Bob Saget‘s famed good friends are picking up exactly where he left off, raising 7 figures for a trigger around and dear to his coronary heart … scleroderma exploration.
John Mayer, Jimmy Kimmel and Jeff Ross took in excess of hosting duties for their late friend Wednesday at an yearly fundraiser for the Scleroderma Investigate Basis, with the celebration elevating $1.2 million for crucial exploration.
Bob hosted SRF’s signature party, “Amazing Comedy • Warm Delicacies,” for 30 yrs in advance of his loss of life … and this year’s fundraiser highlighted a distinctive online video tribute to Bob, presented by John Stamos and Mike Binder.
Dave Chappelle showed up to the Beverly Hilton for a shock overall performance, even sharing a particular movie information he bought from Bob before he passed. Bill Burr joined Dave on stage for a pair jokes way too.
Other celeb performers incorporated comedy sets from Howie Mandel and Kevin Nealon, plus a musical quantity from Mayer. Joel McHale led the reside auction.
Attendees plunked down $500 just to get within the constructing … and they chowed down on a sit-down meal curated by celeb chef Susan Feniger.
Bob’s sister, Gay, died from scleroderma — a team of unusual ailments that require the hardening of the skin and connective tissue — back again in 1994 when she was only 47 … and the SRF’s yearly fundraiser has now elevated over $28 million for analysis to discover a get rid of.