RICHMOND: 15th Annual Anthem LemonAid - children, families, and businesses throughout Central Virginia will help local kids with cancer at Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU (CHoR) by setting up Anthem LemonAid stands. Proceeds will benefit the Infusion Center in CHoR’s Hematology and Oncology Clinic, where children with cancer receive chemotherapy, blood transfusions, and immune system boosting infusions. More than 700 stands will be spread throughout the community and CHoR patient, Caroline Morris, along with family and friends, will host an Anthem LemonAid Stand Saturday, July 16 from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at Panera Bread Café, 9960 Brook Road, Glen Allen.
Registration for Anthem LemonAid will close Friday, July 15 at noon so there is still time to sign up! Stands will be active July 15-17, and can be found at Walmart, Sam’s Club, Kroger, Panera Bread, area businesses, childcare centers, and neighborhoods, in addition to select businesses on Lakeside Avenue. In addition to the stands located throughout the community, donations can be made online by clicking here.
Other great stands to visit over the weekend include:
Friday, July 15
BB&T Securities located at 8006 Discovery Drive, Richmond from 11:30am – 2pm
Virginia Credit Union located at 7500 Boulders View Parkway, Richmond from 3pm – 4pm
VCU Police Department at 938 West Grace Street, Richmond from 10am – 2pm
Saturday, July 16
Governor’s School for Medicine and Health Sciences located at The Byrd Theatre (2908 West Cary Street, Richmond) from 10am – 12pm
Pottery Barn at Short Pump Town Center located at 11800 West Broad Street from 12pm – 5pm
Sunday, July 17
Sportsbackers located at 100 Avenue of Champions, Richmond from 6:30am – 9am
Bethia United Methodist Church located at 10700 Winterpock Road, North Chesterfield from 10am - 1pm
For a complete list of LemonAid Stands visit http://www.anthemlemonaid.com/lemonaid/richmond/locations.
Our friends at select area restaurants and food retailers are raising money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals by creating a lemon-inspired item for their menu and donating a portion of the item’s sales during the Anthem LemonAid Restaurant Challenge. Visit one of these participating restaurants and breweries this Friday through Sunday to help put a squeeze on childhood cancer: The Boathouse, Buz & Ned’s REAL Barbeque, Casa Del Barco, Center of the Universe Brewing Co., Family Meal, Garden Grove Brewing Co., Hardywood, King of Pops, Kitchen on Cary, Legend Brewing Co., Max’s on Broad, On The Rox, Southern Railway Taphouse, Strangeways Brewing, Tarrant’s and Tarrant’s West