FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (WSVN) — Saint Jude’s celebrated its second annual culinary event to benefit childhood cancer research, and 7’s Ashley Jones was grateful to be a part of it.

The Saint Jude Culinary Soiree in Fort Lauderdale raises awareness of families struggling with very sick children.

Thursday night, donors were treated to the best local cuisine, cocktails, live music and auctions.

The money raised will support Saint Jude’s Research Hospital to find cures for childhood cancer. The money will also help pay off a family’s hospital bill.

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