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Comedy show to benefit nonprofit aiding families affected by addiction


Ezra’s Hope is teaming up with two well-known organizations, Laughs For Recovery and Raymour and Flanigan, to host a three-hour comedy show for charity.

The nonprofit hopes that the event will bring smiles and laughter to the community while also raising awareness of a topic that’s no laughing matter –– addiction.

The event, billed as a “sit-down” comedy show, will take place from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, June 22, at Raymour and Flannigan’s Oxford Valley location –– 9 Cabot Blvd. E., Langhorne –– and feature performances by a number of local comedians.

Several prominent businesses are also showing their support for Ezra’s Hope. The Iron Pigs, Crayola, Longwood Gardens and Chipotle have all made substantial donations to be used for raffles and giveaways during the event, giving some lucky guests a chance to go home with an unforgettable prize.

Ezra’s Hope helps families that have been affected by addiction in a variety of ways, including food and clothing donations and financial assistance. The nonprofit has provided care packages and gift cards, food, clothing, furniture, and other necessities, and has helped families pay utility bills.

“By helping families pick up the pieces from this terrible disease in a positive light, we hope to prevent the same behavior from continuing,” said Cindy Ritter, president of Ezra’s Hope.

According the CDC, more than 110,000 people across the United States lost their lives to drug overdoses in 2023. Of that number, 4,823 were in Pennsylvania.

Ezra’s Hope was founded in 2017 as an outlet to offer support and education to families that have experienced the loss of a loved one to addiction. The organization is dedicated to raising awareness through education about addiction and making a difference in the lives of those who have felt the impact of its devastating effects.

Tickets for the event can be purchased at:

For information about the event or Ezra’s Hope, contact Ritter at 610-247-0634.

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