Fundraiser to help benefit baby born with congenital heart defect
Steuben County, N.Y. (WENY) - A fundraiser is scheduled for today to held a baby and a family in need. 6-month-old, Rowan Henderson was born with congenital heart defect.
A chicken barbeque is offered for $10. Other food and refreshments will also be available. There will be raffles, games and a bake sale to help raise money. Donations are also accepted.
Today's event will run from 12:30 to 5:30 at the Howard Community Center in Steuben County.
Doctors hope for Rowan to get bigger and stronger before working to repair his heart. It has been a process to prepare for the surgery. Doctors had to perform two other operations due to issues related to the heart defect.
All proceeds from today's event will go towards medical expenses that are not covered by insurance to help benefit baby Rowan and his family.