Brody began treatment Oct. 8, at Seattle Children's receiving chemotherapy and radiation five days a week while living with his mom Alicia Neal and newborn sister Myha near the hospital. His father Shane and Taylor, Brody's one-year old sister, remain in Sequim during the week and commute on the weekends to Seattle.
His treatment is expected to last six months.
Friends and family have organized two events this weekend to help the Neal family pay medical expenses.
Dinner, auction for young cancer patient set
The Sequim Community Church, 950 N. Fifth Ave., hosts a spaghetti feed and silent auction fundraiser at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20.
To donate silent auction items, call Mikaela Murphy, 360-808-4810.
Cash donations also may be made at Sound Community Bank, 541 N. Fifth Ave.
Benefit for Brody golf tourney set
The "Benefit for Brody's Battle," a fundraiser golf tournament, is scheduled for Sunday Oct. 21, at SkyRidge Golf Course, 7015 Old Olympic Highway.
The tourney format is a four-person scramble. Cost is $220 per team or $55 per player.
Optional honey pots are $40 per team; carts are available for $10 per seat.
Lunch and registration is from 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. with 1 p.m. tee times scheduled.
For more information, call 683-3673.
An account is established at Wells Fargo for the Kuznek/Neal Family, too.
Visit here to donate and/or read more about Brody's story.