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Will Holman
(952) 979-5862
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"Little Book – Big Laughs Joke Book” includes more than 600 jokes written by children
Book is available at; proceeds will help fund medical grants for children
MINNETONKA, Minn. (April 1, 2014) – The UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation (UHCCF) has
launched its new “Little Book – Big Laughs Joke Book” to help bring giggles and grins to children young and
The book includes more than 600 jokes submitted by kids, for kids. Jokes include popular and original jokes,
funny one-liners, knock-knock jokes and silly tongue-twisters.
Wanna hear a pizza joke?
Never mind, it’s too cheesy
Why do sharks swim in salt water?
Because pepper water makes them sneeze
The book is ideal for children ages 4 to12, but can be enjoyed by people of all ages.
“Little Book – Big Laughs Joke Book” is available at for $5.99.
Proceeds from the book will fund future UHCCF grants that help families pay for children’s medical expenses
not covered, or not fully covered, by a commercial health insurance plan. Since its founding in 1999, UHCCF
has funded more than 6,500 medical grants totaling more than $20 million.
“We are grateful for the overwhelming and enthusiastic response from families and children across the country
who submitted jokes for this book. At the heart of the book is our desire to create an uplifting, boredom-busting
read to inspire any reader, whether in a hospital or waiting room, or on a long car ride. The book’s proceeds will
help provide child medical grants to families in need,” said UHCCF President Matt Peterson.
For more information about UHCCF, visit
UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation
The UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation (UHCCF) is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that provides
medical grants to help children gain access to health-related services not covered, or not fully covered, by their
parents’ commercial health insurance plan. Families can receive up to $5,000 annually per child ($10,000
lifetime maximum per child), and do not need to have insurance through UnitedHealthcare to be eligible.
UHCCF was founded in 1999. Since 2007, UHCCF has awarded more than 6,500 grants valued at over $20M to
children and their families across the United States. UHCCF’s funding is provided by contributions from
individuals, corporations and UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) employees. To apply, donate or learn more,
please visit