For many of us, our first introduction to capitalism was our own lemonade stand. Now you can foster your kid's entrepreneurial spirit while teaching him about charity at the same time. Yesterday's Washington Post tells us how to receive a free lemonade stand through Sunkist's "Take a Stand" program.
All kids between the ages of 7 and 12 can register for a free stand, get recipes, advertising signs, worksheets for tracking sales, safety tips and advice for how to run a successful lemondade business. Registration and participation in the program means pledging a portion of the lemonade earnings to a nonprofit organization.
Apparently, the program has been so popular that the first 10,000 stands have been given out already. 5,000 more are on their way. Read the article for more information.