Comic Relief US is working to create a just world free from poverty, and full of opportunity

By powering inspiring campaigns like Red Nose Day and Hand in Hand: a Benefit for Hurricane Relief, Comic Relief US raises money and awareness to address the needs of the most vulnerable communities here in America, and around the world.

This critical work is only possible with your support. Thanks to the unwavering generosity of the public and our partners through the power of entertainment, together we are changing lives.

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By powering inspiring campaigns like Red Nose Day and Hand in Hand: a Benefit for Hurricane Relief, Comic Relief US raises money and awareness to address the needs of the most vulnerable communities here in America, and around the world.

Even when the unpredictable happens, your ongoing support helps Comic Relief US respond swiftly and sustain its critical work.

Your donations are 100% tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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Purpose Perspectives

Purpose Perspectives features candid conversations with leaders from across a range of organizations and sectors, with topics spanning impact, leadership, personal motivation, partnership, engagement, innovation, and more.

Explore the current library below, and check back often for new videos.

Purpose Perspective Videos

  • Why Great Brands Need a Purpose with Mekanism’s Jason Harris 

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    “Great companies don’t just sell things, they stand for something.” In this edition of #PurposePerspectives, Comic Relief US CEO, Alison Moore, chatted with Jason Harris, co-founder & CEO of the award-winning creative advertising agency Mekanism, co-founder of the Creative Alliance, and author of the national bestseller, The Soulful Art of Persuasion. Hear Jason’s insights on why great brands need a purpose, how to do it well, and the art of living soulfully.

  • Accountability Comes for Everyone: The Imperative of Purpose with Kindred’s Ian Schafer

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    Comic Relief US CEO, Alison Moore, sat down with Ian Schafer, co-founder and CEO of Kindred, to explore why accountability is the real imperative of purpose in business, how intent without action is eroding authenticity, and why organizations who work together on these challenges can go further, faster.

  • Power of Purpose & Business Strategy with Pat McLean

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    Our CEO, Alison Moore, sat down with Pat McLean, SVP and CMO of Walgreens, to discuss their impactful partnership for Red Nose Day and how social impact and business strategy can work powerfully together.

  • Darren Bloch on the Power of Partnerships

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    "Government is the ultimate impact funder on these deep social issues – but we can't do it all, and we can't do it alone." Darren Bloch on the power of partnership and more from his experience with the Mayor's office of New York City. 

  • Feeding America's CEO on Why Food Insecurity Doesn't Add Up

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    11 million children in America don’t have enough to eat. 72 billion pounds of food is wasted each year. It doesn’t add up. Claire Babineaux-Fontenot, CEO of Feeding America shares more on this critical issue, and what's being done to solve the equation.

  • Savannah Sellers on Engaging Youth to Create Change

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    We sat down with Savannah Sellers, NBC News & MSNBC correspondent and co-host of Stay Tuned, to talk about the importance of including youth in the conversation on social issues, and how platforms like Snapchat are helping to do it.

  • Caroline Ford on Making Sure That All Children are Counted

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    Millions of the most vulnerable children in the world aren't even being counted in the data we use to measure child poverty and our progress on this issue. Consortium for Street Children's Caroline Ford discusses how we can make sure that all children are being counted, and included in our visions of the future. 

  • Child poverty and the refugee crisis with Ravi Gurumurthy

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    Comic Relief USA’s #PurposePerspectives​ in conversation with Ravi Gurumurthy, Chief Innovation Officer of International Rescue Committee, on how partnerships are moving the needle on key issues like child poverty, the refugee crisis, and more.

  • Caryl Stern explains how children are our future

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    Comic Relief USA’s Purpose Perspectives​ in conversation with Caryl Stern, CEO of Unicef USA on creating a just world free from poverty and more.

  • The Power of Partnerships with Alison Moore

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    In conversation with Alison Moore, CEO, Comic Relief USA about what motivates her work and the power of partnerships in social good.