The Firebirds Wood Fired Grill will be turning lots of lemons into lemonade June 10-12 to raise money for a cure for childhood cancer. The restaurant partners with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), a non-profit organization that funds childhood cancer treatment and research. To date, Firebirds has donated over $2.7 million to the ALSF.

This is the eighth year Firebirds have participated in Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) Lemonade Days. Each of the restaurant’s 55 locations in 21 states participate in the three-day event.

“Firebirds Wood Fired Grill is truly one of the ALSF’s most dedicated partners, raising funds year-round to help fund critical research and treatment,” said Liz Scott, co-executive director of the ALSF. ALSF and mother of ALSF founder Alex Scott. “We couldn’t be more proud of the Firebirds leadership team and all of their volunteers at every Firebirds location across the country for their commitment to helping fund a cure for childhood cancer. And we’re so grateful to the Firebirds guests who shop to support the cause.”

Firebirds is donating 100% of sales from the purchase of $3 cups of lemonade. Firebirds is also donating $2 for every purchase of Tito’s Lemonade Drop Martini and $1 for every purchase of his Big Daddy Lemon Cake during Lemonade Days. Customers can also round their check to the nearest dollar and ALSF will receive the difference or donate to ALSF directly on their receipt.

“We are proud to support the efforts of the ALSF, which is why our goal this year is to raise $150,000,” said Stephen Loftis, Chief Brand Officer of Firebirds. “We look forward to achieving this goal, one cup at a time.”

Fast facts:

  • ALSF grew out of the front yard lemonade stand of cancer patient Alexandra “Alex” Scott (1996 – 2004). In 2000, 4-year-old Alex said she wanted to start a lemonade stand to help find a cure for all children with cancer.
  • To date, Firebirds has raised more than $2.7 million for the national charity, which is rated a top four-star nonprofit by Charity Navigator, America’s leading charity evaluator. .
  • Since Alex’s first homemade lemonade stand, the ALSF has raised over $250 million.
  • Alex’s lemonade is available for purchase on all Firebirds menus throughout the year, including the brand’s popular kids’ menu, which is part of the National Restaurant Association’s verified Kids LiveWell program.

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill’s Lemonade Days partners include Produce Alliance • Brothers Produce • Performance Foodservice • Monin • Lawler’s • Keany Produce • Central Illinois Produce • Creation Gardens • Dixie Produce • J. Ambrogi Foods • Premier Produce • The Garden Wholesale • WR Vernon Produce • JH Honeycutt • Todd’s • Liberty Fruit • Phoenix Produce • Senn Brothers Produce • Sirna and Sons Produce • Frontier Produce • Willietule Produce • McCartney Produce

About the Firebirds Wood Grill
Firebirds Wood Fired Grill, a fine contemporary restaurant, is an energetic take on the traditional grill offering a classic American menu with bold flavors in a welcoming, fire-centric atmosphere. Signature menu items include hand-cut aged steaks and fresh seafood hand-threaded on-site and seared over locally sourced hickory, oak or pecan wood in the scratch-and-cook kitchen. the Firebirds wood-fired grill. The open, sleek, and attractive decor incorporates wood-burning themes and entertaining spaces, such as the outdoor patio with seasonal comforts and the award-winning FIREBAR®. Branded specialties include Wine Down Mondays, happy hour, craft cocktails, craft beer, bourbon, after-dinner drinks, and Firebirds private label wine. Serving the community, Firebirds supports ever-growing sustainability efforts at its restaurants and partners with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, raising $2.7 million for childhood cancer research. Visit FirebirdsRestaurants.com to become a member of Firebirds’ Inner Circle, make an OpenTable reservation or order ToGo online.

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF)
ALSF emerged from the front yard lemonade stand of cancer patient Alexandra “Alex” Scott (1996 – 2004). In 2000, 4-year-old Alex announced that she wanted to run a lemonade stand to help find a cure for all children with cancer. From Alex’s first stand, the ALSF has grown into a national fundraising movement, with thousands of supporters across the country. To date, the ALSF, a registered 501(c)3 charity, has raised over $250 million to fund pediatric cancer research projects. For more information about the ALSF, visit AlexsLemonade.org.