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10.30.20 MOVEMBER KICKS OFF THEIR 2020 CAMPAIGN: The most important Mo you will ever grow
The leading global leading men’s health organization, Movember, is reminding everyone that in 2020, this will be the most important Mo (moustache) you will ever grow. In what has been a tougher year than most, the charity is calling on our community to unite and shave down on October 30th, to raise funds that will stop men dying too young. Now in its 13th year in the US, the annual moustache growing campaign encourages ‘Mo Bros’ and ‘Mo Sisters’ across the country, to rally in support of Movember’s cause areas; men’s mental health and suicide prevention, prostate cancer and testicular cancer. 

10.28.20 Movember Is Good For You - Men who take part in Movember report better mental health and wellbeing
Men who take part in Movember’s annual fundraising campaign are more likely to report better mental health and wellbeing than the general male population, new research shows. A study released today shows that Movember supporters – known as Mo Bros – score more highly than the general male population across a range of mental wellbeing indicators, including having lower levels of negative mental wellbeing and higher levels of eudaimonic wellbeing (living a life with purpose). 

10.21.20 Leading Men’s Health Charity, Movember Receives Support From Corporate Partners In Raising Funds And Awareness For Men’s Health  
Bluestone Lane, Ballsy, SELF/ish, Mastercard, Maglite and Others Join Movember in Changing the Face of Men’s Health. 
As Movember heads into their busiest fundraising moment of the year, the leading global men’s health charity, announced their top corporate partners for 2020. Since inception, Movember has proudly welcomed more than five million supporters and has funded more than 1,250 innovative men’s health projects across 20 countries in prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention. None of this would be possible without corporate partners who support Movember’s work. 

09.23.20 Movember and The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride announce grants program supporting First Responders
Leading men’s health charity Movember, in partnership with The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride (DGR) has today announced multi-country grantsfunding for mental health programs that improve support for First Responders. An initial investment of $4.35M is being earmarked over the next two years to support First Responder initiatives in the US, New Zealand, Ireland and the U,K. as well as Veteran and First Responder initiatives in Australia and Canada. This includes an allocation of $343,000 over two years for a First Responder program in the US.

09.14.20 Movember Extends Funding For Making Connections Initiative Into 2022 continuing Its Commitment To Mental Health Programs ​
Movember, the leading men’s health charity, has announced it will extend funding for five of the Making Connections program sites. The Making Connections initiative aims to improve the mental health and wellbeing of Men and Boys of Color and Veterans in the US. Originally developed and coordinated by Prevention Institute, the Movember-funded Making Connections work leverages  the power of social connections to develop and implement actionable, community-level prevention plans to improve mental health across the country.  As mental health challenges continue to increase nation-wide, Movember is committed to finding ways to help improve the lives of men and their families. Making Connections takes a community approach to building coalitions that focus on the role that social, economic, and environmental factors play in shaping mental health and wellbeing for men and boys. This is designed to reduce the incidence and severity of mental health challenges by taking on issues like community safety, stable and affordable housing, access to educational and economic opportunities, and social connection—all of which are foundational to mental health and wellbeing. 

06.29.20 Forward Momentum Coalition Launched to Increase Representation in Research and Develop New Digital Resources for Men with Prostate Cancer 
BlackDoctor.org, Evidation Health, Movember, and Myovant Sciences (NYSE:MYOV) today announced the launch of Forward Momentum, a cross-sector coalition working on innovative projects to increase representation in research and develop new digital resources for men with prostate cancer. In the U.S., prostate cancer is the second most prevalent form of cancer in men and the second leading cause of death due to cancer in men. There are more than 3 million men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer in the U.S .and more than 33,000 deaths are expected in 2020, with Black men twice as likely to die from the disease. Despite significant progress in the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer, Forward Momentum believes that cross-sectorwork is needed to improvequality of life and reduce stigma for men with prostate cancer, while also better understanding and addressin gracial disparities in the disease, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

01.28.20 Jacksonville’s Gardner Minshew Voted Snickers® ‘Hungriest Player Of The Year’
As the ‘Hungriest Player of the Year,’ Minshew was awarded the one-of-a-kind SNICKERS chain that isvalued at over $75,000. He plans to donate the chain to Movember, who will work to raffle it during the off-season to generate proceeds in support of men’s health initiatives.