March 27, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- Prominent Michigan Accident Attorney Joumana Kayrouz announced the launching of the Joumana Kayrouz & Daughters Foundation with a initial
Named in honor of herself and her two daughters, Stephanie and Nathalie, the Kayrouz & Daughters Foundation will underwrite a special TV program in
that will showcase the challenges of needy people there and provide them with support.
The show will be broadcast on
's popular OTV (OTV.com) and worldwide during the Easter holiday season beginning
, the traditional date for the celebration of Easter among Catholics, through
Sunday May 5
, the date of the Orthodox Easter.
"I have been very fortunate and my legal business has been very successful, thanks to God's blessings. I have always sought to share my successes with individuals, especially families and children who are in need," Ms. Kayrouz said in announcing the creation of the Kayrouz & Daughters Foundation.
"The foundation will strive to help people in need, especially those seeking to overcome medical challenges. We are starting in
, but I hope to move forward and expand that outside of
to also include Metro-Detroit."
Over the years, in founding the
for Personal Injury and the Law Offices of Joumana Kayrouz PLLC, Ms. Kayrouz has been a major source of charitable donations to worthy causes, including but not limited last year donating
to the St. Jude's Children's Hospital in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the hospital's founding.
Kayrouz said she was inspired to create the foundation during a visit to
this past December with
, the Second Lady of
and the wife of the Speaker of the House Nabih Berri. Berri is also the head of the Lebanese Welfare Association for the Handicapped, and during the visit, the two discussed their mutual concern for the plight of disabled victims, especially children. Kayrouz donated
to Berri's charitable work and announced plans to build an Eye Center through Berri's own foundation.
The Foundation's Vice President is
, who represents the Kayrouz & Daughters Foundation in
, is supervising the production of the OTV Satellite TV special to be called "Oxygen."
"We're very excited that the Kayrouz & Daughters Foundation will be able to underwrite this project. Our purpose is to bring public attention to the needs of families and especially children in
and to also bring them some relief through the generosity of the Kayrouz & Daughters Foundation," Farah explained.
Farah said that the show has already identified 10 families who each has a special need. Each week, the stories and challenges of two of the families will be showcased in the one-hour TV show that will be broadcast throughout the world beginning with the show's
Farah said the cases involved children and people who have been diagnosed with cancer, who are near blind, who are disabled in many different ways, and families who are in need of financial support.