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Comic Relief

Postby TNPihl » Sat Mar 12, 2011 12:42 am

By Nicola West (Editor/Writer (UK))

Over recent years Jim Carrey's philanthropic and charitable activities have become higher profile, headlined primarily by his own 'Better U Foundation'.

No newcomer to charitable work though, Jim's been involved in assorted activities from the early days of his career. One such charity is 'Comic Relief' a UK based charity started up in 1985 to raise money for the starving in Africa, and provide help at home and to those in disaster zones.

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Bob Zmuda then brought the event to the USA in 1986 where it has become an irregularly held event, televised on HBO, raising $50 million toward providing health care services to homeless people throughout the United States. Since then Jim has regularly participated in various events organised by the charity and you can see a clip from the 1992 fundraiser featuring Jim, who in his own unique way, managed to bring humour to the painful subjects of poverty and homelessness and shared a method of winding up traffic police.

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Re: Comic Relief

Postby chips and dip » Sat Mar 12, 2011 2:27 am

No disrespect but why was this posted?
Is he performing this year? :o :P
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Re: Comic Relief

Postby fluffy » Sat Mar 12, 2011 9:55 am

because Tommy asked me to write it.........lol.........i think the idea is to post clips from past stuff ........he's not doing it this year to my knowledge.......
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Re: Comic Relief

Postby TNPihl » Sat Mar 12, 2011 2:54 pm

We have never written about his work for 'Comic Relief' on Jim Carrey Online in the past. We want to bring more focus on some of the charity foundations he has supported.
It will be a new Area here on Jim Carrey Online, that I think deserves more attention. We will add pictures and videos of the stuff if it is available. :)
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Re: Comic Relief

Postby Canadian Jayne » Sun Mar 13, 2011 1:23 am

Sounds good
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Re: Comic Relief

Postby fluffy » Mon Mar 14, 2011 7:13 am

he's done so much for charity over the years, i think he's kinda modest about his involvement.....but credit where it's due...... :D
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Re: Comic Relief

Postby Canadian Jayne » Wed Mar 16, 2011 12:03 am

I think being anonymous is good too.
Whatever he feels comfortable doing.
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Re: Comic Relief

Postby fluffy » Wed Mar 16, 2011 12:29 am

absolutely, some folk feel more comfortable doing it quietly.......like when he used to write 'have a nice day' on money and leave it on the sidewalk...... :D .....he will have made a lot of folk very happy doing that....... :D
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Re: Comic Relief

Postby Canadian Jayne » Fri Mar 18, 2011 1:04 am

That's nice, but what if it blows away
and ends up in apile of poop or in a mud puddle,
it would look just like an ordinary piece of paper
I wonder if that ever happened
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Re: Comic Relief

Postby fluffy » Fri Mar 18, 2011 8:49 am

in a pile of poop

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: ......
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