Brandon's Brain Tumor Fund

Brandon is in the Navy and was set to ship out to sea in March 2016, a few days before he decided to go to the eye doctor due to severe headaches and vision loss that he has been having. The ophthalmologist recommended an MRI. It turned out that he has a brain tumor and ended up in ICU until surgery the next day to take a biopsy of the tumor to determine what kind of tumor he has. While all this was going on his wife and children were in Florida visiting family. His wife had to fly back to VA that night to be with him for before and after surgery. Brandon's family traveled with his kids (ages 2 and 1) and dog for 10 hours in the car to take them back home for surgery the next day.
Brandon has what is called a Pineoblastoma. This is a very rare tumor.  Brandon ended up having a surgery for the tumor and it didn’t go so well. After the surgery Brandon was in the hospital from April 11th-May 4th.  Following the surgery he was in a rehab hospital for a month. Brandon is now home and suffers from some short term memory loss and his vision is affected from the surgery. Although Brandon receives help from the military it is not enough to cover everything. He is able to walk but is having to attend therapy to help regain his strength and balance. Radiation is also daily for 6 weeks and he will be starting chemo soon.
His wife is a stay at home mom, now having to drive Brandon to his several appointments a day. Because of this they are now having to pay for daycare for their 2 young children.
Brandon and his family have come a long way since all this has happened a little over 3 months ago but they still have a long road ahead of them. If you can help them financially, god bless you, and it is greatly appreciated. If not please send prays for Brandon and his family though this long journey.

Donations

  • Gail & Joe Webb 
    • $100 
    • 48 mos
  • Ervin/Christine KELLOGG 
    • $100 
    • 48 mos
  • Mike & Cathy Lowe 
    • $200 
    • 48 mos
  • Atlantic Dodge 
    • $1,000 
    • 48 mos
  • Lisa Moore  
    • $50 
    • 48 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Kayla McLain 
Organizer
Norfolk, VA
Amanda Kellogg 
Beneficiary
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