Thursday, May 16, 2013

Baby Liam



Friends of mine and Steve are fighting a battle everyday. Their baby was born much too early, and they could use our help. This post is to put all of the ways that you can help in one place.
Daddy changing a diaper!
Baby LIAM DECLAN BRANHAM who was born on March 29, 2013 weighing only 1 pound 7 ounces and was 11 3/4 inches long. Liam's mom had an incompetent cervix and could not carry him any longer. The doctors gave Liam a 5 percent chance to live and said he most likely would not live through birth. Liam was born crying and kicked the doctor - he wanted to live!! He has been fighting to survive every day. Liam will remain in the hospital until July and will need surgery at All Children's before he goes home. 


Mommy finally holding Liam, March 6th

You can help this amazing family in many ways. 


1. Baby Liam's medical bill fund:




2. Liam's Fight fundraiser:
Sunday, June 23 from 1:00-8:00pm at Jake's Tavern in Sarasota, FL
We will be at JAKE's TAVERN all day on Sunday and your admission ticket of $10 will also get you a plate of food from our BBQ buffet. We will have various local bands playing all day long including solo act BIL VANHAGE, new local band GREY STATE, and local band DEVIL MADE MICROPHONES. And a few more acts To Be Announced!!

We will have LOTS of silent auction items including hotel stays, restaurant gift cards, lots of big gift baskets, "weekend getaway gift packages" and some surprise items as well! We will also have a 50/50 raffle going on all day long.

So mark your calendars and plan on coming out to JAKES on Clark Road Sunday June 23rd for an awesome event 1 - 8Pm. (but Jakes is open until 2 am so you can stay all night long!!)



3. GNC/Stephen Kelley boot camp fundraiser for Liam:
This will be a boot camp class taught by Steve Kelley on June 22 at 8:30am. A $5 donation will be asked for to participate in the class, any amount is welcome, and 100% of the proceeds will go to the Branham family.
(the following link will be current for baby Liam as of May 19th)

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