WITH ONGOING CONCERNS ABOUT COVID-19, AND OUT OF AN ABUNDANCE OF CAUTION, OUR 28TH-ANNUAL COMEDY NIGHT WITH JAY LENO WILL BE AN EXCITING LIVE VIRTUAL EVENT.

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During the 28th-annual Comedy Night, Comedian Jay Leno will perform live from The Jay Leno Garage in Burbank, California! This live event is exclusive to ticket purchasers and sponsors and is presented by Forgotten Harvest, metro Detroit’s only food-rescue organization. This night has become Detroit’s premier annual comedy event. The event offers a chance for Forgotten Harvest and its supporters to highlight our achievements in the community. Proceeds from ticket sales and sponsorships will benefit Forgotten Harvest’s network of over 250 agencies in Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties.

Our goal, with Jay’s help, is to raise vital funds to provide 2,000,000 meals for those in need in metro Detroit. Joins us to have a few laughs and be part of the solution to put an end to food insecurity in metro Detroit.

Get your tickets here!


WHEN
Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 8 p.m.
The show is recommended for ages 18 & up.
***Language and content of the show are intended for adult audiences and may be offensive to some audience members. Forgotten Harvest does not control and/or is not responsible for the content ***

TICKETS
Tickets are $50. Click here to purchase!

Ticketmaster will be reaching out to all current ticket holders for the canceled in-person event on Monday, February 8.

WHERE
From the comfort of your own home, join us for a virtual live comedy show with Jay Leno, right from the Jay Leno Garage!
There is a very limited number of tickets to view the show in person in Burbank, CA. Please contact Rebecca Gade Sawicki at rgade-sawicki@forgottenharvest.org for more information.

***In the event that travel or attending in-person is unsafe in April 2021, ticket holders will receive a personal tour, guided by Jay Leno, of the Jay Leno Garage at a later date.***

WHO
Jay Leno is an acclaimed TV late-night show host, admired stand-up comedian, best-selling children’s book author, much-in-demand corporate speaker, TV and movie voice-over artist, pioneering car builder and mechanic, and philanthropist… and is widely characterized as “the hardest working man in show business.” His late-night television ratings domination included two decades as the host of the #1-rated “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.” Leno currently produces and is the host of the CNBC Television series “JAY LENO’S GARAGE” now in its third season.

SPONSORSHIP
Sponsorship packages begin at $1,000 and include many excellent benefits. All packages are tax-deductible. Click on the links to download the sponsorship form and sponsorship booklet. For additional questions or to become a sponsor please contact Rebecca Gade Sawicki at 248-864-7527 or rgade-sawicki@forgottenharvest.org.

AUCTION ITEMS
We’re also looking for auction items. If you’d like to donate, please contact Hank Wolfe-Rodriguez at hwolfe@forgottenharvest.org or 248-268-7522. Click here to download the auction item donation form.


Comedy Night Sponsors

SIDE SPLITTING

HOOT

Grant Thornton LLP MGM Grand Detroit
Emily & Henry Ford III TCF Bank
Debra and Carl Hendrickson Charitable Foundation

CACKLE

ISquaredE
Bob & Linda Stulberg

CHUCKLE

Sue and Rick DiBartolomeo RCO Engineering, Inc.
KPMG LLP Warner Norcross + Judd
The Kroger Co. of Michigan

GIGGLE

Alden Development Group Maid Brigade of Oakland and Macomb Counties
Dominos Katherine and Bruce Nyberg
Flex-N-Gate Telemus
Gregory, Meyer & Chapnick, P.C. Deborah Tyner & Richard Herman, Suzanne Tyner & Jack Schwartz
Hannan & Lisa Lis UHY LLP
Nicholas & Katie LeTarte Wilson Group Law PLC

Comedy Night Committee

Honorary Committee Chairs

Cynthia and Edsel Ford

Host Committee 

Deb Agolli
Betsy Appleton
Sue Bosanko
Renea Butler
Allison Clark
Christine & David Colman
Michael & Paige Colman
Amanda Fisher
Nancy Fishman
Nola Garcia
Scott & Katie Kantor
Danny & Morgan Kaufman
Sue & Alan Kaufman
Hannan & Lisa Lis
Florine Mark
Rahul Shankar
Jim Trouba
Josee-Anne Wakefield