WASHINGTON - The 30th Annual Leukemia Ball raised over $4.1 million for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in just one night. About 2,000 people attended this year's ball, which was held Saturday night at the Washington Convention Center.
FOX 5 DC is a proud partner of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, which puts on the event. Anchors Holly Morris and Jim Lokay hosted "Fund The Fight", a part of the program dedicated to rapid fundraising. FOX 5 DC Vice President and General Manager Patrick Paolini, chairman of the Executive Board of LLS National Capital Area, announced an anonymous donation of $30,000!
Traffic anchor-reporter Erin Como hosted a raffle to giveaway a 2017 Mercedes-Benz E300 4Matic Sedan live from the LLS offices in Alexandria. Comedian Jim Gaffigan and singer Andy Grammar performed.
Watch the videos for more coverage of this year's event from FOX 5 DC.
More info: Leukemia and Lymphoma Society website