Playing for a wonderful cause
Brylee Olsen is almost 3 and attends preschool at USU Eastern. Diagnosed with a cancerous tumor wrapped around her brainstem, her family dropped everything to be with her and have been overwhelmed with medical bills. A concert to help Brylee was held in the JLSC on March 18 with all donations going to help Brylee. Her tumor is inoperable and incurable. Her family is just hoping for more time with her. At the concert, over $500 was raised and additional donations can be made through PayPal at firstname.lastname@example.org or bracelets can be ordered on the Brylee in 5 facebook page or purchased from Keri Allred, preschool director. The charity is called Brylee in 5 because 95 percent of people with the tumor die within a year. Her family is hoping for her to be part of the five percent that live longer. “With my benefit concerts, I am always looking for a good cause and this is probably the best cause I’ve ever been a part of. I’m grateful for the chance I had to help, was surprised with the outcome and amazed with the generosity of community members,” said Jordan Sanders, concert organizer.