Hundreds of people came out to Cottage Corner Restaurant in Salem to support 6-month-old Addie Dotson on Sunday.
Dotson was diagnosed with a rare heart defect, Taussig-Bing syndrome, at 4-months-old.
She will undergo surgery in about two weeks.
Misty Bordner, cousin, said the spaghetti dinner and silent auction was held to raise money for medical bills and to raise awareness about Dotson's disease.
"The main goal is to spread the word about Addie, so that everyone can pray for her and her family mainly it's just to spread the word about Addie," Bordner said. through this time that they're having. We're hoping to raise funds for the medical expenses, but
Bordner said they were expecting about 700 people to come to the event.
Andrea Jackson owns Cottage Corner Restaurant and is also Addie's cousin.
She said she was happy to offer her restaurant space for the fundraiser and all her employees volunteered their time to be there.
Jackson said she felt the need to give back because everyone in the community has been so generous toward Addie.
"People have donated their time, their energy, they brought in presents, baskets and they just, they want to help this baby out," Jackson said.
Jackson added how it important it was that everyone know about Addie's condition.
"We need everyone praying for this baby girl. She has touched so many lives and she has blessed our family like you can't even imagine," Jackson said.
To find out how you can help and to follow her story, you can visit Addie's Prayer Warriors Facebook page.