In Mashable, the leading source for news for the connected generation, Andrea Romano displays the performance between the two comedians Nick Offerman and Will Ferrell. They were part of a fundraising event for red nose day on NBC’s ‘The Voice’ to raise money for children in poverty. The comedians were judged during a PSA competition by Pharrell Williams, Adam Levine, Christina Aguilera and Blake Shelton.
Will Ferrell and Nick Offerman on ‘The Voice’ for Red Nose Day
By Andrea Romano | Mashable | 5/21/15
To help out with NBC’s charity event, Red Nose Day, Will Ferrell and Nick Offerman crashed The Voice for a very special episode for the best celebrity charity appeal contest.
Red Nose Day is a fundraising event that started in the U.K. 30 years ago and is making its debut in the U.S. for the first time on Thursday. The charity raises money to help children living in poverty.
Red Nose Day put the fun in fundraising event. On Thursday May 21st, NBC teamed up with Red Nose Day for a special fundraising event. The 3 hour entertainment special appeared in primetime and featured superstar celebrities, comedians and musicians who performed their hit songs. A highlight from the show was the hilarious Nick Offerman and Will Ferrel competing in a “Voice” style PSA competition.
They did a wonderful job making us laugh and helping raise money for children living in poverty.
If you planning an upcoming fundraising event like Red Nose Day, make sure your audience will have fun. Include some comedy to keep your audience engaged. The combination of humor and causes can goes along way to touch donors hearts. Not only will people be more likely to donate at the event but will also be more likely to return to future events down the road. People aren’t going to shy away from a good time. This will be sure to help increase donations for years to come.
Tip: Be sure to watch our event fundraising webinar (below) that will walk you through proven best practices at live events and success stories from terrific nonprofits like The Salvation Army, Inner City Arts and YMCA.