Upcoming Clown Trips!

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


Clowning & Caring in Ecuador

Clowning & Caring in EcuadorJanuary 19-26, 2020 | Quito, Ecuador

Patch Adams MD and the clowns-performers-composers of the School for Designing a Society invite you to join them in the annual clown trip to Ecuador, for daily clowning in hospitals, clinics and streets, clown-skill-building workshops, and red noses amazement!

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Clowning & Caring in Mexico!

Clowning & Caring in EcuadorFebruary 23 – March 1, 2020 | Mexico City, Mexico

Be part of the group of international clowns that together with a group of local clowns and university students clowns will explore performance and clowning as a strategy for caring, with daily visits to hospitals, shelters, mental-health institutions, streets and for the first time also a university campus!

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Morocco Clown Tour


March 24–April 2, 2020 | Casablanca – Marrakech, Morocco

The only criteria for participation in the Morocco Tour is that you come as a clown, with a joyful spirit of compassion, flexibility and interest. Our Morocco clown journey is accompanied by cultural experiences and countrywide excursions. Come Join Us!

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Upcoming Educational Courses!

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


[Re-Writing, Re-Righting] Cassandra

Sep 16 – Dec 7, 2019 | Urbana, IL & Hillsboro, WV

School for Designing a Society, Gesundheit Institute, and Dr. Patch Adams are looking for people from all walks of life who will commit–as first priority—to studying, discussing, & collaborating on the changing climate of our globe. This is a project of focussing.

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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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Upcoming Events!

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


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If you have ever felt positive about this project and agree with us that it should continue, we hope you'll be able to step up and donate some amount to help us keep going. Thank You!