Wednesday, 31 October 2012

Movember (Awareness of prostate cancer)

Movember
During November each year, Movember is responsible for the sprouting of moustaches on thousands of men’s faces around the world. The aim of which is to raise vital funds and awareness for men’s health, specifically prostate cancer and male mental health.


The rules of conduct given on the Movember site are:
1- Each mo bro must begin the 1st of Movember with a clean shaven face.
2- For the entire month of November each mo bro must grow and groom a moustache.

3- There is to be no joining of the mo to [one's] sideburns. (That’s considered a beard.)
4- There is to be no joining of the handlebars to [one's] chin. (That’s considered a goatee.)
5- Each mo bro must conduct himself like a true gentleman.

So if you are a guy let your moustache grow and publish a picture :-)



The initiative:

Why am I so passionate about men’s health?
  • 1 in 9 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime
  • This year 20,000 new cases of the disease will be diagnosed
  • 1 in 8 men will experience depression in their lifetime

I’m asking you to support my Movember efforts by making a donation by either:

Funds raised will help make a tangible difference to the lives of others. Through the Movember Foundation and its men’s health partners, the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia and beyondblue: the national depression and anxiety initiative, they are funding world class research, educational and support programs which would otherwise not be possible.

If you’d like to find out more about the type of work you’d be helping to fund by supporting Movember, take a look at the Programs We Fund section on the Movember website: http://au.movember.com/about/funding-overview/

Thank you in advance for supporting my efforts to change the face of men’s health. All donations over $2 are tax deductible.

Please donate at: http://mobro.co/luisapariciofernandes and share this initiative with your friends :-) and of course participate on this initiative!
Luís Aparício Fernandes

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