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Treat of the Day: Jolie’s lemonade stand to raise money for a seizure alert dog

The 5-year-old College Station girl is selling lemonade this weekend to help raise awareness for children with disabilities.
Published: Sep. 30, 2020 at 7:10 PM CDT
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COLLEGE STATION, Texas (KBTX) - Jolie Kate Boyd of College Station is a brave five-year-old who is taking part in Lemonade Day BCS this weekend and will be selling lemonade to help raise awareness for children with disabilities.

All proceeds this year will be going towards Jolie’s own seizure alert service dog and ongoing medical expenses.

Jolie’s stand is called Cups for a Cause BCS and last year, her campaign raised $800 for a classmate and his service dog.

This year she hopes to raise even more money.

Here’s how you can help:

Jolie Kate will be selling lemonade this Saturday, 10/3, in College Station from 9 A.M. until noon and 3 to 6 P.M. at 2700 Red Hill Drive.

She’ll also be at PennieLou’s Flea Market in Lyons on Sunday.

For anyone wishing to purchase a “virtual” cup of lemonade, you can send money via:

Venmo: @Jennifer-HardBoyd-1

Paypal to @JenniferBoydDesigns.

Click here for a GoFundMe page.

You can also donate by sending a check to:

Prosperity Bank: Attention Jennifer Boyd Benefit Account

410 Southwest Parkway E

College Station, TX 77840

Cups for a Cause BCS began in 2019 as a way for our daughter to learn and practice new social skills by operating a lemonade stand, while raising awareness for children with disabilities in our community. Jolie Kate is a 5-year-old with intractable epilepsy (meaning uncontrolled epilepsy) and autism. By selling lemonade, Jolie and her 3-year-old brother Jensen, are able to promote inclusion by raising awareness, one cup at a time. All proceeds from each lemonade stand are donated directly to a local family of a child with disabilities in need of support. In her first year of operating, Jolie was able to donate over $700 to a young classmate in need of funds to train his autism therapy dog, winning 3 awards for her efforts!If you would like to stay updated on Jolie’s journey with epilepsy, including her upcoming surgery on October 16, 2020, join her group by clicking here.

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