As many of you are aware, (or may have noticed by a recent increase in stylish mustaches) November is Movember month. Movember is a creative effort to bring attention to men’s health in a hairy but fun kind-of-way. This effort calls on men to sport mustaches in an effort to increase awareness of prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health. With the Movember initiative tremendous efforts have been made to increase awareness of these terrible diseases and challenging health conditions and that’s pretty awesome – no? Please click the banner below or on the sidebar to the right to donate directly to the cause.
Every little bit helps and if you’re interested in other ways to raise funds you can host a party or even start or join a “mo-team”). W and his group at work always have a great time with their Movember team and even do a themed photo shoot at the end of the month to celebrate their efforts. To donate to W’s team, the Mo-Hemoths click here.
Well, sporting a -stache sounds like fun, but what if you can’t ? Then you can become a “mo-sista” like me! Here’s a blurb right from the Movember site about this opportunity:
“A Mo Sista is a woman who supports the power of the Mo, essentially doing everything a Mo Bro does, except without the Mo. She is dedicated to supporting the Mo Bros in her life throughout their moustache-growing journey. At Movember we acknowledge the Mo Sistahood and celebrate their role as men’s health advocates.
It’s no exaggeration to say that without Mo Sistas, Movember would never have achieved the success it has to date. Mo Sistas also have an important role in helping men to break down barriers and talk about their health. Women are traditionally more comfortable when it comes to talking about these matters, so they can be great facilitators in supporting the Mo Bros in their life to share their personal journeys with each other, or a health care professional.
Happy Movember all!