Saving Our Daughters (SOD) is proud to announce that Watch What Happens Live! Will lend support to the Iliss Marie Project—a new program initiative that enriches the lives of young girls battling through the endeavors of brain cancer. This project honors the memory of Iliss Marie Benjamin, the youngest daughter of the organization’s founder and CEO Curtis Benjamin, who lost her life at the tender age of 11 to a cancerous brain tumor in 2011.
The impact of her death has challenged Curtis to personally and professionally to find ways to offer support, compassion, and sensitivity to other families with girls struggling with brain cancer. As a result, SOD has partnered with the Brain Tumor Foundation for Children to develop program initiatives that provide comfort, compassion, and encouragement.
Even after the emotional lost of Iliss Marie Benjamin in 2011, do to her ongoing battle with brain cancer, Her legacy lives on. Iliss Marie’s strength and courage will not be forgotten. Her story has impassioned some of today’s most popular reality stars and philanthropist across the country.
Watch What Happens Live! will donate tickets to SOD to be used for fund development activities slated for September and October during brain tumor & cancer awareness months. These special set of tickets will give young girls battling through the endeavors of brain cancer the most memorable experience of their lives by proving roundtrip air travel, one–night hotel accommodations, ground transportation, and dinner at a local NYC restaurant. Also the opportunity to be on set at one of the live taped shows and enjoy cocktails prior to the show with Andy and other special invited guest.
Curtis Benjamin, Chief Executive Officer states “it’s such an honor to have Andy and Watch What Happens Live! to participate in one of our fundraisers this year. It has been a very emotional time for my wife and me, since we lost Iliss to this rare disease. But now to have so many awesome celebrities from the networks to help bring awareness to how brain tumors and cancer is affecting young children. We thank Andy and Watch What Happens Live! so much for his blessed contribution”.
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