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Benefit dinner for local child's heart transplant set for Saturday

 

Last updated 10/21/2022 at 11:45am

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Jaspen Ochoa, 4, smiles at the camera. Jaspen, who has hypoplastic left heart syndrome, is about to be put on a waiting list while a search is conducted to find a suitable heart for transplant surgery. A fundraiser to help with medical expenses is scheduled Saturday at the Havre Eagles Club.

Local resident Sonni Ochoa is holding a benefit dinner for her 4-year-old child Jaspen, who is in need of a life-saving heart transplant, a procedure that is just another step on a long, difficult and expensive road for him to live as normal a life as possible with hypoplastic left heart syndrome.

The dinner is being held Saturday at the Havre Eagles Club from 6 to 8 p.m. with enchiladas, Spanish rice and beans for $15 a plate, as well as nachos for children.

It also will feature a silent auction, with all proceeds going to her son's medical care.

The condition Jaspen has is a birth def...



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