Upcoming Clown Trips!

Don’t miss out. These trips fill up quick! Register today.

Formed in 2006, Gesundheit Global Outreach (GGO) encompasses clowning missions, humanitarian aid, building projects and community development around the world.



Clowning & Caring in Ecuador

January 14-21, 2018 | Quito, Ecuador

Come clowning, loving, playing, laughing at the equator line, where the hemispheres of care and activism join together to re-design our caring characters and a new desirable society!

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3rd Clowning & Caring in Mexico

February 18-25, 2018 | Mexico City, Mexico

Humanitarian clowns bring a fresh perspective to situations of suffering. Humanitarian designers bring a fresh perspective to recurring social problems. Get an introduction to both with Patch Adams MD in one fun-filled, thought-provoking week in Mexico City!

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Morocco Clown Tour

April 29-May 7, 2018 | Casablanca – Marrakech, Morocco

Great News! We are heading back to Morocco for our 3rd time! The emphasis of the program is CLOWNING – We will clown in children’s hospitals, schools, crisis centers, the markets & streets, and everywhere else we go in Morocco! No experience is required!

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Upcoming Educational Courses!

We invite you to imagine and formulate desires for a society different from the current one.


Health Care Justice Celebration

Dec 27, 2017 – Jan 1, 2018 | Hillsboro, WV

Organized by School for Designing a Society and the Gesundheit Institute, these five days are for people who feel called on to create positive change in health care and are looking for sympathetic folks to learn from and strategize with. Happy new year!

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Upcoming Events!

Every so often Gesundheit helps sponsor & promote events around the world!


ClownTown Healing Fest

February 2018 | Phoenix, AZ

This is a dream I’ve shared with my friend and colleague Patch Adams MD for years. We’ve been doing this health promotional work all over the world, and it’s time to bring our clown healing festival to the streets of America.

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Practice the Ideas

There are many ways you can get involved in realizing the Gesundheit! mission — contributing to the health of individuals, families, and communities with fun, friendship and the joy of service:

GIVE A DONATION Help build the Patch Adams Teaching Center and Clinic and provide a desirable model for health care. All contributions will go to the Gesundheit Institute and will be used exclusively for the capital campaign.

HOST A FUN-RAISING EVENT to take an active part in the campaign to build the Clinic and Teaching Center.

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR MAILING LIST for announcements of upcoming events and news.

Cant get away?

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Fun-raiser at Home

For the fun-deficient, or those that can’t get away, we offer some hints and ideas on how to host a Fun-Raiser with your friends! Smiles are contagious. Imagine you are an anti-depressant- being publicly happy and generous of spirit is a public-health action. Fun-raising, for a moment, lifts us a little above this troubled world.

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Patch Adams MD & Gesundheit Institute, P.O. Box 307, Urbana, IL 61803

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