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LemonAid Stand Raises $44,000 for KinderFrogs

Kids selling lemonade is a recognized symbol of American capitalism and a common sight in neighborhoods when temperatures outside begin to rise. But the lemonade stands from days of old are no longer a nickel-and-dime operation. Today lemonade stands are big business, raising thousands of dollars for charitable organizations across the country.

The Colonial Kids for a Cause LemonAid Stand raised $44,788 at its annual fundraising event held in May during the Dean & DeLuca Golf Tournament. That total, the largest in the group’s history, will help start a scholarship for students at TCU’s KinderFrogs School.

“These children and their generosity are amazing! We are so grateful and humbled by their hard work, their “can do” attitude and their philanthropic efforts,” said Marilyn Tolbert, director and Jean W. Roach chair of Laboratory Schools. “It is said that no one stands as tall as when they stoop to help a child. In the eyes of KinderFrogs School and TCU, the Colonial Kids are 10 feet tall.

“We can’t thank them enough for providing scholarships for our littlest Horned Frogs.” Read full story