Darien’s Grace Ann Baresich will appear on Comedy Central’s live Night of Too Many Stars Sunday, Oct. 21. The show that benefits autism will run live at 8 p.m. on both coasts.
Baresich bid $36,000 for the cause to spend an evening hanging out with NBC stars and best friends Amy Poehler and Tina Fey. Live donation lines will be running throughout the show and Baresich, who has an autistic son who attends Darien High School, said she hopes the town will tune and support her cause.
Baresich runs the autism awareness website autistictraveler.com, a guide for parents traveling with autistic children.
Read more info and see photos here on the fundraiser, which will include appearances by Matthew Broderick, Stephen Colbert, Paula Deen, Jerry Seinfeld, Bob Saget, Seth Meyers, Carly Rae Jepsen, Katy Perry and Tom Hanks, among others.
Tune in live to Comedy Central at 8 p.m. to watch the show and donate.