NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The third annual Sisters for the Cure event was held Saturday.

CBS2’s Elise Finch and Aundrea Cline-Thomas joined Susan G. Komen of Greater NYC for the virtual brunch.

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The goal was raising awareness on the importance of breast cancer screenings and early detection among African-American women.

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The next event is the virtual Race for the Cure on Sept. 13.

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