CARPENTER, IA – There’s a benefit going on tonight for a north Iowa baby who was born with some health problems.
Brantley Hemann was born in October of last year an is completely blind, he also suffers from some kidney issues.
Brantley’s parents are holding a fund-raiser to help them cover expensive hospital visits and genetic testing in Iowa City.
“They add up and you know gas prices and hotel stays. Our appointments are early in the morning and get over about 4-5 o’clock in the afternoon,” says Sonny Hemann.
The event included a silent auction, wine tasting, door prizes and more.
“[We’re] so appreciative of the support that the community’s given, you know it’s kind of overwhelming the support you get from people that don’t even know you.”