Since I first heard about Movember a few years ago I have felt duty-bound to take part – and guilty that I never quite found the nerve. Well, this year is the year!
The Movember Effect: Awareness & Education, Survivorship, Research
The funds raised in the UK support the number one and two male specific cancers – prostate and testicular cancer. The funds raised are directed to programmes run directly by Movember and our men’s health partners, The Prostate Cancer Charity and the Institute of Cancer Research. Together, these channels work together to ensure that Movember funds are supporting a broad range of innovative, world-class programmes in line with our strategic goals in the areas of awareness and education, survivorship and research.
The official rules of Movember:
You can learn more about Movember here.
I may have bent rule #4 slightly at the start of the month, but my mo is growing strong now! Visit my profile, where you can see in-progress pics, and donate to me or my Movember team:
My moustache inspiration comes from one of my musical heroes, Frank Zappa, whose moustache was truly legendary:
If mine comes anywhere close to his splendour I will be delighted.
See the moustachioed man himself in action: