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Help your kids set up a lemonade stand in the front yard. It can be as basic as a table, some chairs and a sign that you can download here and print out. Help them make up a bunch of lemonade and sell it. Submit proceeds on our Donate page. Here’s a great recipe for lemonade: For the simple syrup: 1 cup sugar (or 3/4 cup if you use Meyer lemons, or like your lemonade less sweet). 1 cup water Then add: 1 cup lemon juice 3 to 4 cups cold water (to dilute) 1. Make simple syrup by heating the sugar and water in a small saucepan until the sugar is dissolved completely. 2. While the sugar is dissolving, use a juicer to extract the juice from 4 to 6 lemons, enough for one cup of juice. 3. Add the lemon juice and the sugar water to a pitcher. Add 3 to 4 cups of cold water; refrigerate 30 to 40 minutes. If the lemonade is a little sweet for your taste, add a little more straight lemon juice to it. [Lemonade Stand sign says: “Fresh Lemonade! Quench your thirst and Be A Star for Somalia!”]

Want to talk about this with someone? Call or email Jessica at American Refugee Committee:

(612) 607-6480
jessicap@archq.org