Baylee is from Richlands, NC and has been battling her brain tumor for over 7 years. Back in 2013, we were thrilled to meet her and her family as they went to go see One Direction in Raleigh on her smile. Baylee has always had a giving heart. She wanted to do a holiday toy drive for her fellow patients at UNC Children’s Hospital as she knows first-hand, how hard it is to be battling during the holidays.
We were happy to provide Baylee with $2,500 towards her toy drive. She filled up so many carts which went on to make several children at UNC so happy. A big, huge thanks to Baylee for thinking of other kids while she continues to battle herself. Also, thank you to our supporters for helping kids like Baylee fulfill so many meaningful missions!
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.