Funds 4 Eli

Psalms 41:2-3
"The Lord will protect him & preserve his life; he will bless him in the land & not surrender him to the desire of his foes.  The Lord will sustain him on his sick bed & restore him from his bed of illness"

This page has been setup to aid Eli & his family on their adventure as described below.

You can do that in 3 ways.   Pray, Donate, Share:

1) First & foremost as Heather states below PRAY!

2) You can choose through this page to Donate, anonomously or under your name, along with words of encouragement.   You can give as little or as much as you want & can give once or as often as you can. 

3) After you view this page Share this page via link to your friends, neighbors, small group, church or anyone else who may want to aid in Eli's Adventure.  It can be shared on Facebook, Twitter, e-mail or any other social media site you use.

Thank you.

Eli's Adventure as told by his mother Heather:
On January 21st of 2015 Eli's adventure began.  He went for a CT scan & was sent to the ER to have further evaluations.  We heard words we never thought we would hear in conjunction with Eli...brain tumor.  After consulting with many doctors & having lots more tests, his surgery to remove the tumor was scheduled for the following week.  The rest of the week & weekend were spent in the hospital with many loving visits from family & friends.  On Monday morning, Eli had a very intense & complicated surgery to remove his tumor.  After surgery he was admitted to the ICU &  stayed under their care for two & a half weeks.  On the week of February 9th , we had a team meeting with all of our doctors to determine a plan for Eli.  February 10th he had some additional surgery to help him in his long-term rehabilitation.  We also found out that his treatment plan could not be completed here at TC Thompson.  So Eli's doctor began to contact other facilities.  The Lord has opened a door for Eli at St. Jude's in Memphis.  So we will be Memphis bound soon.  Our doctors are still working out all the details.

Eli has a very long & unknown road ahead of him, but we are trusting our great God to handle all of the details of his healing.  All of your prayers & encouragement are more appreciated than you'll ever know.  I (aka momma) will do my best to keep you updated on Caring Bridge with Eli's adventure.  Please keep praying for him & all of us.  Prayer is our most dire need.  Our God is able & we know He is faithful.  We have seen His hand in every step of this journey so far & know He will not leave us.  He's already going before us to Memphis preparing the way...


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    • $25 
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Organizer and beneficiary

Kathryn Grace Vinyard 
Chattanooga, TN
Emory Williams 
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