ROYAL OAK, Mich., Sept. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fallen and Wounded Soldiers Fund (FWSF), a Livonia, Michigan-based 501(c) nonprofit dedicated to assisting U.S. soldiers and their families, announced today that it will receive all proceeds from the September 7, 2016 show at the Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase.
The benefit will feature 17 popular Michigan comedians, many of which can be seen on Comedy Central and FOX's Laughs, or heard on Sirius/XM Satellite Radio. The lineup includes Nate Armbruster, Mike Bonner, Jef Brannan, Bill Hildebrandt, Jeff Horste, Robert Jenkins, Carl Johnson, Mark Knope, Dave McDonald, Esther Nevarez, Kris Peters, Bob Phillips, Samantha Rager, Mike Stanley, Owen Thomas, Wes Ward, and Sal Demilio, who will host the event.
"I encourage comedy fans from all over Michigan to come out to the Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase on September 7th to support a fantastic cause," said local funnyman Bob Phillips, a Northville resident. "The comedians are honored to raise money for an awesome organization like The Fallen and Wounded Soldiers Fund."
The show starts at 8:00 pm. Tickets are $15, and every dollar goes directly to helping soldiers in financial need. To purchase tickets, call 734-996-9080, or visit www.aacomedy.com. Veterans receive free admission to the show.
"The Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase is proud to support our military veterans," said Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase co-owners Roger Feeny and Claudia Mulcare-Neeb. "All veterans are welcome to attend this fun event, free-of-charge."
Established in 2006, the FWSF is committed to helping Michigan veterans who return from campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan and find themselves in need of financial support and assistance in a variety of areas, from medical expenses to housing costs. The FWSF is an all-volunteer organization whose members are a diverse collection of concerned people from Michigan's business and private sectors. For more information on the FWSF, please visit www.fwsf.org.
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SOURCE The Fallen and Wounded Soldiers Fund