ROYAL OAK, Mich., March 22, 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 April 19, 2016 show at Mark Ridley's Comedy Castle in Royal Oak.
The benefit will feature 17 popular Midwest comedians, many of which can be seen on Comedy Central and FOX Laughs, or heard on Sirius/XM Satellite Radio. The lineup includes Dave Bell, Russ Brown, Bill Bushart, Marty Butler, Sal Demilio, Jeff Dwoskin, Connie Ettinger, Joel Fragomeni, Michael Geeter, Mike Green, Corey Hall, Steve Lind, Julie Lyons, Bryan McCree, Kevin McPeek, David Otis Van, and Bob Phillips, who will host the event.
"I encourage comedy fans from all over Michigan to come out to Mark Ridley's Comedy Castle in Royal Oak on April 19th 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 248-542-9900, or visit www.comedycastle.com.
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