#Standwithme: Fighting Child Slavery One Cup at a Time
#Standwithme the movie Lemonade for a cause
The neighborhood lemonade stand is a rite-of-passenger for most U.S. kids. The first foray into business, these mini pop-up shops last an afternoon, perhaps two. But one 9-year-old from Marin County kept selling her lemonade, at one point selling it for 322 days in a row, in the pursuit of obtaining a lofty goal -- to end child slavery.
Now the project has been made into a documentary film, #Standwithme, which is currently playing in San Francisco; it's debut yesterday coinciding with National Freedom Day.
Following Vivian through the process, from an idea to a lemonade-bottling plant, the film documents her journey to raise $150,000 in the hopes of freeing five children from slavery.
If you're interested in seeing the film, check out the trailer below and visit the #Standwithme site for a schedule of Bay Area premieres.