SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - Hundreds of people gathered for the 2016 Walk for Wished 5K, Saturday.

The event, which took place at Zoo Miami, aims to raise money for sick children. After the event, they got to enjoy a family fun day at the zoo.

The event was hosted by 7News’ own Alex de Armas.

About $70,000 was raised at the event. The funds will go to granting the wishes of 14 local children facing life-threatening medical conditions.

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