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Charity Miles

was nominated for a Shorty Award!


We believe that a small group of committed people can change the world. So we made an app for that. #EveryMileMatters

www.charitymiles.org - 15,361 followers

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Nomination in Apps

Campaign Video by Charity Miles

The Shorty Interview with Charity Miles

What will the world be like 10 years from now?

A lot healthier, cleaner, fairer and more peaceful.

Can you name some one-of-a-kind Twitter accounts that you follow?

@su2c, @joinred, @autismspeaks, @feedingamerica, @wwpinc, @dosomething, @pencilsofpromis, @charitywater, @michaeljfoxorg

What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?

run, walk, bike, cure, hunger, cancer, AIDS, Parkinson's, autism, veterans, #EveryMileMatters

Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?

My grandmother-- she'd be hilarious!

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Learn More about Charity Miles

Biography

Gene Gurkoff is the founder of Charity Miles, a free iPhone/Android app that enables people to earn money for charity while walking, running or biking. Gene has personally run 35 marathons and 6 Ironman triathlons to raise money for Parkinson's disease in honor of his grandfather. He also helped found @TeamFox, the grassroots fundraising arm of The Michael J. Fox Foundation which has since raised over $20 million for Parkinson's research.

Recent Nominations

January 9, 2014

I nominate @CharityMiles for a Shorty Award in #apps because "Changing the World is a TEAM sport!"

January 9, 2014

I nominate @CharityMiles for a Shorty Award in #charity because "Changing the World is a TEAM sport!"

January 9, 2014

I nominate @CharityMiles for a Shorty Award in #activism because "Changing the World is a TEAM sport!"

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