Press Releases

Press Release

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

Press Release

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

Press Release

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

Press Release

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

Press Release

April 13, 2023

Comic Relief U.S. and the Harlem Globetrotters Partner for Red Nose Day – Bringing the Power of Fun and Entertainment to Fans Across 25 Games April 13–27

All Games to Feature Red Nose Giveaways and a Halftime Basketball Skills Showcase with Lucky Audience Winners The Annual Campaign Raises Life-Changing Funds to Keep Children Safe, Healthy, Educated, and Empowered Across the U.S. and Around the World

Press Release

April 10, 2023

Red Nose Day Returns May 25 for Its Ninth Year To Raise Money, Change Lives and Build Healthy Futures for All Children

Campaign’s Signature Red Noses Available Now at Longtime Red Nose Day Partner Walgreens, with NBC and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Returning to Support the Campaign for 2023 Record-Breaking Success of 2022 Campaign Paves Way for Even Greater Impact in 2023, Strengthening Red Nose Day’s Multi-Faceted Approach to Tackle Root Causes of Child Poverty and Position Children to Thrive in the Long Term

Press Release

March 28, 2023

Comic Relief US Launches New Initiative, Kids Relief Campaign with Original Experience on Roblox and Concert with Platinum Artist BoyWithUke

The latest campaign from the nonprofit will help break cycles of poverty by supporting programs that foster empowerment, leadership, educational access, and economic opportunities for young people.

Press Release

February 17, 2023

Comic Relief US and CEO, Alison Moore Honored In Three Categories For The 2023 Anthem Awards

CRUS was acknowledged for the fundraising strategy, non-profit leader of the year and non-profit campaign for the 2nd annual awards

Press Release

January 18, 2023

Comic Relief US Ends 2022 with Over $50 Million Raised and a Commitment to Deliver $1 Billion in Impact by 2032

The nonprofit announces new grantmaking initiatives; will continue investing in solutions to break the cycle of intergenerational 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.