Northwestern Mutual– Jacksonville raises over $175K for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

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Jacksonville recently hosted its annual Lemon Ball event, which raised a total of $175,128 for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF). The event, which was attended by Co-Executive Director of ALSF, Liz Scott, aimed to support key areas such as early career research, research accelerators, and quality of life and care.

The Lemon Ball event is an annual fundraiser that Northwestern Mutual – Jacksonville hosts to raise money for the ALSF, a non-profit organization that aims to find cures for all children with cancer.

Through various fundraising activities, including auctions, raffles, and donations, the event successfully raised over $175K.

But that’s not all - in addition to supporting ALSF, Northwestern Mutual – Jacksonville also surprised the Kate Amato Foundation with a $25,000 grant to support the organization’s mission of finding safer, smarter, and more effective treatments for children with cancer. The foundation is dedicated to funding research that will help children suffering from cancer and their families.

“Northwestern Mutual – Jacksonville is committed to supporting organizations that are dedicated to making a difference in the lives of children and families in our community,” said Northwestern Mutual – Jacksonville Managing Director, Craig R. Dwight. “We are proud to support Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation and the Kate Amato Foundation and hope that our contributions can make a meaningful impact.”

The Lemon Ball event is just one of the many initiatives that Northwestern Mutual – Jacksonville has taken to support charitable organizations in the community. By working with organizations such as ALSF and the Kate Amato Foundation, the company hopes to make a positive impact on the lives of those in need.

If you’re interested in learning more about Northwestern Mutual – Jacksonville’s charitable initiatives, please visit their website.

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