Southeast Texas Circle of Hope to Host Benefit for 4-year-old Graysen Hiller of Nederland, Texas

To be held this Saturday, May 7, 2022 at the Neches River Wheelhouse in Port Neches, Texas from 9 AM- 4 PM

Port Neches, TX: Graysen Hiller is a 4-year-old boy who was diagnosed with B-cell Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (BALL) in 2020 at the young age of 2.

The benefit will be held at Neches River Wheelhouse 720 Lee Ave, Port Neches from 9:30 am – 4:00 pm, with opening prayer starting at 9:30. We will have a little something for everyone: plate lunches, face painting, snocones and ice cream, bounce houses, silent auction going on 9: 30-2: 00 pm, live auction starting at 2:00 pm live music starting at 10:00 am, gun raffle tickets (with a 1 in 60 chance of winning), Captain America and Spiderman appearances from 12: 00-2: 00 pm, and a wheelbarrow of fun (alcohol) raffled off!

Our music line up is:
10-10: 45am – Bert Hebert
11-11: 45am – Page Price and Donice Morace
12-1: 00pm – The Curse and the Cure
1:15 pm-2pm – The Knott Brothers

Auction items includes things such as:
2 tickets to the Astros vs The White Sox
Home Decor
Sarge Custom Rod and Lews Reel
Trip to Cabo
Ice Chests
Buckstin Mug Club Membership
3 2022-2023 PN-G Football Season Tickets
Gift Baskets
2 Club seat tickets to Dallas Cowboy Preseason Game
Gift cards
2 “You Pick Your Game” tickets to a Houston Texans game
Family of 4 Disney 7 day package

THE LIFE OF GRAYSEN HILLER
Graysen was a happy, healthy two-year-old. He loved to run around, play with action figures, and make everyone in the room laugh. One day, he began running unexplained fevers with no symptoms of illness. This happened on and off over a few weeks. During that time, he began having severe weakness in his legs and random bruising. His legs could not support his weight and he could barely sit up. Graysen’s pediatricians ordered blood work and x-rays to hopefully find answers. That afternoon, Graysen’s family received a phone call from his pediatrician saying that he needed to come to the office first thing the next morning.

THE DIAGNOSIS
When they arrived, Dr. Bell informed them that Graysen’s blood work was showing indicators of disease that would need to be further explored by the doctors at Texas Children’s Hospital. They packed a bag and prepared for a very long hospital stay. On September 14, 2020, his blood work concluded that he had B-cell Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (BALL). His treatment plan began immediately and he has been fighting with all of his power ever since. There have been extremely hard times struggling with his health, but his family feels they are very lucky to be where they are today.

GRAYSEN NOW
Graysen is 4 years old now and currently in the Maintenance Phase of his treatment. He currently takes chemotherapy pills daily and rotates between oncology appointments and blood work every two weeks. He has been fighting for about a year and a half and still has a year left of treatment ahead of him.

If you ever saw him, you would never know how sick his body was. He is still the same happy, wild, loving boy that he was at the age of 2. His family feels extremely blessed and thankful for all of the love and support that they have received through this journey. #GraysensGotThis.

SOUTHEAST TEXAS CIRCLE OF HOPE, INC.

Southeast Texas Circle of Hope Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) Nonprofit Charitable Organization founded in December of 2010 and officially incorporated in 2014. The mission of Southeast Texas Circle of Hope Inc. is to assist those in need of help with funds for catastrophic events, medical treatment and / or funeral needs.

In our 12-year history, we have helped raised over $ 1.7MM for over 90 people and / or their families. We pride ourselves on the fact that not a single board member, volunteer, partner or sponsor receives any compensation for their work and 100% of the proceeds go directly to the beneficiary.

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