Carson LaDage, 6, hands a glass of lemonade to a customer Saturday morning at County Market in Vandalia.
LaDage, who has a brainstem tumor, was inspired to raise money for St. Jude's Children's Hospital through the lemonade stand. The stand attracted dozens of donors and raised about $5,000. Carson is the son of Todd and Darla LaDage of Pekin, and the grandson of Bill and Sharon LaDage of Vandalia. Combined with other lemonade stands, Carson has raised more than $10,500.