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Dodi Groves Foundation hosts 2019 Witches Run

Posted at 1:44 PM, Oct 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-19 22:50:37-04

The Dodi Groves Breast Cancer Foundation hosted the 2019 Witches Ride on Saturday to celebrate survivors of breast cancer. The goal was to "Pink Out The Pond" - Sugarmill Pond in Youngsville, that is, where the ride took place.

The ride will benefit the Dodi Groves Foundation. Groves was a wife, mother, educator, daughter, and friend who lost her battle to breast cancer, but her family says she left her legacy in Acadiana.

Today's ride started at 4 p.m. and lasted until 7.

It featured a one mile run run/walk and a family bike ride.

Following the ride, organizers honored all breast cancer survivors with a pinning ceremony on stage and showcased the survivors on a cat walk.

Dodi's sister, Dana Fuller, explained why the fundraiser is so important.

"Dodi really loved to help people. She was a real giver, she was a teacher, and she gave a lot to her students and her communities. So she would love the fact that it stays here in Acadiana. And help women fight the battle that her family fought."

For more information on the Witches Ride, click here. Read more about Dodi and the foundation here.