Louis CK, Stephen Colbert, more join for veterans benefit

By | October 8, 2009 at 10:34 am | No comments | News | Tags: , , ,

Louis CKFor the third year in a row, the New York Comedy Festival is hosting a star-studded event to honor our nation’s veterans. Stand Up for Heroes: A Benefit for the Bob Woodruff Foundation happens Wednesday, Nov 4 at New York City’s Town Hall.

The show will feature the phenomenal talents of Louis C.K., Stephen ColbertLisa LampanelliJohn Ondrasik, and Bruce Springsteen, among others. The event has the support of every living American president, with President Obama and Mrs. Michelle Obama, President George W. Bush, President George H. W. Bush, President Jimmy Carter and President William J. Clinton serving as the Presidential Committee for this year’s event.

The Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) is an organization that provides support and resources to veterans across the country, which you can learn more about at ReMIND.org. Click here for more info on ticketing to this event, and here for more info on the New York Comedy Fest.

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