Scleroderma Research Foundation Plans Comedy Event in Honor of Bob Saget

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Bob Saget has been a fierce advocate for scleroderma for almost three decades, ever since his sister passed away from the disease. He’s been an integral part of the Scleroderma Research Foundation, where he’s currently a board member.

MORE: How Bob Saget became involved with scleroderma.

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the foundation and to celebrate the occasion, the organization is hosting the Cool Comedy – Hot Cuisine event, which will take place in Los Angeles on Friday, June 16 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. A-list comedians like Jimmy Kimmel, Ray Ramano, Jeff Garlin, John Stamos, Bill Burr and Zach Galifianakis are due to appear along with musical legends, The Counting Crows.

Saget is due to host the event and the SRF will take the opportunity to thank him for all the hard work he’s done to support the organization. According to, the event will also include a cocktail reception and a five-course meal prepared by celebrity chefs Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken.

MORE: Find out how you can help Scleroderma Awareness Month here.

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