Thursday, June 16, 2011
Benefit coming for Orofino girl recovering from brain tumor surgery
A benefit, silent auction and dance are in the works to help with medical expenses incurred during treatment for Taylor Tondevold, 9, of Orofino, who is recovering from surgery to remove a tumor from her brain.
The benefit is planned for July, and details will be published at a later date.
Items are needed for the silent auction. If you have something to donate, contact Brandi Mael at
208-553-6715 or Ashlee Diffin at 208-827-0037.
Monetary donations are also welcome. An account has been set up at LCCU, P.O. Box 1173,
Orofino, ID 83544.
In May of 2011,
began experiencing severe headaches, and neck and back pain. The first several visits to the doctor resulted in Taylor being sent home with over the counter solutions such as Tylenol. Nothing helped. Taylor
has been making a wonderful recovery. Her ninth birthday, on June 6, was spent in the hospital. Taylor
The family is awaiting test results that will determine the nature of the tumor removed from
’s brain. This information will help map the way for her rehabilitation. Taylor
Posted by ClearTrib at 2:31 PM