Emory University Winship Gala breaks fundraising records

Emory University's fourth annual Winship Cancer Institute Gala raised $1.3 million dollars, making it the most successful fundraising event in the university's history.

The funds will benefit Winship's cancer research.

The event was held April 30 at Piedmont Driving Club. More than 400 people attended.

Sponsors for the event included the Ma-Ran Foundation, the Wilbur and Hilda Glenn Family Foundation, Brenda and Mac Nease, Cox Enterprises Inc. and The Home Depot Foundation.