OPRAH Features ComedyCures Founder as a "Hero" in her book "Live Your Best Life".
PLEASE SEE OUR HOMEPAGE FOR MOST RECENT PROGRAMS! CLICK ON LOGO TOP LEFT.
COMEDYCURES© HELPS TEENS IMPACTED BY POLITICAL VIOLENCE FROM AROUND THE GLOBE! Saranne Rothberg and team deliver a specially designed ComedyCures Workshop in PA in association with Tuesday's Children. ComedyCures also collaborated with Tuesday's Children in 2005 to serve the families impacted by September 11th.
COMEDYCURES COLLABORATES WITH EAST HAMPTON'S "ELLEN'S RUN" AND WELLNESS FAIR FOR 1100 RUNNERS. "KIDS FOR KINDNESS DAY" IN DEAL, NJ FEATURES COMEDYCURES AS TOP COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITY!
ComedyCures Heading to Hollywood as The Official Charity of The Palm Treo Comedy Festival OCT. 18th!
ComedyCures has been named the official charity and one of the celebrity judges of the Treo Mobile Comedy Film Festival, a one of a kind competition to celebrate the emerging art of made-for-mobile films. The Treo Festival Awards Ceremony will take place as a ComedyCures Fundraiser on October 18th, 2007 at The Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood, CA. Come hang poolside with Penn & Teller, Susie Essman, Adam Ferrara, Saranne Rothberg, Founder of ComedyCures and many more! Click here for more information.
SELFMAGAZINE NAMES COMEDYCURES CO-BENEFICIARY OF LOL! LAUGH-OUT-LOUD COMEDY BENEFIT FOR BREAST CANCER AWARENESS & COMEDYCURES SALUTING COMEDYCURES FOR PRODUCING FREE AND SLIDING SCALE PROGRAMS THAT REACH OUT TO UNDERSERVED BREAST CANCER PATIENTS AND THEIR CAREGIVERS, PLUS ALL BREAST CANCER SERVICE AGENCIES AND HOSPITALS Click here for tickets and more information.
RED CARPET, AS FEATURED BY FOX NEWS NY, GETTY IMAGES, WIRED IMAGES, YOUTUBE: Molly Shannon (Saturday Nite Live), Susie Essman (Curb Your Enthusiasm), Alex Borstein (Family Guy), Lucy Danziger (Self Mag.) and Saranne Rothberg (ComedyCures!).
COMEDYCURES PATIENT OUTREACH FEATURED IN SUPPORT OF TINA GRAHAM AT DEF COMEDY JAM TRIBUTE BY BOB SUMNER, ROZ, MIKE EPPS, CAPONE, TONY ROBERTS, RICH VOS AND MANY MORE AT SOLD-OUT EVENT AT CAROLINES.
OCT. 10th CBS 1010 WINS RADIO NEWSMAKER GALA - ComedyCures celebrates the success of our ComedyCures LaughingLunch Break PSA Campaign (everyday at 12:35pm) with Tomorrow's Newsmakers Award winners Daily Candy's Dany Levy and Student Journalist Ivana Ng, finalist Christine Grimaldi, CBS top brass and event sponsors.
COMEDYCURES IN SUPPORT OF BREAST CANCER PATIENTS AND SURVIVORS AT MAMORIAL EVENT AT COLONIAL MANOR.
SARANNE OUT SCOUTING AT LYNNE KOPLITZ'S BAD ASS DOLLZ COMEDY SHOW AT STAND-UP NEW YORK
NEW YORK PARKS & RECREATION ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY OF THE YEAR AWARD FOR PRODUCING FREE AND SLIDING SCALE THERAPEUTIC PROGRAMS THAT REACH OUT TO UNDERSERVED NEW YORKERS AND THEIR CAREGIVERS, PLUS ALL HUMAN SERVICE AGENCIES
WCBS NEWS "NOTABLE NEW YORKER" FOR PRODUCING FREE AND SLIDING SCALE PROGRAMS THAT REACH OUT TO UNDERSERVED NEW YORKERS AND THEIR CAREGIVERS, PLUS ALL HUMAN SERVICE AGENCIES
DAILY DIGITAL COMEDYCURES PSA'S HELPING US ALL TO REDISCOVER OUR FUNNY BONE ON 1010 WINS RADIO AT 12:35PM DAILY. MADE POSSIBLE BY A CANCER TREATMENT CENTERS OF AMERICA GRANT.
ISRAELI CANCER RESEARCH FUND WOMAN OF ACTION HUMANITARIAN AWARD -AWARD FOR MAKING EXTRAORDINARY FUNDRAISING AND CANCER SUPPORT PROGRAMS
"MAKING A DIFFERENCE DOCUMENTARY SERIES-ONE ON ONE WITH STEVE ADUBATO" FOR PRODUCING FREE AND SLIDING SCALE PROGRAMS THAT REACH OUT TO UNDERSERVED NEW JERSEY RESIDENTS AND THEIR CAREGIVERS, PLUS ALL HUMAN SERVICE AGENCIES
MEDICAL SPOTLIGHT WITH DR. JAY ADLERSBERG FOR PRODUCING FREE COMEDYCURES LAUGHINGLUNCH PROGRAMS THAT REACH OUT TO UNDERSERVED TRI-STATE AREA PATIENTS AND THEIR CAREGIVERS, PLUS ALL HUMAN SERVICE AGENCIES
YOPLAIT BREAST CANCER CHAMPION AWARD FOR MAKING EXTRAORDINARY STRIDES IN THE FIGHT AGAINST BREAST CANCER
NY MOVES MAGAZINE POWERFUL WOMEN OF NY AWARD
AMERICAN JEWISH LIFE SIX WHO MATTER
RUSS BERRIE DAY LAUNCHING ORGANIZATION & MAKING A DIFFERNCE AWARD - in memory of Russ Berrie
FRIENDS SELECT SCHOOL NATIONAL BOARD OF ADVISORS DISTINQUISHED ALUMNI AWARD
CNN SPECIAL "Health and Happiness" - Live in-studio expert
WABC-NY VIEWPOINT - Charity pick- one of 3 featured non-profits
FAMILY CIRCLE JOURNALIST KATHRYN GERTZ MEMORIAL CONTRIBUTIONS
201 - Healing with Laughter (Mother/Daughter Profile)
Suburbanite - ComedyCures LaughingLunch Patient Program
DEC: Cancer Convention- Featured Performers
NOV/DEC: COMEDYCURES LAUGHINGLUNCH ANOTHER SOLD-OUT SHOW featuring RICHIE BYRNE (500 shows last year, SOPRANOS, SEX IN CITY), KARITH FOSTER (SIRIUS, COMEDY CENTRAL), Joseph Anthony (Winner Howard Stern Comedy Competition), Rick Younger (Rent, Smokey Joe's Cafe, Show Time at The Apollo) at THE BROADWAY COMEDY CLUB
NOV: NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL - ANDY KAUFMAN AWARD
OCT: TROOPS RETURNING FROM IRAQ AND FAMILY MEMBERS
OCT: VA HOSPITAL
OCT: QUAKER SCHOOL EVENT
Sept/Oct: COMEDYCURES LAUGHINGLUNCH KICKS OFF WITH A SOLD-OUT SHOW featuring Dean Edwards (SNL/DEF COMEDY JAM), DENA BLIZZARD (Real Simple), Joseph Anthony (Winner Howard Stern Comedy Competition), Rick Younger (Rent, Smokey Joe's Cafe, Show Time at The Apollo), CORY KAHANEY (Comedy Central, Radio Ritas) at NY IMPROV
ComedyCures at NYUCF Show for Pati Vitale Fund to support ComedyCures with Rich Vos, Jim Norton, Rob Bartlett, Steve White, Rick Overton, Bonnie McFarlane, Jessica Kirson, Vanessa Hollingshead at Gotham Comedy Club
Englewood Magazine features ComedyCures and Saranne for their Fall 2006 issue!
Atlanta Jewish Life Magazine will be featuring ComedyCures and Saranne in an upcoming issue, highlighting the program for Israeli Bombing victims.
Great Kabbalist RABBI DAVID AARON invites Saranne Rothberg to speak at NY State Event
ComedyCures Founder, Saranne Rothberg, is nominated as one of NY Moves Magazine's 2006 Power Women
Program for Israeli Bombing Victims
Soup Kitchen in Israel
6/15 ComedyCures Founder receives Rotarian Humanitarian Award
6/15 ComedyCures Making A Difference Day Ramapo College
PRICELESS.COM feature week of June 12, 2006
Click on the link below to read this amazing feature story about Saranne & The ComedyCures Foundation.
6/6 Saranne Rothberg, The ComedyCures Foundation & America's Funniest Headliners teamed up for an amazing laughter-filled evening in New York City! Proceeds support bringing joy, laughter & therapeutic entertainment programs to kids & grown-ups living with illness. Thanks to Gotham Comedy Club, Louis Ramey, Rob Magnotti, Eddie Brill, Vic Henley, Lenny Marcus, and special guests Rick Younger, Vali Music & our great sponsors and guests, $112,000 was raised.
6/6 Ron White talks up ComedyCures on Don Imus Show.
CBS NETWORK NEWS Early Show Humanitarian Saturday Spotlight, April 2006
Rotary International District 7490 names ComedyCures Founder as Honorary Rotarian
Cancer Luncheon 1100 people BH Hills
It's Official She's a Friar! ComedyCures Founder invited to become a New York Friar, sponosored by Dean Freddie Roman
NATPE names ComedyCures as its Official Comedy Pavilion Charity! (Also the official 2007 NATPE Charity)
Saranne Rothberg receives prestigious Jerry Lewis Humanitarian & Humor Award. January 2006
ComedyCures Releases Commemorative ComedyCures FundaySunday on Broadway Highlights DVD for the Families Most Impacted by September 11th.
Special Interest Productions names ComedyCures as its Official Charity pledging a percentage of all comedy-based generated revenues to support ComedyCures patient programs.
AATH Conference designates ComedyCures Founder as "Master" in the field of therapeutic humor for the second consecutive year.
ComedyCures Named as The Official Laugh Factory Charity for "The Funniest Reporter on the Planet" Competition. January 2006
Saranne Rothberg and Her Daughter Jointly Receive The CTRF "Cancer Fighter Superheroes" Award, October 2005
"Proclamation of Excellence" from Englewood Mayor Michael Wildes for Katrina Relief Program
First Therapeutic Humor Organization to produce a Hurricane Katrina Relief program
First Therapeutic Humor Consultant called to Ground Zero
First Therapeutic Humor Program for The Troops in The Middle East
“O, Oprah Magazine”, Feature Story, July 2004
"New York and Comedy", NBC Special with Jane Hanson, June 2004
"Tofutti Kids" and ComedyCures frozen dessert product launch, Summer 2004
NJ “Humanitarian Award”, January, 2004
“Bergen Health and Life” Hometown Hero, June 2004
"Cancer, Humor and Healing", with Dr. Larry Norton MSKCC and ABC's Joel Siegel, April 2004
“The Art of Giving” in “Gracious Living” , April, 2004
The Foundation Center Non Profit Spotlight, March 2004
“The Parent Paper” cover story February 2004
The Russ Berrie “Making a Difference Award”, 2003
“The Hope for the Future Award”, 2003
The United Way “Family Caring Charity”, 2003
“A Most Promising Charity of NYC” The Foundation Center, 2002, 2003
“Helping Hands New Jersey” and “New Jersey Woman”
Keynote - National Cancer Survivor Day, 2003, 2004
Keynote - National Cancer Research Day, 2003
Keynote - National Asian Mental Health Convention, NYC
Keynote - Battered Women and their Caregivers, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2004
Keynote - Celebrate Volunteers, Volunteer Center of Bergen County and The United Way, 2004
Keynote - Palliative Care Conference, St. Joseph’s Hospital, 2004
Keynote - Mitzvah Day, UJA, 2004
One of only three performers at McCartney’s Garland Appeal Gala, NYC (Saranne’s ComedyCures Show was the highest price paid for a live auction item…out raising: Sting, Ringo, Alice Cooper, etc.)
Producer and Performer in Rotary sponsored show in NYC 2004
Official Charity - The New York Improv
Official Charity - The Broadway Comedy Club
Official Charity - Harlem Wizards Comedy Basketball Organization
Official Mentoring Organization - Big Apple Circus
Official Charity - Baruch College WBMB 87.9 Radio Launch Party with Chubby Checker
Official Charity - “It’s About Eve Music For The Cure” Rock Album
Official Charity - Lance Armstrong NYC Celebrity Chase Bike Tour
Official Charity - Tofutti Brands, Inc. (“Tofutti Kids” Summer Launch 2004)
Official Charity - Right Track Recording – Sponsor of ComedyCures Comedy CD (Frank Filipetti, Engineer/Producer –3-time Grammy Award-Winner)
Official Charity – Take Out Comedy
Jackie Mason previewed his Broadway Show for ComedyCures at an exclusive event
James Gandolfini (Sopranos), Miss USA, Chubby Checker, Marty Richards (Chicago), Rene Hicks (Smithsonian Museum Funniest Women) and many others have been seen doing the ComedyCures “Body Giggle”.
In addition to being the Executive Director of The ComedyCures Foundation, Saranne is the past Treasurer and a past Board Member of the American Association of Applied and Therapeutic
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