Press Releases

Lemonade Day National and Limoneira® Enter into a Two-Year Charitable Licensing Agreement in Support of Expanding Youth Entrepreneurship Programs

December 4, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas and SANTA PAULA, Calif., (December 4, 2019) – Lemonade Day and Limoneira Company have established a two-year charitable licensing agreement designed to support Lemonade Day in advancing its mission to equip kids with business and character building skills that will prepare them for life.

MENG INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO HELP YOUNG PEOPLE BECOME NEXT GENERATION OF ENTREPRENEURS
Congresswoman introduces 21st Century Youth Entrepreneurship Act following Global Entrepreneurship Week

November 26, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following Global Entrepreneurship Week, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced today that she has introduced the 21st Century Youth Entrepreneurship Act, a bill that seeks to expand entrepreneurship programs in public schools (grades K-12), community colleges, libraries, and other community spaces to equip young people with the tools necessary to become the next generation of entrepreneurs and innovators.

The Fondren Foundation Commits $200,000 to Lemonade Day for New Technology Initiatives to Expand National Youth Entrepreneurship Program Worldwide

November 7, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (Nov. 7, 2019) – The venerable Houston-based Fondren Foundation has awarded Lemonade Day, a national youth entrepreneurship program, with a $200,000 grant. 

Lemonade Day Ninth Annual City Directors Conference Honors 2019 Winners And Outlines Exciting Plans for 2020

October 15, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas, (Oct. 15, 2019) – Lemonade Day, a national youth entrepreneurship program, hosted its ninth annual City Directors Conference in Houston recently with representatives from 36 Lemonade Day geographic areas participating.

Lemonade Day Recognizes Louisville, Kentucky Youngster Saanvi Vinod As National Youth Entrepreneur of the Year at 2019 City Directors Conference

September 26, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas, (Sept. 26, 2019) – Lemonade Day, a national youth entrepreneurship program, named its National Youth Entrepreneur of the Year and runners-up at its ninth annual City Directors Conference held in Houston Sept. 25-27.

Lemonade Day National Youth Entrepreneurship Program Leaders Encourage Kids to Exercise Their “Lemonade Stand Rights” When New “Lemonade Stand Law” Goes into Effect Sept. 1 in Texas

August 20, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (Aug. 20, 2019) – Starting Sept. 1,  kids in Texas who want to host a lemonade stand and experience the “sweet success” that comes from starting and operating their own business will have more freedom. 

Lemonade Day National Announces Winner for Inaugural Wyler’s Light Sponsored National Best Tasting Lemonade Contest 

July 10, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (July 10, 2019) – Wyler’s Light and Lemonade Day searched for flavorful and creative lemonade recipes from young business owners as the sponsor and host, respectively, of Lemonade Day’s inaugural National Best Tasting Contest.

M.J. Murdock  Charitable Trust Awards Grant of $262,000 for Expansion of Lemonade Day National Youth Entrepreneurship Program in Pacific Northwest Region of the U.S.

June 27, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (June 27, 2019)  -- The M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust has awarded the Lemonade Day national youth entrepreneurship program a grant valued at $262,000 to expand in the Pacific Northwest Region of the United States.

Lemonade Day National Leaders Applaud Governor Abbott for Signing "Save Our Lemonade Stands Bill" HB 234 and Posting Twitter Video Announcement

June 12, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (June 12, 2019) – Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed HB 234, dubbed the "Save Our Lemonade Stands Bill," on Monday, June 10, using Twitter to share the news.

Raising Cane’s to Donate More Than $100,000 to Lemonade Day Program

June 4, 2019

HOUSTON (June 4, 2019) – In just one fantastic day, Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers raised more than $100,000 for Lemonade Day, a non-profit organization that teaches youth how to start, own and operate their very own business – a lemonade stand.

Lemonade Day National Leaders Applaud Memorial Day Weekend Passage of 'Save Our Lemonade Stands Bill” HB 234 that will Become Effective Sept. 1, Texas to Join Colorado and Utah in Making it Legal for Kids  to Host Lemonade Stands on a Temporary Basis with Property Owner Permission

May 29, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (May 29, 2019) – On Sunday, May 26, one day before the 140-day 86th Legislative Session wrapped up, Texas HB 234 passed.

Lemonade Day Salutes the State of Texas Lawmakers for Supporting Youth Entrepreneurship

May 15, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (May 15, 2019) – On Wednesday, May 15, Lemonade Day learned that HB 234, was heard on the Texas Senate floor and passed without debate.

Lemonade Day Salutes the State of Colorado Lawmakers and Governor Jared Polis for Supporting Youth Entrepreneurship

April 2, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas and DENVER, Colo. (April 2, 2019) – On Monday, April 1, Lemonade Day National President, Steven Gordon, traveled to Colorado to witness Governor Jared Polis signing SB19-103 into law at the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Colorado headquarters just a few blocks from the State Capitol.

Raising Cane’s Launches Nationwide Campaign Benefiting Lemonade Day Program

March 14, 2019

BATON ROUGE, La. (March 14, 2019) – Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, the Louisiana-based restaurant company known for its ONE LOVE® – quality chicken finger meals – is launching its second annual national partnership with Lemonade Day, a non-profit organization that teaches youth how to start, own and operate their very own business.

Interest and Support in Texas House Bill 234 Escalates Following Testimony by Young Entrepreneurs at the Capitol on February 27

March 13, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (March 13, 2019) –  Three Lemonade Day “tycoons” took the Texas House Legislature by storm on February 27 at the Texas Capitol in Austin.

Lemonade Day Celebrates Month of the Military Child During AprilShowing Support and Recognizing Role Military Children Play in Their Communities,Fort Hood-Killeen Area to Host Design-A-Stand Event April 13 featuring “Moving with the Military” Creator and 2019 Armed Forces Insurance ARMY Spouse of the Year

March 13, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (March 13, 2019) – Lemonade Day, a well-established global youth entrepreneurship program that teaches leadership and business skills by encouraging children to launch a lemonade business in their community, joins the Department of Defense in proudly celebrating and supporting military children throughout the month of April.

Gaye Jackson Joins Lemonade Day Houston as New City Director

January 22, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (Jan. 22, 2019) – Gaye Jackson has recently joined Lemonade Day Houston as City Director. In this role, Jackson is responsible for organizing and promoting the Lemonade Day youth entrepreneurship program and hosting Lemonade Day events in the greater Houston metropolitan area.

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Confirmed for ‘Fireside Chat’ at 2nd Annual Briefing on Business Startup Challenges and Youth Entrepreneurship Opportunities Co-Hosted by Gallup and Lemonade Day on Jan. 17 in Washington, D.C.

January 15, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas, and WASHINGTON, D.C. (Jan. 15, 2019) – United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos will participate in a “fireside chat” interview at 10 a.m. EST on Thursday, Jan. 17, as part of the 2nd Annual Briefing on “Business Startup Challenges and Youth Entrepreneurship Opportunities.”

Commerce Bank's Senior Vice President Latrice Tubbs Joins Lemonade Day National Board of Directors

January 8, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas, (Jan. 8, 2019) – Latrice Tubbs, senior vice president - Healthcare Banking at Commerce Bank, recently joined the national board of directors of Lemonade Day National, effective immediately.

Lemonade Day Teams Up with Gallup to Host Second Annual Briefing on Business Startup Challenges and Youth Entrepreneurship Opportunities on Thursday, Jan. 17, in Washington, D.C.

December 19, 2018

HOUSTON, Texas, and WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 19, 2018) –  Lemonade Day, a well-established global national youth entrepreneurship program that teaches leadership and business skills by encouraging children to launch a lemonade business in their hometown, is teaming up again with Gallup to host its second annual briefing on “Business Startup Challenges and Youth Entrepreneurship Opportunities.” 

First National Bank Texas' Amanda Sequeira Joins Lemonade Day Board of Directors

October 19, 2018

HOUSTON, Texas, (Oct. 19, 2018) – Lemonade Day, a national youth entrepreneurship program, today announces that Amanda Sequeira, vice president of Community Engagement at First National Bank Texas, has been appointed to the organization’s national Board of Directors, effective immediately.

Lemonade Day Eighth Annual City Directors Conference Showcases 2018 Results and Addresses Expansion Plans for 2019

October 5, 2018

HOUSTON, Texas, (Oct. 5, 2018) – Lemonade Day, a national youth entrepreneurship program, hosted its eighth annual City Directors Conference Sept. 26-28 in Houston with representatives from 59 Lemonade Day geographic areas participating.

Lemonade Day Recognizes Killeen, Texas Youngster Briana Liles As National Youth Entrepreneur of the Year at Annual City Directors Conference

October 2, 2018

HOUSTON, Texas, (Oct. 2, 2018) – Lemonade Day, a national youth entrepreneurship program, named its National Youth Entrepreneur of the Year and runners-up at its eighth annual City Directors Conference held in Houston Sept. 26-28.

Eighth Annual Lemonade Day City Directors Conference to be held in Houston Sept. 26-28 with Joe Daly, partner with The Gallup Organization as Keynote Speaker

September 24, 2018

HOUSTON, Texas, (Sept. 24, 2018)Lemonade Day, a national youth entrepreneurship program, will host its 2018 Lemonade Day City Directors Conference Sept. 26-28 at Hotel Sorella in Houston.

Raising Cane's Presents $75,000 Donation to Lemonade Day Youth Entrepreneurship Program Generated through National Fundraiser

August 7, 2018

DALLAS and HOUSTON, Texas (Aug. 7, 2018) – Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, the Louisiana-based restaurant company known for its ONE LOVE® quality chicken finger meals, turned lemonade into cash for a worthy cause.

Reddy Ice Corporation Provides In-Kind Donation of 4,500 Pounds of Ice in Support of Lemonade Day Youth Entrepreneurship Program to 9 U.S. Locations

May 8, 2018

DALLAS, Texas and HOUSTON, Texas (May 8, 2018) – Reddy Ice Corporation is supporting Lemonade Day with a generous in-kind donation of more than 4,500 pounds of ice for use by young entrepreneurs in four states this spring and summer.

True Citrus Donates Product to 17 Lemonade Day Locations Across the U.S. in Support of Youth Entrepreneurship

May 2, 2018

BALTIMORE, Maryland, and HOUSTON, Texas (May 2, 2018)—Baltimore-based True Citrus®, which manufactures a family of crystallized citrus products, will support youth involved in the Lemonade Day entrepreneurship program in ten states with an in-kind donation of its True Lemon® and True Lime® products. 

Portfolios with Purpose Presents $120,000 Contribution in Support of Lemonade Day Youth Entrepreneurship Program - Annual Stock Competition Raising Money for Charities

April 26, 2018

Lemonade Day, a national youth entrepreneurship program, has received a donation of $120,000 from Portfolios with Purpose® (“PwP”) at a recent award celebration in New York City. Reid Walker, Five T Investments chief investment officer and co-founder of Lemonade Day-Dallas, earned first place in the Portfolios with Purpose Master Class 2017 stock selection competition that garnered this $120,000 donation for Lemonade Day, his charity of choice.

Lemonade Day Teams Up with Kendra Scott to Host Jewelry Event To Support Youth Entrepreneurship Opportunities on Thursday, Apr. 26

April 26, 2018

Lemonade Day, a well-established national youth entrepreneurship program that teaches leadership and business skills by encouraging children to launch a lemonade business in their hometown, is teaming up with Kendra Scott to host a Kendra Gives Back fundraiser.

Raising Cane's Launches National Partnership with Lemonade Day Youth Entrepreneurship Program and Hosts Fundraiser on April 10 at Most U.S. Locations

April 9, 2018

Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, the Louisiana-based restaurant company known for its ONE LOVE® – quality chicken finger meals – recently launched a national partnership with Lemonade Day. Lemonade Day, a national non-profit youth entrepreneurship program, teaches young kids skills that will serve them for life through the experience of starting their own lemonade business.

Raising Cane's Launches National Partnership With Lemonade Day to Spark Youth Entrepreneurship - National Fundraiser set for April 10

April 4, 2018

Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, the Louisiana based restaurant company known for its ONE LOVE® – quality chicken finger meals – is launching a national partnership with Lemonade Day, a non-profit organization that teaches youth how to start, own, and operate their very own business – a lemonade stand.

Successful Lemonade Day Youth Entrepreneurs to Share Their Journey to Business Ownership at Executive Briefing Co-Hosted by Gallup and Lemonade Day on Friday, Feb. 16 in Washington, D.C.

February 12, 2018

Lemonade Day, a national youth entrepreneurship program that teaches leadership and business skills through lemonade stands, and Gallup are hosting an executive briefing on Friday, Feb. 16, in Washington, D.C. on “Business Startup Challenges and Youth Entrepreneurship Opportunities.”

Lemonade Day Teams Up with Gallup to Host Briefing on Business Startup Challenges and Youth Entrepreneurship Opportunities on Friday, Feb. 16, in Washington, D.C.

January 18, 2018

Lemonade Day, a well-established national youth entrepreneurship program that teaches leadership and business skills by encouraging children to launch a lemonade business in their hometown, is teaming up with Gallup to host a briefing on “Business Startup Challenges and Youth Entrepreneurship Opportunities.”

Louisville Kids Win National Lemonade Day Entrepreneur of the Year Award

October 3, 2017

Hailey Hertzman and Katie Vonder Haar (6th graders at Kentucky Country Day School in Louisville, Ky.) have been chosen as Lemonade Day National Entrepreneurs of the Year.

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