Tag: cancer


by Daniel Pickett
September 13, 2016
 Honoring Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, “Courage” Superheroes Inspire Young Patients NEW YORK – September 12, 2016 – In support of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month this September, IAmElemental, creator of the first female action figures designed specifically for children, is bringing its superheroes to the fight against pediatric cancer.  The company’s popular Courage Core Power female…


by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2014
Company Renews Commitment to Help Fight Pediatric Cancer with Nationwide Fundraising and Awareness Program, In-Store Events and User-Generated Social Media Initiative WAYNE, N.J., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Toys”R”Us, Inc. today announced it has reaffirmed its support of Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to finding a cure for childhood cancer. Beginning…


by Daniel Pickett
February 5, 2014
Many of you may recall the story we brought you back in July from Comic Con explaining NECA’s Aliens wave 2 Sgt. Windrix figure.   Below is the video interview about the figure. [youtube]http://youtu.be/dhyl0g5WeXA[/youtube] Ever since learning the story I have been following the updates and progress of Craig’s treatment.  Unfortunately, his condition has taken a…


by Daniel Pickett
July 22, 2013
Randy told me this story of this mysterious figure in the second wave of their “Aliens” line on Preview Night of SDCC 2013.   It was so moving what NECA is doing for one of their own, that I wanted to help get the word out. All of us at Action Figure Insider will keep Craig…


by Daniel Pickett
February 3, 2012
 -Children’s Fund pledges $10,000 donation to encourage participation from children nationwide; company plans to construct largest LEGO® Lemonade Stand to raise money and awareness-   ENFIELD, Conn. – February 2, 2012 –LEGO Children’s Fund and LEGO Systems, Inc. announced today that they will partner with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), a non-profit organization dedicated to…