Edie Falco
(© Tristan Fuge)
Edie Falco
(© Tristan Fuge)
Our Time, a non-profit organization helping children who stutter, will join with entertainment and sports stars to celebrate NFL Offensive Lineman and person who stutters Matt Slauson at the Tackling Our Fears, Defending Our Dreams benefit gala, April 16 at 7pm at NYU's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.

Tackling Our Fears, Defending Our Dreams will celebrate the bravery and achievements of young people who stutter as well as those who inspire their success. Special guests will include Rachel Dratch, Edie Falco, Victor Garber, Mariska Hargitay, Mark Sanchez, Richard Kind, Jesse L. Martin, Matthew Modine, John Oliver, Ron Rifkin, Amy Ryan, cast members from The Book of Mormon, and more.

The event will also include a special presentation by New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez as well as a dinner and auction.

For more information and tickets to Tackling Our Fears, Defending Our Dreams, click here.