Funny Bones Improv is a registered 501c3 charitable organization. Our mission is to share the gifts and benefits of laughter with sick children, their families, and their caregivers, in multiple hospitals across Chicago and New Orleans through volunteer comedy improvisation performances.



Funny Bones Improv in NYC, LA & Austin? Yes! With your help.

It’s true, we are looking to open up shop in cities across the US. We have interest in New York, Los Angeles and Austin. It costs just $5,000 for us to start up in a new city. This money is used for supplies such as our “Wheel of Improv”, company T-Shirts for our players, rehearsal … Read more


Pie! A photo for your chance to win pie.

April 20, 2016

First things first – you love pie, right? And you know how to use a hashtag, right? Use our hashtags now until May 3rd and you might win a delicious pie from our good friends at Windowsill Pie. They just won the top prize for the Woman Entrepreneur Fellowship, sponsored by the Junior League of New … Read more

Here’s a moment we’d like to share.

April 20, 2016

CHICAGO – Funny Bones Improv performances are really special to us and thanks to one of our biggest supporters, improve it!, we get to share our mission with each workshop they lead but recently, we were invited to share our stories. Two of Funny Bones Improv volunteers, Caroline Nash and Chrissy Bruzek joined the workshop and Caroline reported, … Read more

8 is Great!

April 14, 2016

Today, Funny Bones Improv celebrates 8 years of monthly shows in hospitals for children. It has been an incredible journey filled with laughter, love and hope. Get to know us a little bit better by reading this  interview with Funny Bones Improv founder, Jolene Fehler. And if you have a story to share about us, … Read more

GiveNOLA Day – May 3rd

April 11, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – Funny Bones Improv is seeking GiveNOLA day ambassadors! It will be loads of fun and very rewarding and you can do this from your desk. We need your help spreading our message. You will be supplied with special messages to share with your friends on Facebook and Twitter and we ask that you help … Read more

Janet and Magic Mike on to ‘Out to Lunch’

March 23, 2016

NEW ORLEANS: Lunch with these guys…what can we say? So much fun! From It’s New Orleans: OUT TO LUNCH finds economist and Tulane finance professor Peter Ricchiuti conducting business New Orleans style: over lunch at Commander’s Palace restaurant. Each week Peter invites guests from the New Orleans business renaissance to join him. The Wall Street … Read more

We found a really funny number!

March 22, 2016

No spoilers here, watch the .30 video to find out what number makes us laugh. We love that number and we laughed so hard when we found it! It is the perfect number to help us meet our financial goals. Our research shows that healthy non-profits stay that way through individual donations – can we … Read more

Meet the Players

Funny Bones Improv has an amazing cast of dedicated volunteer players.  You can see if you know any of them right here!

improve it!

Are you looking for a high-energy, laughter-filled corporate team building workshop that incorporates improvisation teams & techniques, as well as improvised performances at corporate events AND a way to support Funny Bones Improv?  Look no more…click here.