Event held to raise funds for Milwaukee's Meta House

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- A huge event was held on Milwaukee's lakefront on Friday, April 26th for a program that helps when dealing with addiction.

The event, held at Milwaukee's Discovery World, is a fundraiser for Meta House. That's a substance abuse treatment program dedicated to helping women.

Friday's event focused on how children can thrive academically when their mothers are able to overcome addition.

Real Milwaukee's Katrina Cravy emceed the event.