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The ComedyCures Foundation?

Individuals & Groups

If you want to volunteer, we'd love to have you! We always need a few more hands and friendly faces. Email us.

Corporations

Encourage your employees to join the fun at ComedyCures! As our corporate sponsor, you can also make a contribution and collaborate to help us bring joy, laughter and therapuetic entertainment to people in need across America and around the world.

Entertainers

We are always seeking seasoned, experienced performers to join us for live performances or to loan us a minute of professional clean comedy material to be featured on ComedyCures LaughingLunch Break and our ComedyCures LaughLine.

Today's LaughingLunch Performer: Bobby Miyamoto

Featured ComedyCures Comics in order of original PSA premiere:
Karith Foster, Dena Blizzard, Al Lubel, Rick Younger, Dean Edwards, Craig Baldo, Joseph Anthony, The Knuckleheads, Dan Ahdoot, Richie Byrne, Eliot Chang, Avi Liberman, Leighann Lord, Dan Nainan, Modi, Lenny Marcus, Lynne Koplitz, Joey Kola, Louis Ramey, Marc Theobald, Kurt Metzger, Cory Kahaney, Melvin George, Jeremy Schachter, Adam Ferrara, Russell Peters, Steve Patterson, Al Ducharme, Michele Balan, Ian Edwards, Sherry Davey, Ted Alexandro, John Heffron, Jim Mendrinos, Brad Zimmerman, Michael Somerville, Andy Pitz, Jon Reep, Josh Sneed, Tom Papa, Pete Dominick, Christian Finnegan, Rich Vos, Megan Mooney, Eddie Gossling, Matt Knudsen, Tom Cotter, Bobby Miyamoto, Amy Schumer, Dan Mintz, Mitch Fatel, Charlie Viracola, Alonzo Bodden, Marc Maron, Greg Fitzsimmons, Richard Jeni, Josh Blue, Louis CK, Pete Correale, Byron Allen, Mike Birbiglia, Jessica Kirson, Eugene Mirman, Henry Cho, Bonnie McFarlane, Kyle Grooms, Brian Regan, David Baker, Bret Ernst, Harland Williams, Marc Ryan, Joe Derosa, Mitch Hedberg, Zach Galifianakis, Kathleen Madigan, Maria Bamford, D.L. Hughley, Gary Gulman, Ralph Harris, Billy Gardell, James P. Connolly, Steve Hofstetter, Marshal Chiles, Brian Kiley, Arj Barker and Nick Griffin, Don Friesen, Gerry Dee, Erin Foley, Tom Shillue, Chad Daniels, Jimmy Pardo, Roz G, Ryan Hamilton, Jon Fisch, Dan Naturman, Robert Hawkins

Saluting ComedyCures Comedians!


NEW! FOLLOW COMEDYCURES BEHIND THE SCENES ON TWITTER/FACEBOOK

http://www.facebook.com/ComedyCures & 

http://www.twitter.com/ComedyCures  


ComedyCures' Founder Saranne, learned a valuable lesson while in treatment that continues to serve her well. To read more click on the CBSnews.com link below:

www.cbsnews.com/news/what-not-to-say-to-a-cancer-patient-at-the-holidays/


Thank you to all, Gotham Comedy Club, our co-chair Michael, Buddy "The Cake Boss" Valestro, The NY Yankees, Bank of America, and all our sponsors, auction winners, Fast Talker, Fran Capo and Comedians Jimmy Failla, Richie Byrne, Mark Normand, Sherry Davey, Steven Scott & Tom Cotter.

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FOR ONLINE RESERVATIONS:

TO DOWNLOAD MORE INFORMATION SEE LINKS BELOW

Form for Reservations/Sponsorship/Ads by fax

ComedyCures_Bash_Tickets_-Sponsorship_-_Ad_Form.pdf



Thank you to the many comedians, sponsors and volunteers who make this program possible for our 9th year! Click to see past Photos

Thank you to Comedians Walli Collins, Dave Heenan, Fran Capo, Richie Byrne & Rick Younger for your outstanding performances at our October 28th ComedyCures' LaughingLunch. Also, thank you to Dorian Bergen for her expert palm reading.


COMEDYCURES OFFICAL CHARITY OF THE 12TH ANNUAL LI COMEDY FEST

For more information and tickets click on the image below.


Love to Laugh! LAUGHTER SUMMIT happening!

I'm teaching: "Developing Your Comic Perspective and The Benefits for Your Mind, Body, & Spirit"
Many World Laughter Experts teaching online with me. Amazing line-up.
Join me & sign-up below so www.ComedyCures.org gets a small donation & let's laugh globally.
Click on the image below or cut & paste this link on your web browser: www.laughtersummit.com/#a_aid=ComedyCures&a_bid=11110001

Join the Laughter Summit

"ART OF GIVING" - GIVING YOUR WAY TO SUCCESS: A TRANSFORMATIONAL WORKSHOP IN UNCONDITIONAL LIVING - SEMINAR IN ASSOCIATION WITH AISH


Just For Laughs! What an honor to be on their JFL ComedyPro homepage. The JFL Canadian Festival has been a Champion and Supporter of ComedyCures.org for over a decade. Thanks!

Saranne hosted the "Fan Your Following", a comedy engagement panel at Just For Laughs. She was a comedy expert at "Meet The Power Brokers".


COPE AND HOPE - COMEDY GIVES BACK

Comedians Adam Hills, Alonzo Bodden, Ryan Wilner, The Boy with Tape on his Face and Saranne Rothberg of ComedyCures.org, performed for cancer patients in Montreal in association with Just For Laughs.


SISTER-TO-SISTER "A NIGHT OF HUMOR, HOPE & HEALING" FOR SINGLE MOMS, JULY 2014.


NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLERS LIST! #1 CANCER BOOK & #1 HEALING BOOK & #1 MOTIVATION BOOK ON AMAZON UPON LAUNCH, MARCH/APRIL 2014: "RADICAL REMISSION: SURVIVING CANCER AGAINST THE ODDS" WITH OUR COMEDYCURES FOUNDER, SARANNE ROTHBERG

ComedyCures' Founder Saranne details her strategies for surviving stage IV cancer in her chapter: "Positive Emotions". (Author/Researcher Dr. Kelly Turner) Please order a discounted copy now, please click on the Amazon graphic below. (Amazon will make a small donation to ComedyCures for each book purchased thru their link below):




CONTACT US


Happy 15th Anniversary ComedyCures!

It all started in Saranne's "chemo chair" April 30, 1999 when our Founder threw her first "Chemo Comedy Party" in NYC! Now almost 900,000 people have laughed with ComedyCures.org


Check out our Founder Saranne's newest book! Many Celebs muse about laughter, humor and healing in their personal journeys; compiled by Victoria and John Galasso.

Featured: Comedians Pat Cooper,"The Joke Man" Jackie Martling, John Pizzi, Domenick Irrera, Uncle Floyd, Saranne Rothberg, Ray Garvey plus Media Personalities including Joey Reynolds, Valerie Smaldone, Dr. Judy plus Clergy including Pastor Joel Osteen and Rev. T. K. Nakagaki, and many more interesting folks.

You'll enjoy many Stories, Cartoons, Quotes, Jokes & lots of Photos.


1300 HEALTHCARE WORKERS LAUGH WITH COMEDYCURES AT HAMMERSTEIN BALLROOM IN NYC!


LET'S ALL LAUGH MORE IN 2014!

COMEDYCURES HOSTED OUR 4TH ANNUAL PATIENT WORKSHOP & COMEDY SHOW AT NYU MEDICAL CENTER JANUARY 2014.

Thank you Richie Minervini, Brad Lowery, Kirich Huell & Saranne for your stellar comedy.


ComedyCures is the official charity. Click on image for press release.

Click here for show details.

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Night of Wonders, Nov 17 at 7PM! Helping Cancer Patients Get Wigs During Chemo.

 

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November 2013 "Laugh, Lunch & Learn"

Two healthcare worker events with ComedyCures.

 

 

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New Humor Ambassadors!

ComedyCures works with Helping Hands to teach kids about laughter and service.

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Big Apple Circus Gala

ComedyCures is honored to support our Humor Ambassador & supporter Michael Christensen, Founder of Big Apple Circus.

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"COMEDY & HEALING at Annual JLI Conference"

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COMEDYCURES OFFICIAL CHARITY OF THE 11TH ANNUAL LI COMEDY FEST

For more information click on the image below.

 

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COMEDYCURES' IN AMI LIVING MAGAZINE!

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A Free, National, Joy-Filled Teleconference!"

Renowned Health & Happiness Expert Saranne Rothberg (Stage 4, Triple Negative Survivor)

Email: Info(at)ComedyCures.org to register for free.

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NEED FUN? COMEDYCURES' LAUGHTER WORKSHOP!

Free for the Community to celebrate the month of Joy. Aish Center, March 4th. For more information click here.

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COMEDYCURES' FOUNDER ANNOUNCES 2 SCHOLARSHIPS. DEADLINE MARCH 4TH.

Need to laugh? Are you a caregiver or suvivor?

For more info click here for a PDF or click here for web link.

Email: info(at)comedycures.org

 

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1600 PEOPLE LAUGHING IN NASHVILLE!

ComedyCures brings joy to healthcare industry conference attendees.

 

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NYU HOSPITAL HOSTED COMEDYCURES' AGAIN FOR OUR 3rd ANNUAL COMEDY WORKSHOP & SHOW FOR PATIENTS WITH MS! THANK YOU COMEDIANS MODI, SHERRY DAVEY AND BUDDY FITZPATRICK!

Another great line-up of top ComedyCures' comics entertained 200 people impacted by MS. (Our performance was dedicated in memory of Comedian Rich Ramirez who performed at our 1st Annual event.)  

 

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LAUGHTER IN CANADA!

ComedyCures' Founder, Saranne Rothberg, & 250 men/women who explored "Faith & Laughter" in Montreal. This was a rare public event and interactive lecture. For more information click here

 

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LONG ISLAND RAILROAD TURNS PINK WITH COMEDYCURES!

Long Islanders had an incredible day of laughter at Mather Hospital after hundreds of breast cancer suvivors joined Saranne Rothberg for a pink train ride and a hilarous keynote.  For more information click here.

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Listen to us on the Radio:

WABC NYC:

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COMEDYCURES OFFICIAL CHARITY OF THE 10TH ANNUAL LI COMEDY FEST

Thank you Live Nation, Darcy Novick and comedians Vic Dibitetto, Richie Minervini, Tony V, Richie Byrne and Chris Monty.

 

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WIRED MAG - QUOTES FOUNDER SARANNE ROTHBERG!

(Thanks to The Humor Code Duo Peter & Joel)

 

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MORE NEWS!

Click here.

Email info(at)comedycures.org to sign up for our newsblast.

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Our LIVE LOVE LAUGH PIN just added to Filanthropists Online Store!

https://www.filanthropists.com/product/Jewelry-Watches/LiveLoveLaughPin-0000723.htm

Or you can contact us directly at info@ComedyCures to purchase and support our programs.

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CELEBRATE ANOTHER AWARD FOR COMEDYCURES! Saranne received "The 2012 Health and Heart Matters Award" from UJA Federation

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ComedyCures Foundation is honored to go back to the UN!

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COMEDYCURES HOSTED A PATIENT WORKSHOP AND COMEDY SHOW AT NYU MEDICAL CENTER.

WALI COLLINS, PETE CORREALE & SARA CONTRERAS. HOSTED BY SARANNE AND GUEST FEATURE, MTV'S SUPER SWEET 16 RAPPER DARNELL ROBINSON.

 

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FOUNDER SARANNE NAMED FEARLESS!

Sarannne received the "Fearless Factor Woman Of The Year Award."

 

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FUNNY FOR MONEY HELPS COMEDYCURES FUND FREE PATIENT PROGRAMS

FunnyForMoney.com has donated $9,000 to ComedyCures! Click image to play.

 

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DR. OZ AND SARANNE!

Great discussion about comedy, laughter and wellness with Dr, Oz, ComedyCures Founder Saranne, ComedyCures Comedian Richie Byrne and Liza Oz.

Hear it on Sirius 204/XM 111

 

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COMEDYCURES COVER STORY! FOUNDER SARANNE ON THE COVER OF L'CHAIM MAGAZINE

 

 

 

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SUMMER MIDNIGHT COMEDY BENEFIT EVENT

Thank you to Backstage Mag, Broadway Comedy Club, Stand-Up 360 Comedy Fest, John Femia and all the comics.  100%

Ticket proceeds to benefit ComedyCures.

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SARANNE FEATURED IN WOMEN'S WORLD MAG

 Click here to read full story.

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COMEDYCURES PRESENTED A LAUGHING LIVE VIDEO CONFERENCE FOR THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION IN GENEVA.

 

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ComedyCures Presented Keynote Address at The United Nations.

 

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ComedyCures CEO hosted Bold Girlz Fashion Show that supports Charities.

 

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For more information go to: http://nywa.org/starbreakfast2010

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GREAT GIFT IDEA!

MANY SHARED THE LAST LAUGH OF 2010 WITH SARANNE & OUR COMEDYCURES' COMEDIANS!
Lots received a FUNNY call and a joke from one of our hilarious comedians and supported our ComedyCures programs. Thanks!

Click here to donate now please.  

http://www.comedycures.org/donation.html

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COMEDYCURES TO PRESENTED "LAUGHTER IS GREAT MEDICINE" AT THE ANNUAL WOMEN'S INTERACTIVE NETWORK EVENT SPONSORED BY THE LISBETH LINLEY FOUNDATION. COMEDYCURES HUMOR AMBASSADOR DENA BLIZZARD PERFORMED.

 

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ComedyCures was honored for our outstanding impact on patients' lives. It was the who's who of patient medicine with performances by ComedyCures Humor Ambassadors Alonzo Bodden, Bil Dwyer and Rick Younger. Thanks guys for your time & comedy talent!!

 

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Comedians Dean Edwards, Rich Ramirez, Eliot Chang - Thanks! You helped ComedyCures transform patients' lives at NYU. Great ComedyCures show!

 

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COMEDYCURES HOSTED THEATRICAL PREMIERE OF "TAPESTRIES OF HOPE"

 The Clearview First & 62nd CINEMAS - 400 EAST 62nd ST., NYC

A Michealene Risley Film. LeAnetta Robinson (The Bonde, MTV) Performed.

 

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SARANNE BOLLYWOOD DANCED & HOSTED AIF GALA TO RAISE FUNDS FOR SAVE A CHILD!

Thanks to comedian Rob Magnotti for a great "Obama" stunt!

 

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ComedyCures was honored to particpate in the 1st Annual Responder Alliance Program with Performers John Larocchia and Vince Dantona

 

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THE UNITED NATIONS & COMEDYCURES!

 

We are honored to collaborate again in

Fall 2010.

 

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A TORNADO OF LAUGHTER IN WISCONSIN!

ComedyCures brings 2 joy-filled workshops to Seniors & Staff at The Jewish Home this summer!

 

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Sunday August 1, 2010, 8pm

Join ComedyCures Comics Joey Kola, Richie Minnervini, Rob Magnotti, Joe Moffa,Vic DiBittetto, Mike Marino and hosted by Steve Schirripa in memory of CC Comedian/Friend Ray Garvey.

 

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ComedyCures Founder Saranne Rothberg featured expert on CNN International for World Laughter Day!

 Click here to view: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SIRnmCZHn_4&feature=player_embedded 

 

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AOL names Founder Saranne as AMAZING MOM 2010!

Read this AOL front page story:

http://www.parentdish.com/2010/05/09/amazing-mom-saranne-rothberg/

 

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ComedyCures was the Official Charity! Percentage of the proceeds benefited ComedyCures. The audience loved this show. Thank you to Dena Blizzard, The Conversation Company and Sponsors: Secret, Broadway's "39 Steps" and "My Trip Down The Pink Carpet". http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/109828

 

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GREAT 8th LONG ISLAND COMEDY FEST FUNDRAISER!

THANK YOU DARCY NOVICK OF LIVE NATION AND PERFORMERS RICHIE MINERVINI, RICHIE BYRNE, BOB NELSON, SCOTT RECORD AND ANGEL SALAZAR. WHAT AN AMZAING NIGHT! A PRECENTAGE OF THE PROCEEDS FROM EACH TICKET SOLD WILL BE DONATED TO COMEDYCURES PATIENT PROGRAMS.

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ComedyCures is proud to serve our newest agency:The historic Bowery Mission

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PLEASE BUY THIS SONG NOW & HELP END FGM!
Featuring ComeyCures Co-Founder/Songwriter Lauriel

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Check out our December notice

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PUT THIS COMEDYCURES IMAGE AND LINK ON YOUR WEBSITE, BLOG, FACEBOOK, TWITTER, ETC. Show your support and help others!

Tell your friends that their support brings joy, hope and free therapeutic entertainment programs to those that need it most!


DIRECTIONS: To save the image, just right click the image and chose 'save as". Then link it to www.ComedyCures.org

By posting this link, you help ComedyCures reach more patients and caregivers & you directly help increase contributions, grants, and sponsorships. (Tax-deductible)

THANK YOU! 

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To receive our Caught Laughing newsletter email Info@comedycures.org

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Thanks Eastern Bergen County Board of Relators!

Thank you for your generous donation to support our free patient programs.
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ComedyCures brings joy to CT patients & caregivers!


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Congrats to Jennifer Vorhies Of Dallas City, IL !

Enjoy your diamond necklace! We will see you at a 2010 ComedyCures show!

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Making Strides: Had a blast in the rain!

ComedyCures founder & breast cancer survivor Saranne Rothberg hosted the Bergen County 'Making Strides Against Breast Cancer' walk for 5,000 people!

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Uproar will donate $1 from each CD/DVD that you purchase at uproarcomedycd.com
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ComedyCures collaborates with In The Pink Foundation

We helped celebrate its 3rd Anniversary of patient programs.

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Womensphere volunteers flooding us w/ calls & emails to sign up to support our patient programs and 10th Anniversary Gala! 
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NFL GREAT DERON CHERRY, COMEDIAN RICK YOUNGER & SARANNE

To visit Score 1 Health Program schools serving  
Kansas City's urban-core children.
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KANSAS CITY UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE & BIOSCIENCES HOMECOMING

Saranne to keynote "Communicating With Patients" & Rick Younger to Perform.
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ComedyCures heads back to Camp Common Bond!

Our program brings joy and coping strategies to teens from around the
globe who've lost a family member
due to terrorism.
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PATIENTS/SURVIVORS/WIDOWS/ CAREGIVERS SHOULD EMAIL INFO@COMEDYCURES.ORG TO WIN TWO FREE TICKETS FOR THE SHOW AND "TUESDAY TALKBACK" WITH KARITH. YOU WILL ATTEND WITH FOUNDER SARANNE!   

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COMEDYCURES HELPS INTERNATIONAL MYELOMA FOUNDATION RAISE MONEY AND AWARNESS AT DC TEA EVENT AT THE FOUR SEASONS HOTEL.

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WE MAKE LIFE FUNNY! POSITIVELY FUNNY TALK!

Call Saranne, our Hilarious Comedians & Guests

 

 

Potential Guests, Comics, Donors, Sponsorship or Media Inquires? Contact us at:

laugh@comedycures.org or 1-888-300-3990

 

OUR IN-STUDIO COMEDY:

SARANNE, RICH BYRNE, FRAN CAPO, DENA BLIZZARD, RICK YOUNGER

 

THANKS TO THE TIME, TALENT & FAITH OF 3 TOP PRODUCERS, COMEDYCURES LAUGHTALK RADIO IS BEING FORMATTED FOR NATIONAL SYNDICATION AFTER ONLY 12 WEEKS LIVE ON THE AIR IN NYC! STAY TUNED FOR MORE DETAILS.

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Thank you to OmniPop Talent/Tom and Gotham Comedy Club/Chris for a terrific Comedy Nite.

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CONGRATS TO RICK YOUNGER, MARIO CANTONE, MAUREEN LANGAN & JACKIE HOFFMAN MAC AWARD WINNERS. SARANNE WAS A JUDGE.

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COMEDYCURES THANKS B'NAI JESHURUN WOMEN'S ASSOCIATION FOR DONATING 26 AMAZING GIFT BASKETS FOR COMEDYCURES PATIENTS PLUS A GENEROUS CONTRIBUTION. SARANNE KEYNOTED AT THEIR MAY SPRING LUNCHEON.

 

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SHOWTIME DEBUTS PAYASO ENTERTAINMENT'S "HOT TAMALES" SPECIAL. COMEDYCURES IS THE OFFICIAL CHARITY OF 6 UPCOMING TV COMEDY SPECIALS! (ADULT COMEDY CONTENT & CABARET-CLAD DANCERS - IT'S SHOWTIME!)

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No Joke! The ComedyCures Foundation and The Physicians Academy for Clinical and Management Excellence have announced a strategic collaborative relationship to study the impact of humor on Continuing Medical Education (CME).

The CME activity is hosted on MedPage Today and is supported by an educational grant to Physicians Academy from Wyeth.

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A SALUTE TO 104 STELLAR COMEDIANS, 1010WINS RADIO AND CTCA FOR YOUR OUTSTANDING 13 MONTH COLLABORATION ON OUR COMEDYCURES "LAUGHTER IS THE BEST MEDICINE" PSA CAMPAIGN

 

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT OUR NEWEST SPONSOR: DEBT REDUCTION SERVICES CLICK ON THE IMAGE BELOW

 

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CBS, ABC and NBS simultaneously devoted 1 hour to raise funds for the fight against cancer. The spectacular line up of talent included Jennifer Aniston, Scarlett Johansson, Meryl Streep, David Cook, Christina Applegate, Lance Armstrong, Jack Black, Kirsten Dunst, Charles Barkley, America Ferrera, Halle Berry, Hilary Swank, Forrest Whitaker, Jimmy Fallon, Keanu Reeves.

 

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OPRAH NAMES SARANNE ROTHBERG - 100 MOST INSPIRATIONAL!

LIVE YOUR BEST LIFEOprah.com or click on the cover!

 

SOME OF OUR PAST 2007 EVENTS...

ComedyCures was The Official Charity of The Palm Treo Comedy Festival. SELF MAGAZINE Presents LOL!  Gateway Breast Cancer Gala and Thriving Survivors Luncheon. 

 

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