Jaime’s LILAC Foundation

Laughter, Inspiration, and Love Against Cancer

Jaime’s LILAC Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) organization founded in 2014 in loving memory of Jaime Moltisanti Cucuzza, a caring young woman who succumbed to lung cancer at the age of 38. We are committed to honoring Jaime’s memory by supporting the growing community of cancer patients, their loved ones, and anyone involved in their treatment. Our primary goal is to raise funds to provide care packages to patients who are fighting cancer. In addition, we also provide funding to hospitals leading the way in cancer research.

Jaime was a strong, passionate individual who always strove to positively impact anyone who was lucky enough to know her. Her sickness did nothing to change this. While she battled stage 4 lung cancer, she continued to be a loving wife, daughter, sister, friend, and mother to her 5 year old little girl. Jaime always thought of others and poured every ounce of her being into her friends, family, and community.

During her illness, she took her compassion one step further. Even while she underwent difficult treatments, she took the time to inspire others by blogging about her experiences and lent her personal support to others fighting cancer. Jaime always took it upon herself to poke fun at her illness, which made other people brave enough to laugh at their adversity too.

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Join us at the Historic Old Bermuda Inn in Staten Island, New York for our Jaime's Lilac Foundation Brunch. Enjoy food and raffles to help us raise funds for patients undergoing cancer treatments!


Buy a raffle ticket to win a chance to be part of the Woodbridge Christmas Parade on December 2nd! There will be 5 winners, each of whom will ride in the back of a classic car. You have a chance to ride in a 1953 Buick Super, 1963 Imperial Crown, 1978 Volkswagen Bug, 1983 Lincoln Continental, or a 1934 Ford! Tickets will be drawn on November 25, 2018 and winners will be contacted by Jaime’s Lilac Foundation.\n The random drawing for will be held Sunday, November 25 at 12 pm. Judges decisions are final and binding. Winners do not need to be present to win. If not present, winner will be notified by mail/phone based upon information provided. If winner cannot be contacted for any reason, prize is forfeited.\n Odds of winning depend on the number of tickets sold. Anyone who is a legal U.S. resident 18 years or older may enter. Only official raffle tickets will be drawn. No reproductions will be permitted. The receipts from the sale of all raffle tickets will be used to support Jamie’s LILC Foundation Inc. All sales are final. No payments will be refunded. The IRS has taken the position that amounts paid for chances, raffles, lotteries or similar drawings for valuable prizes are not gifts, and consequently do not qualify as deductible charitable contributions.\n By entering the raffle, each participant releases the Jamie’s LILC Foundation Inc., its directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability for injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by any prizes or resulting from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize, and each winner agrees to indemnify and such parties hold harmless from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind rising in connection with or as a result of the winner’s acceptance or use of any prize.\n 5 people will win and be eligible to ride in one of the following vehicles during the Woodbridge Christmas Parade that will take place on December 2nd : 1934 Ford,1953 Buick Super,1961 Lincoln Continental, 1963 Imperial Crown and 1978 Volkswagen Bug. If one of the classic cars listed above is unable to participate in the parade, an alternative car will be made available.\n No substitution of prize. No cash redemption.


Jaime's LILAC Foundation is excited to host our third annual pumpkin picking patch fundraiser on October 6th at Oakwood Heights Community Church. Bring the family down to purchase pumpkins, gourds, and more! Pumpkin decorating and games for the kids will return this year. All proceeds will help us continue our mission of making and distributing care boxes for cancer patients starting treatments. We look forward to seeing you all there!!!

For these reasons, we created the acronym LILAC because it truly reflects the legacy Jaime left behind:
Laughter, Inspiration, and Love Against Cancer.

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