The money raised at Eat. Bid. Laugh! An Auction & Epicurean Event benefits the Sheldon A. Sinett BASICS Fund. Maintained as an incubator fund, BASICS has the goal of funding Sid Jacobson social service programs. Impacting thousands in the community, BASICS has funded over 70 new programs within the last 13 years.
SOME OF THE PROGRAMS BENEFITTED BY THE AUCTION:
Camp Kehilla | Vocational Training & Employment Center (VTEC) | Nancy Marx Cancer Wellness Center | Teen Mentoring | Special Needs Overnight Adventures | Special Needs Community Independence Initiative Let’s Do Lunch | Social Adult Day Program For Those In Their 30s, 40s & 50s | Gems 1 Early Stage Memory Loss Program | Positive Healthy Living & Camp Jacobson | Specialized Senior Services for & Suffolk | Powerful Tools for Caregivers | Community Transitions Program for Recovery | Israel Experience for Specialized Services | Middle School Service Learning Series
This year’s Auction & Epicurean Event hosted at Fresh Meadow Country Club begins at 6:30 pm featuring:
- Silent Auction
- Epicurean Tastings
- Table Seating For A Live Performance and Dessert
Tables seat up to 10 guests. Attendees must be 21 years of age or older.
John Mulaney is an Emmy award-winning writer and comedian.
He has spent the past year touring the United States with his most recent show, ‘Kid Gorgeous”, which was also released as a Netflix Special in May 2018 and won the Emmy for Outstanding Writing in a Variety Special. Previously, John starred in the Broadway hit, “Oh, Hello” on Broadway alongside Nick Kroll. He currently voices the fan-favorite character Spider-Ham, in “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” which won a Golden Globe for best Animated Feature Film.
In 2015 Mulaney released his 3rd hour-long stand-up special, a Netflix Original, “The Comeback Kid” which the AV Club called “his best hour of his career.” He began his career in New York’s East Village and has since toured around the world.
In 2008, he began writing at Saturday Night Live where he appeared as a “Weekend Update” correspondent and co-created characters such as “Stefon” with Bill Hader.
He currently writes for IFC’s “Documentary Now” and for Netflix’s “Big Mouth” on which he voices the character of Andrew. Mulaney’s first comedy album, “The Top Part”, was released in 2009. He released his second Comedy Central special and album “New In Town” in 2012, and upon review Ken Tucker of Entertainment Weekly hailed Mulaney as “one of the best stand-up comics alive.”