Relay for Life walk in Wilbraham raises money for cancer research

WILBRAHAM, Mass. (WWLP) – Relay for Life is doing is doing their lifesaving work in Wilbraham Saturday night.

22News Storm Team meteorologist Brian Lapis was at Fontaine Park hosting the Relay for Life walk.

Cancer survivors wore purple. They and their loved ones are raising money for cancer research.

Relay for Life Walks across the Pioneer Valley have given cancer survivors more hope for the future.

Karen Chapin of Hampden told 22News, “This is my 7th year. My parents are both cancer survivors. As a family we thought it was something we could do for them. You kind of feel helpless. But this is something we can do. Raise some money for a good cause.”

Relay for Life walks in many Western Massachusetts communities will raise millions of dollars for cancer research.

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