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Singer-songwriters gathered at the Franklin Theatre on Nov. 15 to support one of their own with a benefit concert and art show supporting 8-month-old Rose Daniel, daughter of local singer-songwriter Emily Daniel and husband Michael, who was born earlier this year with Biliary Atresia, a rare medical condition.

According to a news release, at just five months old, she received a life-saving liver transplant, and while the procedure was a success, she will require expensive life-long medical treatments.

To alleviate some of that financial burden, the Daniel family partnered with the Children’s Organ Transplant Association (COTA), a national 501(c)3 charity dedicated to organizing and guiding communities in raising funds for transplant-related expenses.

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Together, they have a set goal of raising $75,000 to cover transplant-related expenses, and if they meet that goal by January, they will be eligible for an additional transplant grant of $7,500.

They have raised just over $50,000, and donations are still being collected on Rose's behalf here.

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Songwriters at the Franklin fundraiser included Jenny Gill, Kent Blazy, Greg Barnhill, Billy Dawson, Jack Settle, Kim McLean and Emily Daniel.