PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Thousands were out on the North Shore Sunday for the annual “Step Out” walk to stop diabetes.
It’s the largest fundraiser put on by the American Diabetes Association.READ MORE: Police Investigating Strip District Shooting, Man Left In Critical Condition
Organizers say diabetes affects everyone in some way.
“Everyone knows someone who has been affected by diabetes, whether it be type one, type two, pre-diabetes or gestational diabetes,” said Kira Foley with the American Diabetes Association. “The American Diabetes Association is trying to find a cure for all diabetes.”READ MORE: Anthony Gonzalez, House Republican Who Voted To Impeach Pres. Trump Won't Run Again
The CW Green Team sponsored the event.
Recently, a local retired mail carrier walked from Erie to Pittsburgh to raise money for diabetes research as well.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Deaths In West Virginia This Month Double That From August