Who we are
Cancer Hates Laughter grants free comedy show tickets to those experiencing cancer.
Gentle Warrior was the suggestion of my closest friend and it perfectly captured, to me, who he was. Bob’s strength, determination, grit, love, and commitment come to mind every time I see the word warrior. While there are many ways in which someone who has experienced cancer may identify – patient, fighter, survivor, thriver or they may not identify with cancer at all – warrior is how I would describe my dad and myself. It is the chosen descriptor of the community we serve at CHL yet however you relate please know you are welcome here.
There are many different tools to help you cope with a cancer diagnosis and laughter is just one. In honor of my biological father, Bob Wilkinson we have built Cancer Hates Laughter, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing comedic relief to the cancer warrior community.
Through his death and my cancer recurrence, I see now, more than ever, the importance of finding joy in surprising places and