Making Strides against Breast Cancer is reaching out to the community in a unique way to help fund breast cancer research.
The Drink Pink event was held in Irondequoit to help those suffering from the disease. There were raffles and a 50/50 at the bar at O'Loughlin's.
Organizers with a personal connection to this disease say they've had a lot of support.
"It's kind of an interesting story, we're a group of childhood friends that have gotten together and among us there are some survivors, but we've lost some people, and others are still battling this disease," said Christina McBride.
Thousands of dollars were raised before the doors even opened this afternoon. The total now stands at $8,000.