According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime.
"I have other family members and friends who are survivors and it is absolutely encouraging to see everyone fighting the fight to the very last breath", Wilkerson said.
The fundraiser event not only raises the awareness of breast cancer, but it also provides hope to those battling.
"Breast Cancer can sometimes make you feel like you're alone, like you're fighting the fight all by yourself, so to have people out here from the youngest, all the way to the oldest, whether they're running or walking, vendor support, cheering us on, it is a great feeling to know that you have support", she continued.
"It is unfortunate that breast cancer is only discussed during October as it certainly is fought all year long", she said.
"When you go through this, having support is a major thing, it's what gets you through it", she said.
Speaking in an interview, President of Breast Care International, and CEO of Peace and Love Hospitals, Dr. Beatrice Wiafe Addai, said, "The annual BCI Ghana Walk for the Cure has assumed a national character, attracting people from every strata of society, affirming that our awareness creation program has been embraced by all".
These rates highlight the importance of detecting breast cancer early when treatments are more effective.
"When you have breast cancer it not only affects you, it affects everybody in your life".
The walk also provided resources for women while also raising money for Susan G. Komen Kentucky and Kentucky African American's Against Cancer.