We are thrilled to share we raised over $25,000 to help people living with TSC in Australia. The funds raised will directly help people affected by TSC to access ground-breaking new treatments and research that are taking us closer to a cure for this devastating disease.
Special shout outs to Miia who so beautifully shared her family’s story, MC Fiona Cox, all the hilarious comedians who volunteered their time and talents, the donors of prizes, our volunteer helpers, Emanuel Comino our brilliant auctioneer, and our host extraordinaire Rob McHugh.
Thank you also to our sponsors Baker McKenzie and Paddo RSL.
The funds raised will make a huge difference to the lives of people living with TSC in Australia.
Comedy for a Cure 2021
Thank you to everyone who came together online and so generously supported TSA’s second virtual Comedy for a Cure event, held on Saturday 30 October 2021.
The event raised $14,700 which will go directly towards helping to improve the lives of individuals and families impacted by Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC).
Huge thanks go out to the hilarious comedians that entertained us, our emcee Rob Rossano, parent speaker Amelia and to all our generous prize donors.
It was great to have so many people from our TSC Community join us, along with your family and friends.
Comedy for a Cure 2020
Our first virtual Comedy for a Cure took place on Saturday 5 Dec 2020 raised $21,000 to help people in Australia living with TSC. What a great night!
There were so many people who came together to make this event possible. Special thanks to the trio of Robs – Rob Rossano, Rob McHugh and Rob Haggett. We could not have done it without you!
Thanks too to our funny comedians and to all the generous people and organisations who donated prizes.
And thank you to everyone who joined us online, made donations, bid on the auction and bought raffle tickets. You helped make this night a smashing success. Your support will help TSA ensure children and adults living with TSC across Australia have access to ground-breaking new treatments and research that are taking us closer to a cure for this devastating disease.
Thank you to our 2020 Patron Sponsor Baker McKenzie. Thank you also to the team at Randwick Club for generously donating the venue for our comedians to record their sets for this digital event.
Comedy for a Cure 2019
Our first Sydney Comedy for a Cure raised almost $27,000. What a fantastic night! Almost 200 guests gathered at Paddo RSL on Saturday 26 October to raise vital funds to help Australians living with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex.
There are so many people who came together to make this event possible. Special thanks to Peter Berner, Rob McHugh, Luke Hannan, Lizzie Hoo, Peter Meisel, Stephanie Broadbridge, and Anthony Locascio, the very funny comedians who donated their time to entertain us.
And thank you to everyone who came along, made donations, bid on the auction and bought raffle tickets. You helped make this night a smashing success.
Your support will help Tuberous Sclerosis Australia ensure children and adults living with TSC across Australia have access to ground-breaking new treatments and research that are taking us closer to a cure for this devastating disease.
Thank you to our 2019 Comedy for a Cure committee, volunteers and sponsors.
To our Comedy for a Cure committee and volunteers – thank you. Special mentions to Rob McHugh and Michelle Purkiss. We could not have done it without you!
Our heartfelt thanks to the team at Paddo RSL who generously donated the venue and to the catering team at Crafty Cooks who heavily discounted the price of their delicious canapes.
Our inaugural Melbourne 2018 Comedy for a Cure
TSA’s first Australian Comedy for a Cure was held in Melbourne on 6 October 2018. It was a fantastic night and we are thrilled to announce over $12,000 was raised to help fund TSC research here in Australia.
Thank you to everyone who attended our inaugural 2018 Comedy for a Cure event, donated prizes, bid on auction items, purchased raffle tickets, and made donations. There were so many great prizes in our auction and raffle which encouraged guests to dig deep.
We would like to thank the hilarious line up of comedians including Josh Earl and Pete Jones who put on a very funny show, and to Ross Johnston for taking these great photos.
Special thanks to Bridie West who shared her emotional yet hopeful story about her daughter Greta’s journey with TSC. Their world was turned upside down when their baby girl began having unstoppable infantile spasms caused by TSC tumours on her brain.
Thank you to our 2018 Comedy for a Cure committee, volunteers and sponsors.
To our Comedy for a Cure committee and volunteers – thank you. Special mentions to Alison McIvor, Eryn Budgen, Jennifer McCartin, Kate Green and Narelle Kerr. We could not have done it without you!
Special thanks to Comedy for a Cure’s major sponsors, Bendigo Bank and The Athenaeum Theatre for their generosity in supporting our event.