Stand Up for Heroes 2020 - Bob Woodruff Foundation

Stand Up for Heroes 2020

Wednesday, November 18th at 9:00 p.m. EST

New York’s highly anticipated night of hope, healing and laughter honoring our nation’s veterans and their families, is going virtual for the first time in its 14 year history, and will air on ABC News Live, TikTok, Facebook, Cheddar, Twitch and Armed Forces Network on Wednesday, November 18th at 9:00 p.m. EST. 

In 2020, for the first time, Stand Up for Heroes is going virtual!

Supporters around the world will tune in for performances by top comedians, musicians, and special guests. Beyond the laughs, the evening will feature inspiring moments, memorable surprises, and stories of resilience while recognizing the men and women who have served in our nation’s military. The event will raise awareness and funds for the Bob Woodruff Foundation, whose mission to help veterans thrive is especially vital as veterans face increased challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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See what everyone is talking about from this past Stand Up for Heroes event. 

Press Release
14th Annual Stand Up for Heroes Virtual Event Brought Celebrities Together to Support Veterans through the Bob Woodruff Foundation
Viewers across the U.S. and around the world tuned into the special event hosted by Jon Stewart, featuring a star-studded line up of performances from Nate Bargatze, Ronny Chieng, Sheryl Crow, Mickey Guyton, Tiffany Haddish, Brad Paisley, Patti Scialfa, Iliza Shlesinger, and Bruce Springsteen, with special guests including Jeannie Gaffigan, Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex, Brian Regan, Ray Romano, and more.
In the Press
Veterans’ fundraiser to go virtual, with a prince and a Boss
Bruce Springsteen, Sheryl Crow, Tiffany Haddish and Brad Paisley have all signed up to participate — as well as Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, for the first time. The… Read More
In the Press
Stand Up for Heroes event going virtual with special guest Prince Harry
Jon Stewart will host the festivities, while musicians and comedians including Bruce Springsteen, Sheryl Crow, Brad Paisley and Tiffany Haddish are set to perform. Special guests for the event —… Read More
In the Press
New York’s Annual Stand Up For Heroes Benefit To Go Virtual; Jon Stewart Hosts With Guests Bruce Springsteen, Ray Romano, Others
With performances by comedians and musicians including Bruce Springsteen, Nate Bargatze, Ronny Chieng, Sheryl Crow, Tiffany Haddish, Mickey Guyton, Brad Paisley, Patti Scialfa and Iliza Shelsigner, the November 18 event… Read More
Press Release
THE BOB WOODRUFF FOUNDATION AND NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL PRESENT THE FIRST-EVER VIRTUAL STAND UP FOR HEROES
NEW YORK, NY (November 10, 2020) – Stand Up for Heroes (SUFH), New York’s highly anticipated night of hope, healing and laughter honoring our nation’s veterans and their families, is going… Read More
Press Release
The Bob Woodruff Foundation and New York Comedy Festival Present the First-Ever Virtual Stand Up for Heroes
Stand Up for Heroes (SUFH), New York’s highly anticipated night of hope, healing and laughter honoring our nation’s veterans and their families, is going virtual for the first time in its 14 year history, and will air on ABC News Live, TikTok, Facebook, Cheddar, Twitch and Armed Forces Network on Wednesday, November 18th at 9:00 p.m. EST.
In the Press
Celebs weigh in about annual Stand Up for Heroes event
Our citywide political campaign generates jokes. Our overseas soldiers campaign generates honor. Together it’s the annual Stand Up for Heroes event. Read full article at Page Six
In the Press
Bruce Springsteen Tells Dirty Jokes for Stand Up for Heroes Event
Jon Stewart, Jerry Seinfeld, Bill Cosby, Roger Waters, Jim Gaffigan and General Martin Dempsey gathered Nov. 6 to raise money for American combat veterans who had been injured in duty as part of Stand Up… Read More

Past SUFH

See the memories from a decade of laughter.

Stand Up For Heroes
Stand Up for Heroes 2021
Stand Up for Heroes 2021 November 8, 2021 | Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, NY  Our highest priorities are supporting our veterans and their families and bringing you an… Read More
Stand Up For Heroes
Stand Up for Heroes 2020
In 2020, for the first time, Stand Up for Heroes is going virtual! Supporters around the world will tune in for performances by top comedians, musicians, and special guests. Beyond… Read More
Stand Up For Heroes
Stand Up for Heroes 2019
2019 Photo Gallery Show More Artist Bruce Springsteen and his wife perform onstage during an the Stand Up for Heroes special at Madison Square Garden in New York City, Nov.… Read More