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April 8, 2024

Comic Relief US and the Harlem Globetrotters are Partnering Again for Red Nose Day Fun and Fundraising at All 44 US Games in April to Help Children Facing Poverty

An Exciting Halftime Skills Showcase with Five Lucky Audience Members Will be Featured at Every Game, Along with Fun Red Nose Giveaways Funds Raised by the Red Nose Day Campaign Are a Game-Changer for Children, Helping to Keep Them Safe, Healthy, Educated and Empowered Across the U.S. and Around the World

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April 3, 2024

Red Nose Day Returns for its 10th Year on May 23, Bringing Joy and Laughter While Raising Life-Changing Funds to Help Children Facing Poverty

Longtime Supporter NBC is Back for 2024, Joined by New Partners the LEGO Group, Snapple, and Chuck E. Cheese, and Returning Partners the Harlem Globetrotters, eBay for Charity, Hikma, and Popeye the Sailorman All-New Fun and Free Digital Filter of the Popular Red Nose Makes Supporting the Campaign Easy Across All Major Social Platforms

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January 22, 2024

Comic Relief US & the LEGO Group Launch “Community Builders Challenge,” Inspiring Students to Reimagine Communities Through the Power of Play

Nationwide Red Nose Day in School partnership aims to reach 100,000 students, who will build community designs that empower positivity, equity, and inclusion for all.

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November 15, 2023

Comic Relief Us to Host Inaugural U.S Gala Honoring Philanthropist Henry R. Muñoz III

Special guests at the gala, which will be held at Cipriani 25 Broadway on Monday, December 4, 2023, include John Oliver, Phoebe Robinson, Denée Benton, and Alex Edelman.

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October 19, 2023

Comic Relief US Announces its new Youth Advisory Council Members

Team of Global Changemakers Will Help Create New Social Impact Models to Improve the Lives of Young People around the World

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June 15, 2023

Red Nose Day Harnesses the Power of Entertainment to Raise $41 Million to Date in 2023 Campaign, With Consumers, Donors, Corporate Partners and Celebrities Powering a Social Impact Movement of Change

Life-Changing Funds and Awareness Raised to Help Children Through Incredible Support from Millions of People Nationwide, Walgreens, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and NBC, plus the Harlem Globetrotters, British Airways, eBay for Charity and More Funds Raised Will Expand and Accelerate Comic Relief US’ Impact to Help Break the Cycle of Intergenerational Poverty and Give Children and Young People the Opportunity to Thrive and Have a Healthy Future

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June 14, 2023

Red Nose Day 2022 Breaks Fundraising Record

Comic Relief US Celebrates with Partners Walgreens, NBC, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Drives Innovative Programs to Address Intergenerational Poverty

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May 18, 2023

Special Rebroadcast of the Fun, Fast-Paced, Red Nose Day Edition of ‘The Wall’ to Air On Red Nose Day Thursday, May 25, at 8 P.M. ET/PT On NBC

Episode Features Surprise Celebrity Guests and Short, Compelling Videos Showing the Life-Changing Impact of Red Nose Day-Funded Programs on Children

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May 12, 2023

Red Nose Day Returns to NBC Thursday, May 26 with a Special Rebroadcast of the Hilarious Star-Studded Adventure 'Celebrity Escape Room'

One-Hour Special Starring Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow and Adam Scott Supports the Annual Campaign to End Child Poverty

About Comic Relief US

Comic Relief US is a nonprofit committed to breaking the cycle of intergenerational poverty. It harnesses the power of entertainment to drive positive social change. To date the nonprofit has raised over $421 million by mobilizing donors of all ages to engage with causes through powerful content-driven campaigns and new digital platforms. Since 2015, Red Nose Day, Comic Relief US’ signature campaign to end child poverty, has raised over $365 million and positively impacted over 32 million children in the U.S. and around the world. Donations are invested in grantee partners and social impact programs that ensure children are safe, healthy, educated and empowered and that address the root causes of poverty in communities most impacted. Comic Relief US, also known as Comic Relief, Inc., is a registered U.S. 501(c)(3) public charity. Follow @ComicReliefUS on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.