Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk raises hundreds of thousands

October 2, 2016 | Updated: 9:55 a.m., October 3, 2016

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) - Hundreds were pretty in pink for a cause, with our own News With A Twist host LBJ emceeing the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk.

The walk started at 8:15 a.m. and kicked off at Champions Square.

The American Cancer Society event strives to raise funds for breast cancer research, lifesaving education and critical patient services through their Making Strides Walk.

Organizers say they raised about $210,000 at Saturday's event.