Organizers estimate that more than $300,000 was raised at Saturday night’s Breast Cancer Foundation Gala, an annual event that is the charity’s main fundraiser for the year.

Actress Shannen Doherty, who is a breast cancer survivor, was the guest speaker at the event, which featured live and silent auctions, and music by Bona Fide.

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