Liza Scott isn’t like any other 7-year-old girl. She is a 7-year-old with a rare brain condition in desperate need of brain surgery. So, the girl now sells lemonade to help her pay for surgery. Just a day after CBS 42 shared her story, she captured hearts across the world. Now, people have donated over $236,000 to Liza’s Mighty cause page since Thursday. They also receive cash donations which are more than $10,000. For their upcoming trip to Boston, they have offered free flights as well as free housing. In a short period, the support is incredible.
Liza Scott has three rare brain malformations that cause Grand Mal seizures. Over the past month, her family learned about brain malformations. To prevent further seizures, brain bleeding, hemorrhage, or stroke, she needs surgery. In an upcoming week, Liza and her mother will fly to Boston Child Hospital for the first series of Surgery. The first surgery needed to address Liza’s condition. Liza is overwhelmed by the support from the globe and other gestures that have left Scott feeling loved.
Savage’s Bakery is serving Liza’s lemonade in Homewood. The bakery (savage’s Bakery) is co-owned by her mother (Elizabeth Scot) and her grandfather (Van Scott). Liza, the 7-year-old girl loves to sell lemonade and other sweet treats for her surgery. Her mother set up a small lemonade stand in the bakery, to encourage her daughter’s passion and sell her creations. However, the lemonade business provides an analogy for the Scott family to live. Liza needs to face multiple surgeries that take her to Boston for weeks at a period.
For her customers, the lemonade is just a tasty, thirst-quenching treat. But for Liza, it’s a sign of hope and perseverance in the face of adversity. And each glass of Lemonade will help to raise the fund for upcoming surgeries.
On Sunday, from all over Alabama several jeep wrangler organizations drop to Homewood to support Liza. Scott Singer also gets involved as soon as he saw. He is amazed to support and it’s the best feeling in the world. Every child has to experience this to shed tears. He is also a member of the Iron City Wranglers. Over 20 other jeep drivers such as walker county wrangler, steel city wrangler, outlaw wrangler, and Blount County off-road and Iron City Joined.
And Liza is happy to see the support. She handed out lemonade and cookies and express her gratitude into the jeep.
According to Liza’s mother, “she was overwhelmed to receive good support and donation and wishes become emotional days. As a single mother, she lives on salary as other Americans and never had huge money for paying an invoice.
On Thursday, Liza will fly to Boston for her first of three brain surgeries. They are planning to continue to sell lemonade after Liza’s recovery and help other families on a similar journey.