Bob SagetThe famous friends of are picking up where he left off, raising seven figures for a cause near and dear to his heart…scleroderma research.
John Mayer, Jimmy Kimmel other jeffross took over hosting duties for his late friend Wednesday at an annual fundraiser for the Scleroderma Research Foundation, with the event raising $1.2 million for crucial research.
Bob hosted SRF’s flagship event, “Cool Comedy • Hot Cuisine,” for 30 years before his death …and this year’s fundraiser featured a special video tribute to Bob, hosted by John Stamos other mike folder.
david chappelle turned up at the Beverly Hilton for a surprise performance, even sharing a personal video message he received from Bob before he passed away. bill burr he joined Dave onstage for a couple of banter too.
Other famous performers included comedy sets of howie mandel other Kevin Nelonplus a Mayer musical number. Joel McHale conducted the auction live.
Attendees spent $500 just to get into the building… and enjoyed a dinner hosted by a celebrity chef Suzanne Feniger.
bob’s sister, homosexualdied of scleroderma, a group of rare diseases involving hardening of the skin and connective tissue, in 1994 when he was just 47 years old…and SRF’s annual fundraiser has now raised more than $28 million for research to find a cure.