fans have embraced ALSF for several years, this month long event will help to educate many new fans in a fun and delicious way."
For fans who want to participate but are too far away, they can visit www.peepsandcompany.com. Here they will be able to purchase the t-shirts, paper lemons and ALSF bracelets at the store all month long.
Just Born, Inc. is a privately owned company founded in 1923 and headquartered in Bethlehem, PA, where it manufactures PEEPS®, HOT TAMALES®, MIKE AND IKE®, MIKE AND IKE ZOURS® and TEENEE BEANEE® Brand Candies. PEANUT CHEWS® Brand Candies are produced in Philadelphia, PA. All Just Born candies are made in the U.S.A. PEEPS AND COMPANY®, PEEPS®, HOT TAMALES®, MIKE & IKE® and PEANUT CHEWS® are registered marks of Just Born Inc. All rights reserved.
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation emerged from the front yard lemonade stand of cancer patient Alexandra "Alex" Scott (1996-2004). At the age of 4, Alex announced that she wanted to hold a lemonade stand to raise money to help find a cure for all children with cancer. Since Alex held that first stand, the Foundation bearing her name has evolved into a national fundraising movement, complete with thousands of volunteers across the country carrying on her legacy of hope. To date, Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, a registered 501(c)3 charity, has raised more than $40 million toward fulfilling Alex's dream of finding a cure, funding over 150 research projects nationally. For more information visit www.AlexsLemonade.org.
SOURCE Just Born, Inc.
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