Toys From Tyler, Inc.
Tyler received The David R. Roberts Youth in Philanthropy Award 2009.
Tyler was named Central Floridian of the Week by News 13.
Tyler received the Kohl's Cares For Kids Scholarship.
Tyler was the Magic Maker for the Orlando Magic in December 2009.
Tyler's story was on the front page of the Orlando Sentinel Christmas Day 2009.
Young Author: Tyler vs. The Tumor 2005
2010 Tyler was honored with "Guys With Ties" honorary membership.
Tyler received Compact Student of The Year Vista Lakes Elementary 2011.
Tyler received Disney Dreamer & Doer Award Odyssey Middle School 2012.
Tyler was diagnosed with stage IV neuroblastoma, a cancer of the nervous system, in 2005. He underwent chemo, radiation, surgeries, a stem cell transplant, and maintance therapy. Tyler beat cancer and is celebrating 9 years CANCER FREE this year!
During treatment Tyler had a friend who had to spend Christmas in the hospital. Tyler decided he wanted to bring a toy to that friend "Joey." Instead of only giving Joey a gift, Tyler decided to give every kid on the oncology floor a gift for Christmas. That December day of 2005 and Tyler's decision to give a friend a toy has grown and is now known as
"Toys From Tyler, Inc."
In 2005 Tyler took 11 toys to APH.
In 2006 Tyler took 157 toys to APH.
In 2007 Tyler took 432 toys to APH.
In 2008 Tyler took 736 toys to APH.
In 2009 Tyler took 1808 toys to APH.
In 2010 Tyler took 2020 toys to APH.
In 2011 Tyler took 2025 toys to APH.
In 2012 Tyler took over 2100 toys to APH.
In 2013 Tyler took over 3000 toys to APH and created "Tyler's Toy Shop." Families can now shop for their children who are in treatment at Arnold Palmer Hospital, thanks to Tyler!