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Kids Set up a Lemonade Stand for a Great Cause

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Kids in Roanoke were raising money for a good cause Tuesday the good old fashioned way: with a lemonade stand.

The children are a part of the Community Youth Program, a non-profit group for at-risk Roanoke youth that provides tutoring and leadership training.

After visiting sick children in the hospital, they decided to raise money for the Children's Miracle Network. 

So they took advantage of the hot weather and hosted a lemonade stand.

"We really try to work on helping the students to understand giving back to their community," said Leann Reich, with the Community Youth Program. "And to help interact with others so they can really connect with kids. It's just one of those charities that the kids can really connect with the most and it's something that they always see themselves giving back to."

The stand is set up at Saint Johns Episcopal Church on the corner of Jefferson and Elm streets. The lemonade will be back on tap Wednesday from 3-5 p.m.