Judy Travis and husband, Benji (BenjiManTV) hosted a 24-hour live broadcast known as Dancember in their home. This event was hosted on their family vlog channel, itsJudysLife (which holds over 1.2 million subscribers). Judy Travis and her husband traveled to the Philippines last year and noticed an alarming amount of hungry children walking the streets. Having three children of her own – Judy and Benji Travis were especially touched and happy to link up with Convoy of Hope to help raise funds for ending world hunger.
Colleen Ballinger, also known as YouTube character, Miranda Sings held a ‘Yard Sale’ for charity in which she raised awareness childhood cancer. Colleen donated her clothing and matched the donations of viewers-raising over $40,000.
Benji, Judy Travis- with the help of close friends and family have raised an astonishing $224,000 for Convoy of Hope’s Children’s Feeding Initiative, which feeds nearly 150,000 children in 10 countries!
The Dancember event featured other family vloggers like LaToya Forever, Steven Perkins (Husband of Desi Perkins vlogger of The Perkins YouTube channel), GabeBabeTV, The LaVigne Life and That Reyes Family.
Towards the end of the 24 hour marathon, Judy and Benji Travis raised more than their goal of $200,000 for their charity. Judy sat with viewers and tearfully thanked everyone for their donations to the charity.