More than 4,900 lemonade stands blanketed the metro region on June 9, and on August 8th the young "lemonaders" celebrated at the second Lemonade Day Detroit Awards Celebration at Huntington Bank.

  • Kids earned a profit of about $936,000
  • The children gave about $230,000 to charities of their choice


First Place: Suite at a Pistons Game at the Palace

  • Full 'n Fabulous, a Detroit-based organization for plus-sized girls
  • $943 profit
  • They donated all their profits to the National Association of Full-Figured Teens

Second Place: $100 Gift Card

  • Alexis, Jada, and Sasha Roberts of Northville
  • $705 profit
  • They donated a portion of her earnings to the Greg K. Monroe Foundation

Third Place: $75 Gift Card

  • Lacey Jade McKee, Jazmin and Jakob Blanks of Clawson
  • $635 profit
  • Lacey donated all her profits to Home FurEver Rescue


Lemonaders posted pictures of their stands on the Lemonade Day Detroit Facebook page for the Best Stand Contest. The public voted for their favorites by liking the photos, and the winners are:

First Place: Four box seats at a Detroit Tigers game

Makayla Effinger and Marcia Lyons

Second Place: $100 Gift Card

Khymaya Ayanna Perkins and Darren Keith Perkins II

Third Place: $75 Gift Card

Lacey Jade, Jazmin and Jacob McKee

The grand finale was the announcement of the winner of a trip to Disney World for four, also sponsored by Art Van Furniture. To be eligible, Lemonade Day Detroit participants had to submit the results form online or via regular mail. The winner is Mitchell Abrams of Ann Arbor.

Jaida Blanchard, CEO and founder of Full & Fabulous Sharon Dumas-Pugh, Bri'Shai Tankersley, Shannon Harris, Paris Tankersley, Victoria Spencer

Pat Wiley and Mike Fezzey (back, l-r) and Alexis (middle), Sasha and Jada Roberts (front, l-r)

Darren Keith Perkins II of Troy was honored for the second-best stand at Lemonade Day Detroit 2012, courtesy of a Facebook contest

Jackob and Jazmin Blanks, Lacey Jade McKee of Clawson had the third-most successful stand and third-best stand for Lemonade Day Detroit 2012


The views expressed below are not those of Click On Detroit, WDIV, or its affiliated companies. By clicking on "Post," you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and your comment is in compliance with such terms. Readers, please help keep this discussion respectful and on topic by flagging comments that are offensive or inappropriate (hover over the commenter's name and you'll see the flag option appear on right side of that line). And remember, respect goes both ways: Tolerance of others' opinions is important in a free discourse. If you're easily offended by strong opinions, you might skip reading comments entirely.

blog comments powered by Disqus