2nd Annual Rockin' Against Cancer in Grand Island

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GRAND ISLAND, Neb. -- The 2nd annual Rockin' Against Cancer was held in Grand Island Saturday night.

The benefit raised money through auctions, raffles, and dinner and all the money goes toward the Cancer Research Institute.

The organizers said this year is already looking better than last, and they hope to hit their goal by the end of the night.

"We're about to hit 100, maybe 125 right now which is a great turnout in ticket sales and we had a few people at the door I haven't counted them yet so it's a great turnout. We've already gone over what we did last year, so I'm very happy with it. We raised over $3,000 to give to Cancer Research Institute last year so our goal is to double it," said Michael Rivera.

Zach Martinez added, "Yea, $6,000 is the number."

Rivera said they had raised around $2,300 early Saturday night.

That preliminary counting because the fundraiser continued until midnight.