What’s Good — Joi’s Lemonade Stand Unites Community Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Video and reporting by: Isaiah Showell

BRIDGETON, N.J. — The Stevenson family has given back to communities throughout Cumberland County thanks to their young children’s entrepreneurial spirit.

Six-year-old Joi and three-year-old Nate Stevenson came up with the idea to hand out hot dogs and lemonade to community members throughout the summer. Joi’s Lemonade Stand even made an appearance at the Stronger Families’ basketball event in Bridgeton to give away 50 lunch packs, which include a hot dog and some refreshing lemonade.

Joi makes three different flavors of lemonade — strawberry, peach, and regular — and she and her family have big plans to continue the service well beyond the end of summer. The Stevensons hope to have a food truck ready to drive around when the weather cools down later this year.

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