How could we celebrate the joys of childhood and not feature RED NOSE DAY? In the past 25 years Red Nose Day has raised over a billion dollars globally. 2016 marks the second year that it has been celebrated in the United States.
The fun and silly Red nose is just $1.00.
On May 26th, 2016, NBC will be airing The Red Nose Day Special. It is a 2 hour prime-time show to bring celebrities together to make su laugh. (and again raise money for the partner charities)
ComicRelief works to bring awareness and raise funds with the goal of lifting children out of poverty.
Half of the money raised in 2016 will go to charities right here in the United States, the remainder will be spread across Latin America, Asia, and Africa.
2016 Charity partners include
The Boys and Girls Clubs of America, Charity Water, Children’s Health Fund, Covenant House (opening doors for homeless youth), Feeding America, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, The Global Fund, National Council of La Raza, National Ubran League, OXFAM, and Save the Children.
Corporate sponsors are:
NBC, Walgreens, MnM’s, and Starbursts.
Walgreens Product supporters include: (help children by buying products from the listed companies at walgreens)
Coca-Cola, Orbit, Starbucks, MnM’s, Starburst, Krave Jerky, Duracell, Nice!, Planters, Shoebox, Special K, Old Spice, glade, pringle, ACT, Allegra, Aspercreme, AXE, Banana Boat, ChapStick, CLEAR, Clear Care, Colgate, Cortizone, DiGiorno Pizza, Dove, Dove Men, Essie, Gold Bond, Hawaiian Tropic, Icy Hot, Irish Spring, L’Oréal Paris, Maybelline, Naphcon-A, Nasacort, Opti-Free, Pedigree, Playtex, Smart Relief, Softsoap, Suave, Systane, TRESemmé, Unisom, and Zaditor
if you need more Seriously Silly, tune in to NBC tonight. If you can’t wait, hit youtube and search red nose day challenge.