So this time last year my boss at work approached me to ask if I wanted to get involved with their Movember team. I had no idea what it was all about and read up on it and found out that it was raising money for men's health issues such as prostate cancer and depression, and all you had to do was grow some facial hair (the mo) for the month of November. So I decided to give it a go, and the result was this:

This year, after staunch opposition from friends, relatives, workmates, randoms on the street, randoms on Facebook, and especially my boyfriend, I have decided that I will accept sponsorship to NOT grow a mo for Movember. So if you would like to see me avoid this horrendous patch of facial hair growth on my face, then the details to sponsor me are below. Also below are links and details of what Movember is all about.

During Movember (the month formerly known as November) I'm (avoiding) growing a Mo. That's right I'm (avoiding) bringing the Mo back because I'm passionate about tackling men's health issues and being proactive in the fight against men's depression and prostate cancer.

To donate to my Mo (avoiding) you can either:

  1. Click this link and donate online using your credit card or PayPal account, or
  2. Write a cheque payable to ‘Movember Foundation', referencing my Registration Number 1493391 and mailing it to:

Movember Foundation
PO Box 292
Prahran VIC 3181

Remember, all donations over AU$2 are tax deductible.

The money raised by Movember is used to raise awareness of men's health issues and donated to the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia and beyondblue - the national depression initiative. The PCFA and beyondblue will use the funds to fund research and increase support networks for those men who suffer from prostate cancer and depression.

Did you know:

  • Depression affects 1 in 6 men in Australia....most don't seek help. Untreated depression is a leading risk factor for suicide.
  • Last year in Australia 18,700 men were diagnosed with prostate cancer and more than 2,900 died of prostate cancer - equivalent to the number of women who will die from breast cancer annually.

Thanks for your support

More information is available at

Movember is proudly grown by Holden and Schick.

Movember is proud partners with the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia and beyondblue - the national depression initiative.

Movember - Changing the Face of a Men's Health

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