SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Dozens of people came out on Saturday morning for the Springfield team Hope Walk. 

It was hosted by the Huntington's Disease Society of America (HDSA). 

At Springfield College people walked around the track to raise money and awareness for those who are impacted by Huntington Disease.

It's a genetic disorder that breaks-down the brain's nerve cells.

Organizers told Western Mass News it was important to raise awareness about the disease.

Kinser Cancelmo, the organizer of the event expressed the reasoning behind the event.