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Lemonade and Cupcake Stand To Raise Funds for Sunshine Foundation

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Moorhead, Minn. (WDAY-TV) - Even if there are clouds and rain tomorrow, a lemonade stand will be bringing sunshine.

9-year-old Addie Loerzel of Moorhead is hosting a lemonade and cupcake stand to raise money for the Sunshine Foundation, which grants dream trip to kids with illnesses or abuse backgrounds.

720 cupcakes and 15 of gallons of lemonade are being prepped Monday.

Addie has Spina Bifida and received her Sunshine trip two years ago.

But even before that, she's been trying to make dreams come true.

Addie’s Mom, Marisa Bengtson-Loerzel, says, "She told me, even before then that, 'mom, I want to Last year's stand raised $5000, which is enough to send a child and family on their dream trip.

The stand is Wednesday from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the parking lot of Edge Fitness in Moorhead.

Amy Unrau

Amy is proud to be a Red River Valley native and cover stories that matter to her community. She was raised in Hallock, Minnesota and received her degree at the University of North Dakota where she participated in the student run TV show Studio One. In college, Amy met her husband, WDAY’s Jody Norstedt, while interning at WDAZ in Grand Forks. She started at WDAY in April 2014 and is currently WDAY'Z Xtra News at Nine's anchor and producer. Have a news idea? Amy would love to share your story or investigate an issue you’re concerned about.

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