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Lunch and Laughter is BACK!

Due to restrictions stemming from COVID-19, we are bringing Lunch and Laughter to you brown bag style! Sit in the comfort of your home or office, take in our story, enjoy the comedian, and give generously to our Patient Care Fund. The Patient Care Fund ensures that no one coming to us for healthcare is turned away for inability to pay.


Lunch and Laughter Registration

What time?
Virtual happy hour: 11:30am
Event begins: Noon
When: Wednesday, March 24th
Where: The comfort of your home or office!

In the meantime, consider making a gift:

Lunch and Laughter Gift

This year’s comedian is GABRIEL RUTLEGE!

Gabriel Rutlege

A past winner of both the Seattle International Comedy Competition and The Laughing Skull Comedy Festival in Atlanta, Gabriel has made numerous television appearances including Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham, Nickelodeon’s Nickmom Night Out, Laughs on FOX, and Inside Joke with Asif Ali streaming on Amazon Prime Video.

Gabriel has performed at the HBO/TBS Comedy Festival in Las Vegas, the Bridgetown Comedy Festival in Portland Oregon, and the Great American Comedy Festival held in Johnny Carson’s home town of Norfolk Nebraska.

Gabriel has released three albums that can be heard on Sirius Satellite Radio, 24/7 Comedy Radio, and wherever you want if you buy one. He is also author of the book “Happiness Isn’t Funny”.

Thank you to our 2019 Lunch and Laughter Sponsors!

Thank you to the businesses, community members, and donors who attended and made 2019 Lunch and Laughter a resounding success!

Thanks to you, more than $127,000 was raised to support health care for under-served individuals and families in Pierce County. Nationally recognized comedian Kermet Apio entertained as we laughed away the lunch hour and improved health care in our community.


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