'Funnyraiser' brings Englewood community together for night of laughs

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A Chicago comedian is using his talents to raise money for a nonprofit that aims to improve quality of life in the Englewood neighborhood.

Damon Williams headlined Friday's event called "FUNNYraiser: Let's Do It Again!" It's the event's second year.

The fundraiser benefits nonprofit Teamwork Englewood, which works to build a stronger community and unite the many organizations that serve the South Side neighborhood. The nonprofit also offers workforce development, mentoring and sports leagues within the community.

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