The Laughter Foundation was founded in 2010 by stand-up comedian and television producer Steven Alan Green to support people in the business of laughter and to help bring laughter to the ones who need it the most.
Your generous donation is non-tax-deductible. However, as a gesture of our thanks, for every $50 you donate, you will receive two tickets to the benefit in San Francisco in the spring. This is a limited offer at huge discount (limit four tickets per person). If you are not able to attend the benefit, we offer a variety of perks, including comedy CDs, T-shirts and other items. Check the website for updates and thanks again for supporting The Laughter Foundation.
The Laughter Foundation is looking for: 501(c)3 attorney or a person with 501(c)3 incorporation experience, comedians to perform “clean” comedy, career counselors…
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Dec. 8th 12:30-1:30pm Inner Sunset Sundays, Irving Street between 9th & 10th Avenues, San Francisco The Laughter Foundation is proud to be invited to take part at Inner Sunset Sundays for the first time! Inner Sunset Sundays is a local block party, street fair and community get together. Come see a fabulous comedy show featuring local Sunset and San Francisco comedians: Danny Dechi Fred Anderson Kevin Munroe Tessie Chua Mike Spiegelman with Steven Alan Green, Director and Founder of The Laughter Foundation. We will also have a table, so please stop by if you want to get on the mailing list for future events, projects and community outreach, are curious about The Laughter Foundation, or simply to say ...more
The Laughter Foundation was born of the idea that professional stand-up comedians are an important part of our modern culture and that comedy (the product they create) and laughter (the byproduct) are crucial to society’s health, well-being and indeed survival.
The Laughter Foundation has a variety of working programs providing emergency help, healthcare, career-building tools and support, and job finding services to professional stand-up comedians. The foundation’s community outreach programs bring laughter to elderly, hospices and others who need it the most – because laughter is truly the best medicine.
The Laughter Foundation’s big dream (and long term project) is a fully fledged world-class museum to study and exhibit the art, history and science of comedy. Imagine it: It’s a bright beautiful day in San Francisco (okay, the fog has lifted for 20 seconds). You and your family decide to visit The Comedy Museum. Mom and Dad enjoy exhibits and a wonderful multimedia retrospective of their favorite comedians, while learning about comedy history, as the kids enjoy kids comedy from the past like Howdy Doody or Soupy Sales.
The Laughter Foundation is funded by donations from the community at large, the comedy community, celebrity donors, as well as by proceeds from the fundraising comedy events.