Here are just a few speakers who are frequently sought-out to host fall fundraisers and friendraisers:

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A great emcee or host can take your event to the next level by drawing a crowd, engaging the audience, and keeping the event running smoothly.


Peabody Award-Winning Comedian; Creator and Host, Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj

WATCH Minhaj host the Vax India Now event.

Emmy Award-Winning Journalist; New York Times Bestselling Author of The EveryGirl's Guide to... Series; Host of SiriusXM Stars’ Conversations with Maria and her own Better Together Podcast

WATCH Menounos speak at the Annual Beverly Hills Dog Show.

NFL Hall of Famer, Two-Time Super Bowl Champion, and Broadcast Analyst; Head Football Coach at Jackson State University

WATCH Sanders speak at the Boys and Girls Club.

Award-Winning Journalist, Author and Editor; President & CEO, Tina Brown Live Media; Host, TBD with Tina Brown; Founder and Editor-in-Chief, The Daily Beast; Founder, Women in the World Summit

WATCH Brown open the Women in the World Summit.

James Beard Award-Winning Chef and Anthropologist; Creator, Executive Producer and Host, Travel Channel's Bizarre Foods Franchise; Social Justice Advocate and Global Thought Leader

WATCH Zimmern speak with Yahoo! Finance about the government's restaurant relief funds.

TV Personality and ESPN Broadcaster; Director and Ambassador for The Reeve Foundation

WATCH Reeve speak with CBS This Morning on overcoming grief.

World-Class Chef and Host, Restaurant: Impossible; 16-Year Royal Navy Veteran

WATCH Irvine speak about setting the table for success.

Two-Time All-Star NHL Defenseman and Gold Medalist; Entrepreneur and Founder, Peek Productions; ESPN Analyst, Stanley Cup Playoffs; Philanthropist and Founder, the P.K. Subban Foundation

WATCH Subban speak about donating $10M to Montreal Children's Hospital.



These speakers provide real-life accounts of overcoming health issues that can provide a strong perspective, engage the audience, and encourage fundraising efforts.


Legendary NY Rangers Goaltender; Vezina Trophy Winner; Philanthropist; Sports Broadcaster; Health and Heart Issues Advocate

WATCH Lundqvist give his retirement ceremony speech.

Former Olympian and Famed Soccer Star; Sports Analyst; Philanthropist; Cancer Survivor

WATCH Davies speak with Fox on beating cancer and taking his life back.

Emmy Award-Winning TV Host and Comedian; Host of NBC's American Ninja Warrior and Winner of Celebrity Apprentice; Licensed Physician and Cancer Survivor Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis

WATCH Matt Iseman host for the Arthritis Foundation.

Emmy Award-Winning Actor; Producer and Director; Activist and Philanthropist; Board of Trustee of United Cerebral Palsy

WATCH Hines speak about a comedy benefit.

Investigative Journalist; Founding Member of CNN's 'KFILE'; ATRT Brain Cancer Advocate & Creator of the Team Beans Infant Brain Tumor Fund

WATCH Kaczynski speak at CureFest.

Emmy-Nominated Comedian and Actor on SNL; Children's Book Author; Cancer Survivor and Award-Winning Advocate

WATCH Bayer speak at the Variety Power of Women NY event.


KAY ADAMS: TV Personality and Sportscaster; Host of NFL Network's NFL Now and Good Morning Football; Host of People (the TV Show!)

CHRIS EVERT: Tennis Icon; Commentator; Philanthropist

W. KAMAU BELL: Sociopolitical Comedian, Producer, and Documentarian; TV Personality and Host, CNN's Emmy Award-Winning United Shades with W. Kamau Bell; Critically-Acclaimed Podcaster; Author of The Awkward Thoughts of W. Kamau Bell

DESHAUNA BARBER: Former Miss USA; Captain in the U.S. Army Reserve; President and CEO, Service Women’s Action Network (SWAN); Advocate for Survivors of Bullying, Sexual Abuse, and Loss

LISA LING: Emmy Award-Winning Journalist; Executive Producer and Host, CNN's This is Life with Lisa Ling; Former Executive Producer, OWN's Our America; Host, HBO's Take Out with Lisa Ling

BRANDON MARSHALL: 13 Year NFL Veteran; Founder & CEO, House of Athlete; Host, I AM Athlete Podcast; Mental Health Advocate

ROBIN ARZON: Vice President of Fitness Programming and Head Instructor, Peloton; New York Times Bestselling Author, Shut Up And Run

BOB WOODRUFF: Renowned ABC News Anchor and Correspondent; Bestselling Author, In An Instant; Co-Founder, Bob Woodruff Foundation

MAYSOON ZAYID: Acclaimed Comedian; Author of Find Another Dream, Co-Founder and Co-Executive Producer, New York Arab American Comedy Festival and The Muslim Funny Fest; Disability Advocate

CARI CHAMPION: Veteran Journalist, Sports Anchor, and TV Personality; Host, NFL Next Live, The Arena, and CNN+'s Cari & Jemele: Speak. Easy.; Host, Naked with Cari Champion Podcast; Philanthropist and Founder, Brown Girls Dream

GIULIANA RANCIC:TV Personality and Entertainment Journalist; Entrepreneur, Fashion Designer, and Beauty Expert; New York Times Bestselling Author, Going Off Script; Breast Cancer Survivor, Philanthropist, and Creator, Fab-U-Wish

TAYLOR ROOKS: Sports Journalist, Anchor, and Interviewer; Host and Executive Producer, Bleacher Report's Take It There With Taylor Rooks