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ComedyCures

Collaborations & Recognition

Here are a few of our cool accomplishments:

 

  • Founder, Saranne Rothberg, was celebrated as Oprah’s Hero in Oprah's New York Times Bestseller, “Live Your Best Life”

  • First Mobile Health Conference with the First Ladies From Around the World (UN and WHO)

  • FundaySunday on Broadway, Therapeutic Reunion for the Families of September 11

  • 1010 WINS Daily ComedyCures LaughingLunch Break Comedy Radio Segments with over 100 Comedians 

  • First comedy event in the history of the United Nations, the launch of UN Women, the International Year of Youth, and the 52nd Congress to End Violence Against Women Worldwide with the Secretary-General

  • CME Programs including “Comedy for Healthcare Professionals” with Wyeth, MedPageToday and Physicians Academy at ACEHP (Alliance for Continuing Education for Healthcare Professionals)

  • The ComedyCures Foundation’s Case Study won GW University Business School's Social Entrepreneurship Award

  • Wellness Day Events for many corporate partners including Marriott, Oxford Healthcare, Aetna, Quest Diagnostics and many others

  • First use of artificial intelligence and comedy to impact the mental health of stage IV cancer patients in our groundbreaking Mindset and Metastatic Cancer Study

  • Creation of over 100,000 pages of Wellness JokeBooks, the first non-essential item shipped by the Red Cross into Kuwait during Iraq War

  • Kids programs for Ronald McDonald House, Paul Newman’s Hole in the Wall Gang, Camp Dream Street, Camp Quality and others

  • One of the first therapeutic support organizations brought to Ground Zero to provide relief and respite

  • The Foundation Center’s Most Promising Charity and Founder Grant

  • Collaborations with Universities including Harvard, Stanford, Berkeley, NYU and many others

  • E!/NBC/UNIVERSAL donated $10,000 to ComedyCures as the favorite charity of The Funniest Dance Show

  • The ComedyCures Laughter Summit was conceived and produced live for five days during the pandemic