BROUGHT TO YOU BY SSN
Social Services Network (SSN) is a not-for-profit registered charity organization that has been operational since 2002. Our focus is on supporting racialized seniors to age with dignity.
Our staff work effortlessly with Community Partners, Funders, Sponsors and Caregivers to ensure that our clients feel integrated into a cultural and linguistically responsive environment through our programs and services.
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In case you missed our live show, we’ve shared 1 hour of comedy genius on our Channel.
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WHAT IS THIS FUNDRAISER?
SSN is proud to present "With Age Comes More Laughter" a live comedy show and virtual auction.
This is a FREE event that will feature 4 local comedians, with lots of interactive games and activities!
The event is a fundraiser run by Social Services Network (SSN), a non-profit organization, whose mission is to increase the wellness and quality of life of seniors in the GTA.
A family-friendly event for all ages, help us raise funds for a great cause, by placing a bid or donating.
With age comes more laughter, share in the fun, and join us for a April Fool’s Day you’ll not soon forget. Give back to your community by laughing the night away!
MEET OUR COMEDIANS
Alessandra West is a Toronto based journalist, writer and comedian who loves looking for the good, the bad, and the comical in her daily life. You can find Alessandra on Instagram: @zeddzeddeh.
Allie Banks is a Comedian, Writer, Director and Actor. You can watch her on CBC Gem's True Dating Stories or come to one of her shows that she produces in Downtown Toronto. Her humor is quick, witty and unexpected. You can follow her at @badallie_ on Instagram for show updates and information. You can also go to her website at www.thealliebanks.com to see her portfolio or book her for your event!
Keesha Brownie is a Toronto-based comic and multi-disciplinary artist with a global reputation. She crafts her comedic recipe with a background in theatre, sketch, and music. Making observations about her Jamaican roots and Canadian upbringing, she punctuates punchlines with act-outs, parody songs, and sometimes even backup dancers.
More recently, Brownie is the Curator and Host of Stand-Up Stitches a virtual show broadcasted live at The Rose Brampton Theatre. So, whether sharing the stage with top comics or travelling across North America and the Caribbean, Keesha Brownie knows how to work the room and delivers better laughs than your drunk uncle at Christmas time. Get brownie on all social media platforms.
Leonard started comedy in grade school as a form of self defense. Over thirty years later, he preformed his first actual open mic in Vancouver and hasn't stopped since.
Leonard has opened for Ronny Chieng, Joel Kim Booster, K. Trevor Wilson, Rhea Butcher, and Matt Braunger.
You may have heard him on Sirius/XM or CBC radio, or seen him at the Halifax Comedy Festival, Winnipeg Comedy Festival, or Just For Laughs in Montreal.
Jeff Tseng is an adorable mixed-race man. On stage, Jeff impersonates the people in his life that confuse him the most. You can catch him on the regular at Absolute Comedy or, you can see him at Cat Butt Comedy (Toronto) and he has a weekly independent show that he produces. His credits include JFL42, Prove You‚ are A Comic Competition finalist, Laughing Skull Lounge and The Punchline Comedy Club.
WAYS TO PARTICIPATE
seniors registered in weekly programming
collaborate & community partners
years of servicing the community
supports 2 seniors for one month