Bob Saget He still helps raise money for a cause near and dear to him even in the event of death… The annual fundraiser he hosted returns with the help of his famous friends.
The late “Full House” star was a regular advocate and fundraiser for the Scleroderma Research Foundation, hosting their signature event for 30 years…but now that he’s gone, the comedy show is turning into a special tribute to Bob.
SRF tells TMZ that three celebrity pop friends are the new hosts of “Cool Comedy • Hot Cuisine”…with Jeff RossAnd the John Mayer And the Jimmy Kimmel Take the wand for Bob.
The fundraiser, which costs at least $500 to attend, will pay tribute to Bob and will also feature comedy sets from Nikki GlaserAnd the Regina HallAnd the Howie MandelAnd the Joel McHaleAnd the Kevin Nealon And the John Stamos, For example, but not limited.
Under Bob’s direction, the annual show has raised more than $25 million for vital research to find a cure for scleroderma, a group of rare diseases that involve hardening of the skin and connective tissue.
Bob’s sister, Like medied of illness in 1994 when she was just 47 years old, and has been involved in SRF through “Cool Comedy • Hot Cuisine” since 1991, as a presenter, performer, arranger, and producer.
Remember… Jeff and John were so close to Bob, they were even braving traffic in Los Angeles. Pick up a Saget From the airport, their way of remembering their late friend.
In addition to leading the big event at SRF, Bob has also taken time over the years to reach out to families struggling with illness to provide comfort and support.
The event will take place on September 21st at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel… and Jeff says that Bob’s show should go on until they find the cure.