Gaffigan, Gottfried, Oliver, Quinn and More Doing “Comedy For A Cause” To Benefit NYC School

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This school fundraiser beats out any PTA event your parents organized.

“Comedy For A Cause: A Star-Studded Comedy Show Benefiting PS 11- William T Harris Elementary School” in Chelsea, NYC is happening Tuesday night at Gotham Comedy Club along with an online auction benefit already underway. The benefit and auction are to help raise funds for classes in danger of being cut from the curriculum of the school unless the PTA intervenes. Art, Science, Music, Chess, Substitute Teachers, Dance, Computers, After School Scholarships, Staff Development and the Library will all benefit from the money raised.

The “Comedy For A Cause” show portion of the benefit is happening Tuesday at Gotham Comedy Club in Manhattan at 7:30pm. The line up stars Gilbert Gottfried, Jim Gaffigan, John Oliver, Colin Quinn, Seth Herzog, Ted Alexandro, Nikki Carr, Lynne Koplitz and Donnell Rawlings.

The online auction currently underway has some amazing comedy packages up for bid.  Comedy prizes you can still bid on at include:

Lunch with Simpsons Writer Mike Reiss and Take a Backstage Tour of The Simpsons at Fox Studios in LA.

  • 2 VIP Tickets to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in New York City.
  • 2 VIP Tickets to Late Night with Seth Meyers in New York City.
  • 2 Tickets to a Taping of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart in New York City.
  • Gilbert Gottfried recording your outgoing voicemail message. This one will either have people calling you all the time or never again.

Plus there are auctions on sporting events, concerts, Broadway shows and plenty of opportunities for your kids including professional head shot photos, meeting talent agents for children, and being a ball kid for a Brooklyn Nets game. Go to for all the details.

Or to just donate and get more information on the show, go to

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