John Mulaney and Pete Davidson Team up for a Good Cause
Even though comedians John Mulaney and Pete Davidson are touring, they still take time out to raise money to support a good cause. Mulaney recently posted to social media that he and Davidson are hosting a charity show to support My Brother’s Table.
My Brother’s Table is dedicated to feeding the community in Lynn, Massachusetts. The organization served more than three million hot meals since its inception in 1982 and 186,000 meals last year alone.
Mulaney’s grandmother worked as a volunteer for the organization, so he’s using his star power and tour with Davidson to raise money during a benefit on May 6 in Boston.
My Brother’s Table offers year-round assistance
My Brother’s Table now offers year-round meals, regardless of the weather or other issues like power outages. That means the organization has served for more than 10,000 consecutive days, providing free meals to anyone who comes through the doors.
Beyond serving in their facility, volunteers also provide meals to homebound people, plus community members have access to a free weekly medical clinic. At least 60% of the community members who depend on My Brother’s Table rely on meal service every day. Also, nine out of 10 of the organization’s guests have been homeless at least one time in their life.
All ticket proceeds go to My Brother’s Table
Mulaney posted to Instagram and tweeted about the upcoming event. “My Nana has served the homeless and needy of Lynn, MA at My Brother’s Table for decades. So I am doing a benefit for them in BOSTON MAY 6 with every Nanas favorite comic Pete Davidson. Every $ we make goes to MBT.”
He also included a cool, hand-drawn poster featuring Mulaney and Davidson as superheroes. The concert event is at The Wilbur in Boston. Ticket prices range from $125 to $200, which is significantly higher than what is being charged for Mulaney and Davidson’s current tour.
One fan seemed bummed about the price. “Why must the ticket prices be so high? i get it’s a benefit, but i’m a broke college student who just wants to see you,” the fan tweeted. Mulaney responded by saying the idea is “to raise a lot of money.”
Both Mulaney and Davidson are generous guys
Only a few weeks ago, Davidson held his own fundraiser. Davidson offered a thrilling opportunity for a few fans to attend Saturday Night Live and get a chance to hang out with him after the show.
Fans simply had to donate to the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), which is a cause near Davidson’s heart. “Climate change is no laughing matter, but I hope that through comedy we can inspire action,” Pete Davidson said in a release. “NRDC has been at the forefront of this fight for almost fifty years, making it its mission to protect the wellbeing of this planet and everything in it. That’s why I am excited to be supporting NRDC and hope that you’ll do the same.”
Fans earned an entry to the contest by donating at least $10 to the NRDC. Each $10 donation equals one entry into the contest (so $50 equals five entries).
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