Grow a Mo & Raise Funds This Movember

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Hi Huneybees,

It's November and it's time to "Shave It Off" (*cues Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off") as Movember kicks in. Movember is an annual month-long charity initiative in November that encourages men to grow a moustache (Mo) to create conversation and raise both awareness and funds in support of often-neglected men’s health issues, such as prostate and testicular cancer.

To kickstart the campaign, Singapore's favourite footballing sons - Fandi Ahmad and Nazri Nasir teamed up with Gillette at Robinsons The Heeren for the "Big Shave-In".

These 2 footballing icons treated their fans to a rare sight as they took part in a live shave-in. A life-sized artistic portrait of Fandi was concurrently shaved to lead and motivate new registrants in a big way to do their part for Movember.

Movember began in 2003, when brothers Adam and Travis Garone and friend Luke Slattery decided to bring the moustache back into fashion for a month. They convinced 30 friends to grow a Mo for the 30 days of Movember, formerly known as November.

Surprised by the amount of fun they had and the many conversations created by their Mo’s,
Adam, Travis, Luke, and JC Coghlan (one of the 30 friends) came together to make their Mogrowing an annual, official charitable endeavor for prostate cancer. Inspired by what the women in their lives were doing for breast cancer, Adam, Travis, Luke, and JC felt that the moustache was the perfect hairy ribbon for men’s health.

From there, Movember has grown into the world’s largest non-government funder of prostate cancer research, with official campaigns in 21 countries including Australia, New Zealand, USA, Canada, UK, South Africa, Ireland, Finland, Netherlands, Spain, Denmark, Norway, Belgium, Czech Republic and now Singapore and Hong Kong. To date, over 1.13 million Mo Bos and Mo Sistas have raised $166,355,200 to change the face of men’s health.

You guys should also join in the shave-in and it's not too long to start growing a Mo while raising funds over the course of thirty days. The funds raised in Singapore goes towards the Singapore Cancer Society, in the areas of awareness and education, survivorship, research and health aid for men living with prostate cancer. To-date, Movember has raised over $166 million in funds to support prostate cancer research and men’s health programmes globally. So, let's start growing!

In its third year, the Movember campaign finds its roots in all things Singaporean, celebrating the spirit of familiarity and national identity through a movement run by locals, for locals.

Register for Movember Singapore at or follow

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