Lemon & Sugar's Ambassador Activities for Pediatric Cancer Support
Pediatric Cancer Support Activities
What is Lemonade Stand Japan?
How donations are used
Funding for pediatric cancer treatment research
Wig presents for pediatric and AYA generation cancer survivors
Free wigs are provided to children and young people undergoing cancer treatment.
CNJ's Pediatric & AYA Generation Cancer Support
Lemonade Stand Japan Operating Expenses
Covers the expenses necessary for the operation and activities of Lemonade Stand Japan.
Why support is needed
In Japan, about 2,500 children (0-14 years old) face the severe illness of cancer every year. Pediatric cancer is rare and diverse, and research has not progressed sufficiently, and the treatment environment is not perfect. Furthermore, after overcoming cancer, growth may be delayed due to treatment effects, and physical disabilities may remain. Unlike adults, children have to undergo cancer treatment during critical stages of life such as growth, school life, future work, and romance. In addition, cancer patients aged 15-39 (AYA generation) may also struggle with turning points in life, such as finding a job, getting married, and having children.
This is why pediatric cancer and AYA generation cancer patients need our support.
The expanding circle of pediatric cancer support in the United States
In the United States, lemonade stands where children sell homemade lemonade for pocket money are a summer tradition. A girl fighting cancer started an activity to open a lemonade stand in her backyard, wishing to find a treatment to help children with the same disease, and donate the money collected to hospitals. This activity continues across the United States even after the girl's death.
The "Lemonade Stand Activities" are spreading in Japan
In Japan, lemonade stands providing delicious lemonade are gradually spreading as social contribution activities at school festivals, local festivals, and corporate events. Funds collected are used for pediatric cancer support.
Supporting lemonade stands at co-hosted eventsBy co-hosting lemonade stand fundraising activities at events and fairs, the goal is to get more people interested in pediatric cancer support.
Supporting public relations activities with illustrationsLemonade Stand Japan's public relations activities are supported by providing free illustrations, aiming to spread the message of pediatric cancer support more widely.
Support pediatric cancer with goodsSpecial donation items such as embroidered bags are provided, and part of the sales are used for pediatric cancer support. Through shopping, you can also participate in supporting pediatric cancer patients.Support with Goods
February 7-27, 2023: Lemonade Stand Capsule (goods) installation at the "Everyone's Ideas for Lemon & Sugar Exhibition"
June 29-July 5, 2022: Lemonade Stand at "Me and Lemon"
February 24-25, 2022: Lemonade Stand at "Sustainable Brand International Conference 2022 Yokohama"
December 22-26, 2021: Lemonade Stand at "Lemon & Sugar's First Solo Exhibition"
A message from the creator
Upon discovering the wonderful activity of Lemonade Stand Japan, I felt that the concept matched perfectly with Lemon & Sugar. As a parent of a child, I wholeheartedly empathize with this initiative. Lemon & Sugar is my life's work, and I don't want them to be characters that are merely consumed and disappear. Although I've always struggled to continue doing one thing, by having Lemon-chan and Sugar-kun serve as ambassadors, I feel a sense of responsibility to continue my activities as an artist.
Like companies engaging in CSR activities, I thought it would be great if characters could also contribute to society, so I came up with the name Character Social Responsibility (CSR). Through the lemonade stand, I want to make donations more fun and casual. I hope that Lemon & Sugar can become a source of courage and hope for pediatric cancer patients and their families.
LEMONA DESIGN｜Daiki Aizawa