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7th Annual Learn2Laugh Comedy Fundraiser

Celebrate MacCormac's 115th Anniversary
at our 7th Annual Learn2Laugh Fundraiser

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2019 marks MacCormac College's 115th anniversary and our 7th annual Learn2Laugh fundraiser! We are ready to blow all previous L2Ls  out of the water with this years star studded event! The 2019 Learn2Laugh Comedy Fundraiser will be held on April 9th at The Historic Laugh Factory, located at 3175 N Broadway St Chicago, IL 60657. Each and every L2L has been an tremendous success but we cannot wait to truly wow everyone again this upcoming year. It is through your generous efforts and donations that have afforded us the opportunity to provide scholarships and subsidies to MacCormac students for many years to come. This year we plan to have you rolling in the aisles with laughter one moment and then clapping your hands, stomping your feet, and singing along to tunes you know so well in the next moment.  Our goal is to raise $50,000 for our students!

We want to continue to offer opportunities to students that will help them to succeed but we can’t do it alone. We need your help. Your participation with Learn2Laugh 2019 is a fun and rewarding way to assist us. Thank you to everyone who has supported us, will continue to support us, and those that plan on participating for the first time this year. We can't express our gratitude enough. Every dollar received will be directly reinvested in the college to benefit the students through increased programming, technology development and scholarships. 

For those of you that weren't able to make it to our 2018 Learn2Laugh event and want to see how fun it was or if you just want to recall the wonderful night you had at the event feel free to watch the video we had put together.


For our 7th annual Learn2Laugh event we decided to mix things up again. This year our comedic performances will have you crying with laughter and a legendary Chicago band will have singing your hearts out with some classic tunes. Our performers are as follows:

James Stephens III
Host; HBO, Apollo, Comedy Central, MTV

Eli Castro
Recently won "Best Stand Up" at the acclaimed United Solo Festival in NYC

The Blooze Brothers
Chicago's most requested and exciting tribute and show band



VIP Tickets are $100 each and include: 

  • Open Bar Happy Hour

  • Priority Seating

  • Appetizers and Full Dessert Bar 

  • The Show of Shows with Special Musical Guest The Blooze Brothers

General Admission Tickets are $50 each and include: 

  • Appetizers and Full Dessert Bar

  • The Show of Shows with Special Musical Guest The Blooze Brothers

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This year, the 7th Annual Learn 2 Laugh event, is hosted at The World Famous Laugh Factory on Tuesday, April 9th, at 6:30pm. Join us for a night full of laughter, joy, food, drinks, and fun. Due to the overwhelming success of years past we have chosen to host the even at this iconic Chicago staple once again. The performers that the Laugh Factory has attracted over the years have been some of the most iconic comedians in history. Some of their performers include: Richard Pryor, George Carlin, Dave Chappelle, Kevin Heart, Chris Rock, Eddie Murphy, Robin Williams, Jerry Seinfeld, Louis C.K., Adam Sandler, Ellen DeGeneres, Rodney Dangerfield, Chelsea Handler, Jim Carrey, Daniel Tosh, Dane Cook, Aziz Ansari, Kathy Griffin, Jimmy Fallon, Steve Martin, Tim Allen, Jim Breuer, David Spade, Ray Romano, and many more. 

While at Learn2Laugh, you will not only be holding your belly from laughing so hard, but with a VIP ticket purchase you will be treated to a happy hour before the show, free appetizers and desserts, and raffles of many prizes that would make your night worthwhile on their own, on top of this world class show! 


Aww shucks, you're not able to make it to Learn2Laugh this year? Don't fear, you can still support the college, our students and the event by donating!

Learn2Laugh is a fundraising event held to directly benefit the students of MacCormac College. All proceeds of the evening will be invested in enhancing the educational experience of our students through scholarship; program development; and improvement of technology, equipment and facilities.


Come back soon as we will be updating the page with this years raffle and silent auction items that will be sure to reaching for you crossing your fingers in hopes that you're a winner!

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Sponsorship opportunities for this event are available, and serve as a great way to show your support of our educational opportunities here at the college. We offer many sponsorship levels and each come with countless company benefits. The 2019 Sponsorship Book will be available soon.

MacCormac College is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization


2018 Sponsors: