Cincy shows love for 5-year-old battling cancer

Posted at 12:05 PM, Dec 01, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-01 12:05:40-05

CINCINNATI -- Internet users are pouring out love for a 5-year-old boy from Cincinnati who is battling terminal cancer.

#TeamTaylor is trending nationally on Facebook and locally on Twitter. The hashtag was created for Taylor Grant, a 5-year-old who has been battling stage 4 neuroblastoma since he was two and is being treated at Cincinnati Children's Hospital, according to his mother's Facebook page.

Praying for Taylor, such a little man fighting a big battle. I can not complain about a single thing because someone is fighting a battle bigger then me #FuvkCancer #TeamTaylor .

Posted by Jordan Streeter on Tuesday, December 1, 2015

This Is more then us we gotta stand up as an community we got you little Homie we here #TeamTaylor #CancerFighters

Posted by Galiono SapSquad Shields on Tuesday, December 1, 2015


Posted by Terrell Whitney on Monday, November 30, 2015

Neuroblastoma is the same rare type of cancer of nerve cells that Leah Still had. (Leah is currently in remission, but she was originally given a 50 percent chance of survival.)

Now, Grant's mother, Ciera, said doctors have only given her son a few months to live.

Dang hearing that news just brought tears to my eyes... I couldn't imagine going threw this as a parent or as a child. I...

Posted by Pretty Ty on Monday, November 30, 2015

#TeamTaylor Im praying for you lil man , This is so sad to see a little boy going thru this and i dont even know him and...

Posted by Rhonda Jones on Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Sending my prayers out to lil taylor i cant imagine wat he's going through but he's a strong lil guy and i pray he get through this adversity! #Teamtaylor

Posted by Keyonta Hicks on Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Any child that has cancer and is fighting it I gotta say y'all the strongest young soldiers ever all praises go to him and his family keep fighting young KING we gotcha #TeamTaylor

Posted by Bennie Green on Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Friends and family of Taylor and Ciera have advertised fundraisers on social media. The WIZ, 101.1 FM, even promoted a fundraiser for the single mom and her son.

Chelsea North of West Chester, who said she only began following Taylor's story on Facebook a few months ago, created a GoFundMe account "to support Taylor's living expenses."

The fundraising account isn't being used to pay for medical expenses, but rather to make the rest of 5-year-old's life enjoyable.

"Taylor likes to visit the museum, aquarium, Chuck E. Cheese, go to the movies and to the arcades," the GoFundMe account's description says. "His favorite foods are sushi and granola bars. His likes trying new restaurants, playing with trains, and simply living! We started a GoFundMe account to help Taylor enjoy life to the fullest and to assist with his living expenses."

Since April, the account has raised almost $2,000.

Taylor's mom is also raising money by selling tee shirts and hoodies, similar to the "Still Strong" shirts sold by Devon and Leah Still. Money raised by selling Team Taylor gear will also go towards costs of Taylor's living expenses, according to her Facebook page.

Its Hard Out Here Mann!!! Im In Tears As I Speak! My Nephew Only 5!! He A Baby Man...He Dont Deserve This! I Wish I...

Posted by LinnStoner Lovinglilgary Landrum-Bess on Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Prayers for this lil guy he's a fighter a motivation to many he has no idea !!!if you wanna donate or help with gettin...

Posted by Kai Paris Daniels on Tuesday, December 1, 2015