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January 24, 2024 In The News

TV: Lisa Ann Walter Wins $1 Million Dollars for the Fund on Celebrity Jeopardy!

Lisa Ann Walter appeared on Celebrity Jeopardy!, where she won $1 million dollars to support the Entertainment Community Fund. Watch highlights from her appearance.
December 20, 2023 Press Release

2023 in Review: The Entertainment Community Fund Reflects on an Impactful Year

The Entertainment Community Fund reflects on a dynamic and impactful 2023.
December 19, 2023 In The News

Entertainment Weekly: Strike Force: How Hollywood Helped Each Other Through Actors' and Writers' Strike

As the industry navigated an unprecedented double strike, charitable organizations rose to the occasion to provide necessary resources to those in need.
December 15, 2023 Press Release

The Entertainment Community Fund Announces 2023 Alex Dubé Scholarship Recipients

Career Transition for Dancers Awards Five Recipients $10,000 To Support Their Education To Progress the Next Steps of Their Careers
November 30, 2023 Press Release

Merrily We Roll Along, Purlie Victorious, Spamalot and Harmony to Host Performances Benefitting the Entertainment Community Fund

The Entertainment Community Fund announced today that Merrily We Roll Along, Purlie Victorious, Spamalot and Harmony will all host performances this winter with blocks of tickets dedicated to supporting the Fund.
November 20, 2023 Press Release

The Entertainment Community Fund And Playwrights Horizons Announce Dustin H. Chinn as the Recipient of the Sixth Annual “Mark O’Donnell Prize” for Emerging Theater Artists

The Entertainment Community Fund and Playwrights Horizons announced today that New York City playwright Dustin H. Chinn is the 2023 recipient of The Mark O’Donnell Prize.
November 16, 2023 Press Release

Debbie Gibson Presents $81,000 Check To Entertainment Community Fund’s Actors Fund Home in New Jersey

The Entertainment Community Fund accepted a check from singer-songwriter and actress, Debbie Gibson, for $81,000. Gibson, who recently appeared on the television game show Celebrity Name That Tune, awarded her winnings to the Actors Fund Home.
November 13, 2023 In The News

Extra: Bryan Cranston Feels ‘Relieved & Joyous’ That the Strike Has Ended

Bryan Cranston and Annette Bening raised funds and awareness for the Entertainment Community Fund on Sunday with a poker tournament to help film and TV workers impacted by the SAG-AFTRA strike.
November 10, 2023 In The News

E! News: Bryan Cranston Talks Celebrity Poker Event

E! News catches up with 'Breaking Bad' actor Bryan Cranston to talk his Dos Hombres Mezcal, and his bartender role at Drake’s Birthday party!
November 9, 2023 Press Release

Entertainment Community Fund Addresses End of WGA and SAG-AFTRA Strikes

The Entertainment Community Fund recognized the end of the Screen Actors Guild strike and the earlier resolution of the Writers Guild of America strike, but warned that the economic and health impact of the work stoppage will impact the industry for months to come.