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Sisters host Breast Cancer fundraiser in their mothers memory

Posted: 7:32 PM, Sep 30, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-30 23:32:07Z

It's always a party at nick's fish house but on Saturday. They had the “Breast Party Ever.”
    
That's what the Tyanna Foundation called their 20th annual Breast-Fest.

The fundraiser directly benefits patients in our area battling breast cancer.
    
There were games, music, and a silent auction.
    
All proceeds went to the Hoffberger Breast Center and the Tyanna O'brien Center for Women's Imaging at Mercy Medical Center.

Founders and Sisters, Anne and Sara O'Brien, explain what motivated them to host Breast Fest and launch their foundation;

“17 our mom died of breast cancer when I was 25 and you were, I was 15. After she died we just felt like we needed to do something to commemorate her life and breast fest was it.  and during her life she was all about volunteering and giving back so we wanted to do something for her.”

Anne and Sara have three other sisters. They said together they started the Tyanna Foundation.
    
It's all volunteer-run and they work to make sure patients in Baltimore have better care each day.