Benefit helps family with medical expenses
Nov. 5, 2013 at 5:05 a.m.
Fifteen-year-old Danyelle Myers, of Victoria, was born with a rare heart condition that affects blood flow to her heart.
Her older brother, Tito Myers, died earlier this year of a similar condition.
"Danyelle is a beautiful girl who is just like her brother and has a great love for God and life," said her uncle, Carlos Burgos.
A benefit to help the family defray medical expenses associated with both children will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Holy Family Catholic Church Hall in Victoria.
Barbecue brisket plates will be sold for $7 each. The event will also include an auction and raffle.
One open-heart surgery failed to correct Danyelle's problem, so she needs another in the near future, the uncle said.