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Tempe South Rotary - Lily's Pad of AZ

Ongoing Event

The Rotary Club of Tempe South Inc. was presented with this ongoing Community project by the Taylor family (Story below) and the club members made the decision to help in the initial funding needed to help Lily's Pad become a reality. This is an ongoing donation opportunity for those interested. 

Lily’s Pad came to life in the mind of Brad Taylor, whose three year old daughter, Lily, was diagnosed with high risk Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) in December of 2017.  Lily spent just over a month living in Cardon’s Children’s Hospital fighting to become stable in order to begin her outpatient treatment program, a program she would undergo for the next two and a half years.  As Lily’s treatment progressed, the chemotherapy she received daily attacked not only the cancer she was fighting but also her immune system.  This immune compromised state forced Lily away from the activities and friends that she loved, and it became increasingly difficult to motivate her to go to the hospital to receive her treatment.  She was forced to give up seeing her peers, going to public places and what she loved to do the most, play on a public playground with other “new friends”.  For 10 months…

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