The Alexis Star

$ 20.00

Proceeds were initially distributed to Alexis' family for medical expenses. Because Alexis is no longer in active treatment, proceeds are now distributed to Family Reach to cover healthcare associated expenses for patients in need. To learn more about the breakdown of proceeds, please see our pricing transparency.

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The Alexis Star socks are soft to the touch with moisture wicking technology to keep your feet cool.

Sock Sales of $20

$4 to production

Average cost to produce, fulfill, and process payment.

$8 to patients

The campaign organizer uses proceeds for medical expenses or donates to a health-focused charity.

$8 to Resilience Gives

Resilience Gives reinvests proceeds to compensate staff, keep the lights on, and reach patient communities.

Direct Donation of $100

$3 to payment provider

Our payment provider captures 3% on all transactions.

$97 to patients

The campaign organizer uses proceeds for medical expenses or donates to a health-focused charity.

All available sizes will ship within 48 hours of purchase.

The celestial theme of Alexis’ design is inspired by her love of the moon and stars.

Alexis Saldivar

When classmates saw eight-year-old Alexis without hair, they told her she was a boy. Her response was simple and succinct, “No, I just have cancer.”

Since being diagnosed last January with AL Leukemia, Alexis, her mother Norma, and older brother, Luis, have paused life as normal to take part in daily treatment at Dell Children’s Cancer Center in Austin, Texas. Although Alexis yearns to return to school in lieu of daily treatment, she continues to impress her mom. “I’m so inspired by the way she’s handling things. Since day one, she’s been optimistic.”

Apart from the illness attempting to invade her body, Alexis is like many other eight-year-olds: she loves princesses and arts and crafts. Her favorite song, “Fight Song,” by Rachel Platten, has taken on a whole new meaning and she doesn’t shy from jamming our every time she hears it. Seeing her daughter’s strength has been healing for Norma, who felt knocked down after she had to leave her job as a dental assistant to care for Alexis. “We’ve struggled a bit—my truck is getting repossessed because I haven’t made payments.” When Norma heard about Resilience, she was excited to let her daughter bring some of her vibrant personality to treatment, and also to use proceeds from The Alexis Star to ease some of this financial burden.

The celestial theme of Alexis’ design is inspired by her love of the moon and stars. As a young poet, Alexis will continue to melt her mother’s heart with her favorite line, “You’re my favorite hello and my hardest goodbye.”