Amber is a six-year-old sweetheart from Holly Springs. At the age of two, Amber was diagnosed with Bilateral retinoblastoma, a type of cancer that affects the eye. Because of this, Amber lost her right eye. Amber has been cancer free for two years!
Amber and her sister are huge fans of Taylor Swift. Amber and her family took a weekend trip to Atlanta to attend a Taylor Swift concert just a few rows away from the stage. In addition, Amber and her sister received all sorts of “Taylor Swag.” They all had a great time!!
Taylor is a sixteen-year-old young lady from Holly Springs. Taylor was perfectly healthy until July of 2018 when she was diagnosed with Advanced Disseminated Lyme Borreliosis complex with Neuroborreliosis; Babesia, Ehrlichia Chaffeensis. She was hospitalized and in the Wake Med PICU in critical condition, complicated with acute respiratory failure and sepsis. At the time, nobody could figure out why this was happening to Taylor until specialists from Duke Infectious Disease and The Jemsek Clinic determined it was the above tick-borne illnesses. She will undergo aggressive treatment for the next two years in hopes of reversing the damage to her.
Tabor is a nineteen-year-old young man from Durham. He has battled cystic fibrosis his entire life. Tabor has a great spirit - he is a smart, kind, and driven individual who seeks a solution first and asks for help second. Tabor attends Durham Tech Community College and getting to a from school is hard without a car. Tabor’s request was to receive some help in purchasing a car which we were more than happy to do.