Emilio’s Shopping Spree

By Holley Docal / June 6, 2023 /

Emilio, 5, has had a rough go in his last three years of life. Diagnosed with Wilm’s Tumor at just two, he has always managed to keep a smile on his face and lots of questions regarding his diagnosis. He loves to spend time with the people he loves, and is described by mom as…

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Liam’s Walmart Shopping Adventure

By Holley Docal / December 15, 2022 /

8-year-old Liam is a very happy, outgoing, child who loves spending time with his family. Ever since he was a toddler, he has had high energy that lights up the room. Mom says, “Being around Liam makes you feel magical.” At just two years old, Liam was diagnosed with Hypothalamic Glioma. This deadly disease has…

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Amiliah’s Adventure Shopping Spree

By Holley Docal / November 4, 2022 /

Amiliah, 6, has had a rough go since she was born. Moments after arriving in the world, she began to show signs of jaundice. She was taken to see her pediatrician and a checkup revealed that her bilirubin levels were elevated. Baby Amiliah was referred to Egleston Hospital -Children Healthcare of Atlanta. During her hospital…

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Caleb’s Best Buy Shopping Spree

By Holley Docal / October 26, 2022 /

Caleb, 17, had just begun his freshman year of high school when he was diagnosed with End Stage Renal Disease. This news was unexpected and life altering for him, but he never complained about the numerous procedures, hospital stays, or 100 miles he had to be driven each way 3 times a week for dialysis.…

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Nyla’s online Shopping Spree at Justice

By Holley Docal / March 16, 2022 /

Nyla is a very happy and sociable 15-year-old girl with a beautiful smile. Nyla is non-verbal but she expresses herself well with gestures and cues. She was diagnosed at just a couple of weeks old with cerebral palsy, esophageal reflux, and a seizure disorder. Nyla loves shopping. Ever since she was a little girl, her…

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Nyla’s shopping excursion at The Gardens Mall

By Holley Docal / January 24, 2022 /

Nyla, 13, is a vibrant, intelligent, young lady who has been suffering from Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma since she was 10 years old. Going into her teen year has been rough for her. While her friends are outside playing basketball-her favorite sport, Nyla is stuck at home resting while battling continuous infections, and fatigue. For as long…

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Riley’s Wish For A Target Shopping Spree

By Holley Docal / November 8, 2021 /

  When Riley was two, he was diagnosed with Immune Thrombocytopenia, which is a rare disease that causes the immune system to attack platelets, in turn, cause viral infections. Now seven years old, Riley cannot walk without assistance, and sometimes crawls to get where he wants to go. He loves to push his toy shopping…

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Grace’s Shopping Adventure in London

By Holley Docal / September 23, 2021 /

Grace was diagnosed with Stage 2A Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in the middle of the COVID-19 last year. Grace, now 17 years old feels grateful to be alive, and able to be around the people who love her the most, her family. During her treatment she never complained or showed self-pity. Grace was once asked how she…

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