ComedySportz and the Community
As an organization,
ComedySportz brings more than just laughter to our audiences.
We're also committed to giving back to our community in many ways:
By collecting food for Oregon Food Bank at every show, by
volunteering as a team and as individuals, by doing fundraisers
and charity shows, and by donating 15% of our pre-tax profits
to charities each year.
has collected canned food at every home show since February, 1994
– adding up to many thousands of pounds each year –
and donated funds to Oregon
In 2002, ComedySportz' Ruth Jenkins and Patrick Short accepted the
Stone Soup Award from Oregon Food Bank. The award is
given each year to organizations and individuals who are especially
committed to reducing hunger and aiding low-income people.
continues to support OFB in 2010. We'll be at the food bank helping
out at least four times this year, and we've even written and produced a play about hunger and what can be done about it. See our show, laugh a lot, help some
folks put food on the table! Thank you, CSz fans!
gives 15% of its pre-tax profits to charities each year. Players
nominate charitable organizations and then vote to allocate
a certain portion of ComedySportz-Portland's charitable giving
for the year. In the last few years, those organizations included:
Seats for Families
For every ComedySportz 4 Kidz show, we
donate a number of seats to families who might not be able to afford live theatre. These donations are made through
organizations that work with families in need. Contact us if you have an organization that can assist us in getting tickets into the right hands.
Gift Cards for silent auctions: please see our donations page.
ComedySportz has hosted
and performed special shows for school foundations and other fund raisers, helping raise thousands of dollars for educational programs. We help in a variety of ways!
One caveat, before you
contact us: ComedySportz does not appear for free. Our professional
players are paid for every show they perform and every workshop
they teach. We reduce our prices for many not-for-profit organizations,
and we're pleased to assist in many other ways, but we don't do
ComedySportz-Portland is a member of:
The World Comedy League, an international organization of ComedySportz producers
Applied Improv Network
Travel Portland (formerly POVA)
Read more about ComedySportz
in the Community...