What the Comedy Connection is About

The Comedy Connection Caring Clown Alley WCA #221 has been bringing laughter to patients in area hospitals and hospices for over 21 years. It got its start when Leslie Gibson, a nurse at Morton Plant hospital in Clearwater, FL, proposed the idea of bringing humor to the hospital with “comedy carts” and hospital clowns....

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The connections we make each day last a lifetime.


Bringing laughter to patients in area hospitals and hospices for over 21 years.

The Comedy Connection program has served as a model for other hospitals, hospices & healthcare facilities around the world.

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A Good laugh goes a long way!

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Comedy Connection News

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Read all about it! Whats going on with The Comedy Connection. Stories, testimonials and information from The Caring Clowns.

We Have Grown by Leaps and Giggles

It all started back in 1988, when Gibson submitted a proposal of her idea to Dr. Joel Goodman of “The Humor Project”. She ended up receiving a grant from him to pioneer the program at Morton Plant Hospital...