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U.S. ToyU.S. Toy Company

13201 Arrington Rd

Grandview, MO 64030

Contact: Amy Acock, Marketing Manager

Phone: 816-965-2373  Email: aacock@ustoyco.com



U.S. Toy Proud Host of Alex’s Lemonade Stand


Monday, June 3rd 2013Grandview, MO - U.S. Toy is pleased to have partnered with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, by hosting lemonade stands at all store locations on Friday May 31st, Saturday June 1st and Sunday June 2nd.  The stores raised nearly $1000 dollars for cancer research.

Since Alex held the first lemonade stand in 200 Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation has raised more than $60 million dollars towards the goal of raising awareness and finding a cure for childhood cancer. 

U.S. Toy Vice President of Retail Operations, Chad Forbes, said, “We had a great experience partnering with Alex’s Lemonade this year and we are hoping to make the Lemonade Stands an annual event.  We are also looking forward to the “Rubber Ducky Regatta” on June 20th and hope to continue and grow this new relationship with the foundation.”

U.S. Toy strongly believes in giving back to the community and has made it is mission to help as many children not only in Kansas City but around the country to make sure they have the opportunity to learn and to have fun.


About Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation


Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation 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 hold a lemonade stand to raise money to help find a cure for all children with cancer. Since Alex held that first stand, the Foundation bearing her name has evolved into a national fundraising movement, complete with thousands of supporters across the country carrying on her legacy of hope. 

For more information on Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, please visit the website at www.alexslemonade.org.

About U.S. Toy Stores


U.S. Toy Stores bring to life the U.S. Toy Company vision to inspire learning, creativity and fun by offering carnival and party supplies, seasonal decorations, novelty toys, teacher materials, classroom supplies and toys.  Started in a Kansas City, Missouri apartment in 1953 by founders Elvin and Francis Klein, US Toy Stores remains a family operated business and now has eight retail located in Leawood, KS, Skokie, IL, Centennial, CO, Garden Grove, CA, Apopka, FL, Plano, TX and Houston, TX.  Our stores sell major national brands like Lego, Playmobil, Thomas the Train Learning Resources and Carson-Dallosa as well as numerous unique products created exclusively for our customer from U.S. Toy (www.USToyCo.com) and sister companies Constructive Playthings (www.ConstructivePlaythings.com) and CP Toys (www.CPToys.com).


For more information on the U.S. Toy Company and our retail stores, please visit our website at www.USToyCo.com.