The Buffalo Wild Wings in Murrieta, California, held a chicken wing eating contest this past Saturday to benefit the local breast cancer organization, Michelle's Place. The contestants had six minutes to eat 12 of the restaurant's hottest wing variety, and they did their part to support a worthy charity, according to ThePressEnterprise.com
The president of Michelle's Place, Marilyn Watson, started the 10-year-old organization in honor of her daughter. Michelle was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 23 and fell victim to the disease at the age of 26. The organization provides education and support services to breast cancer patients, survivors and their families.
"Having these fundraisers means a lot more people will know about Michelle's Place and our mission to help women through their treatment," Watson told the news source.
The Buffalo Wild Wings also agreed to donate 10 cents for every wing purchase to Michelle's Place for the week leading up to the contest. The winner of the day was Norbert Moll, a Murrieta police officer who ate all 12 wings in only two and a half minutes.
According to the American Cancer Society, women should undergo yearly mammograms beginning at age 40.