COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Today in Columbus a Celebration of Life Butterfly Release was held at the Botanical Gardens.
The release recognized and celebrated those that have journeyed through cancer.
Butterflies were released as a memorable and magical way of celebrating life.
Organizers say that when it comes to battling cancer, it takes the whole community.
Nicole Adderley, the chairperson says, "They say it takes a village to raise a child, well it takes a village to help us heal and to be the best well person that we can passably be. During cancer after cancer and moving forward for caregivers patients and survivors."
The fundraiser assists needy cancer patients with daily living expenses to help them maintain the quality of the life while undergoing treatment.
During the program, survivors gave their testimonies and others congratulated those who have survived.