LEWISTON, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- The annual Brunch Against Breast Cancer took place in Lewiston on Sunday.

The Heart of Hope Charitable Fund, founded by Carlene and Mitch Sperry, puts cash in the pockets of women battling breast cancer.

"Put smile on their face. Put a set of tires on their car. Put food on the table," says Sperry.

Organizers seekauction items from local businesses, and provide a fun atmosphere in auctioning off the items at the brunch.

Sperry saysthefundraiser became a way for herto give back the support she'd received during her breast cancer treatment.

"We don't move mountains by ourselves," says Sperry. "We move mountains, you know, as a team."

Several dozen people attended the brunch. Mostly friends and family of the Sperry's.

The next fundraiser forTheHeart of Hope Charitable Fund will be September 29 at The Carriage House in Lewiston.

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