Believing for Ben

Yesterday in Chatsworth, Georgia some truly amazing people held a Benefit for Ben event to raise money to help with the expenses of Ben’s medical treatment.  My husband and I drove across the state to spend some time there.  I also donated some framed photographs of mine for the silent auction, and my husband, a watercolor artist, donated one of his paintings.

Benefit for Ben FB page

Organized by Julie Sane and her husband Jake, the event was well attended even though this is a holiday weekend in the U.S.  It offered face painting, a bouncy house, and balloon creations for children; baked goods, cotton candy and frozen treats for sale; food and beverages (the barbeque was excellent!); a dunk tank; raffles of donated items and a silent auction of other items; and live music by two bands.  Money raised exceeded $3,000.  An additional ongoing project is the sale of Praying for Ben magnets that…

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