Hedy Goldsmith Hosting Dessert Party to Fight Children's Cancer

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Courtesy of Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation
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Miami foodies know Hedy Goldsmith as the Magic City's dessert queen, Michael's Genuine Food & Drink's pastry chef extraordinaire, and creator of mouthwatering twists on childhood favorites like chocolate peanut-butter brownie banana splits, s'more brownies, and buttered-popcorn gelato.

Drooling yet?

But besides her role as the 305's sweets sovereign, Goldsmith is also committed to charitable causes. When Michael Schwartz introduced her to Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), she was moved.

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The charity was the brainchild of Alexandra Scott, a victim of childhood cancer who, at age 4, decided to start a lemonade stand to raise money to help other kids like herself. Alex passed away at the age of 8, but not before helping to raise more than $1 million to fight cancers such as the one that took her life. Her family continues to work in her stead.

"After participating in my first Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation event, I was so incredibly moved by the undeniable enthusiasm and sense of support for such a devastating disease that affects children at what should be the best time of their lives. I was also extremely impressed by the leadership of the foundation, starting with Alex's mom, Liz Scott," Goldsmith says.

As she became more involved, Goldsmith decided to dream up her own event to help the cause. And Sweet Miami Lemonade was born.


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Marlins Park

1380 NW 6th St., Miami, FL

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