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230 adults 104 kids FROM 35 cities 24 states 16 countries TOLD BY 65 comedians 7 celebrities 2 musicians 1 athlete 7 animals
 

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STORY - For the past three years, my son Miles has been fighting brain cancer. While in the hospital, I asked his schoolmates, doctors, comedians, celebrities and total strangers to tape a joke for him to watch.

Now, as he’s facing a third recurrence, I'm on a quest to get 5,000 people to tape a quick joke or well-wish, to show him he’s not alone in his fight against cancer.

Do you have a joke? CLICK HERE to show Miles you're in his corner.

NO SMALL PLANS - As we attempt to get 5,000 people to tell Miles a joke, we hope to create awareness worldwide and inspire people to go out of their way to tell a joke to someone facing a serious illness. We will soon be reaching out to other kids like Miles.

DOCUMENTARY - Soon, Miles will be visiting National Parks to photograph them. We hope to rally 5,000 jokes before we hit the Redwoods! We will be documenting this journey and Miles’ story of facing adversity with humor. To learn more and how you can support our efforts, CLICK HERE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TELL A JOKE to Miles and invite your friends and family to do the same. Then, tell a joke to someone else fighting cancer.

CONTRIBUTION – Please help us document Miles' inspiring story and our cause, by making a contribution to our IndieGoGo film campaign. Your donation is tax deductable as we are fiscally sponsored by Fractured Atlas.

In addition to helping produce a film that will create awareness, your donation provides us the necessary resources to launch our foundation, grow our website and nominate other children like Miles.

MERCHANDISE – Many items are available as perks for supporting our documentary. Please visit our campaign on IndieGoGo. Also, t shirts and Miles' photographs will be available soon for purchase.

SPONSORSHIP – We can provide sponsorship opportunities for those companies interested in helping us and/or being a part of our film. Please email us at Contact[at]Jokes4Miles.com with any interest and ideas.

SUPPORT OUR FRIENDS by visiting our ABOUT & LINKS section. If you know someone who has been diagnosed with cancer, please refer them to Imerman Angels, an outstanding organization that aligns cancer patients with survivors who share the same diagnosis.

Jokes4Miles is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non profit arts service organization. Contributions for the purposes of Jokes4Miles must be made payable to Fractured Atlas or through our IndieGoGo campaign and are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

Email us at Contact[at]Jokes4Miles.com with any inquiries.

Collecting and posting 5,000 jokes takes a lot of work. Below is a list of areas where we can always use a helping hand. If you're interested in joining our team as we reach out to other children, email us at Contact[at]Jokes4Miles.com

WEBMASTERS - Basic HTML to back end mechanics. Manage, edit and upload joke submissions and counters.

GRAPHIC ARTISTS - Develop our identity through art direction. Print and web layouts. Promotional item design for marketing materials and posters.

SOCIAL MEDIA & MARKETER - Design and execute grass roots campaigns to generate 5,000 jokes, create mission awareness and publicize documentary.

PRODUCTION - Producers, directors, videographers, sound crew, and PAs to tape jokes, celebrities, interviews, and to film documentary.

EDITORS & POST PRODUCTION - Edit submissions, upload jokes. Post-work on film. Media management. We use Final Cut Pro 7. Those with animation, title and After Effects experience especially needed.

PUBLICITY - Rollout and execution of our local, national, international campaigns for joke submissions. Coverage of our story and mission.

WRITERS - Writing copy, press releases. Be instrumental in the forming of a vision, the direction for the documentary, and shaping our voice.

ADMINISTRATION - Answering phones, correspondence with donors, Contact with joke submitters. Coordinating filming logistics.

EVENTS - Operate cameras, tape jokes. Spread the word at live events.