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Steve Trevino to Headline Fourth Annual Comedy Show for Autism

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SOURCE Fullerton Cares Autism Foundation

Show Scheduled for September 12, 2014 at the Historic Fox Fullerton

FULLERTON, Calif., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fullerton Cares Autism Foundation announced today that Steve Trevino will headline the fourth annual "Comedy Show for Autism" at the historic Fox Theatre in Fullerton. The event is expected to raise $40,000 in support of autism charities and education programs on September 12; doors will open at 6 PM with the show scheduled to begin at 8 PM. Tickets: http://www.tix.com/Event.asp?Event=677361

Hosted by George Perez (MTV's Yo Momma!, Payaso Comedy Slam), Trevino (The Late Late Show, BET Comic View) will also be joined by Michael Malone (National Lampoon's Operation Comedy Tour, Detroit International Comedy Festival), Jesus Trejo (Sullivan & SonRefried Comedy), and Tommy Chunn (Gabriel Iglesias' Stand-up Revolution, Who's Got Jokes?). "We're very excited about this lineup," said Fullerton Cares Founder, Larry Houser. "It's got something for everyone."

Proceeds from the Comedy Show for Autism go to Fullerton Cares Autism Foundation, a nonprofit that supports autism charities and programs in Fullerton schools through organized events. Tickets are $32 for general admission, $42 for comfortable choice, $62 for gallery, $80 for premium (in rows 1-5), and $200 for VIP Orchestra, which includes food, a wine tasting, and the possibility of meeting some surprise special guests.

The 2013 Comedy Show for Autism hosted over 600 guests and raised $20,000 with performances by Fullerton native Brad Williams (FX's Legit, Mind of Mencia), Skyler Stone (FOX's Raising Hope and Waiting),  Adam Ray (The Heat, Comedy Central's Workaholics), and Carlos Mencia.

Summer Dabbs, Director at Fullerton Cares says, "The Comedy Show for Autism benefits a cause that is very special to me and I am proud that we have the ability to make a difference and spread autism awareness in our community."

Fullerton Cares is still accepting corporate sponsorships. PDF of information available here: http://freepdfhosting.com/2379df05f6.pdf

About Fullerton Cares: Founded by Fullerton local Larry Houser after his son Boyd's diagnosis in 2009, Fullerton Cares Autism Foundation operates with a mission of "acceptance, awareness, and fundraising" for children with autism. To date, FCAF has raised over $50,000 to support autism initiatives in north Orange County through their many events, which include the annual Comedy Show for Autism, Mardi Gras for Autism, and a golf tournament. To learn more, please visit http://www.fullertoncares.com

About Autism: According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), autism affects about one in every 68 American children, including one in 42 boys. Autism is a complex condition that affects a person's ability to communicate and develop social relationships, and is often accompanied by behavioral challenges. To learn more, please visit http://www.autismspeaks.org

Jill Cook/714 Media
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