VIDEO: Community Unites at Relay for Life
Friday event raised over $125,000 for American Cancer Society.
The number of participants was slightly down for this year's Relay for Life, but the amount of donations continues to amaze event organizers.
Friday night's event capped fundraising efforts for the year that raised $125,000 for the American Cancer Society. That brings Wilmington's total during the four years it's run the event to more than $500,000.
Participants walked throughout the night, participated in theme laps and listened to inspirational speakers.
“There are too many victims in this battle, and we have to keep the faith, stay strong and hope for cancer to be something from the past,” said featured speaker Tricia Lambert. “We cannot and will not let it get the best of us.”