Rye Playland hosts annual walk for pancreatic cancer researchPosted: Updated:
Despite the cold weather, people flocked to Rye Playland for the annual Lustgarten Foundation Walk.
The annual walk is held for pancreatic cancer research. The foundation holds a total of 40 walks throughout the country every year.
Walkers raised $250,000 before the event even began.
The founder of the walk says the cold couldn't stop people from coming out to support the cause.
"We are here to make a difference and create hope," said Tara Shanes-Hernandez. "No matter the weather, we will be here and we will make a difference."
This is the ninth year of the walk and so far they have raised $154 million for pancreatic cancer research.