8
year Mo Bro
Joe D'Eramo Hosting an event for Movember

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Target: $2,000
Joe has raised $8,194 since 2011.
My motivation
Fundraising for cause areas including:
Prostate cancer

My Uncle Dan donated to my Movember campaign last year. A month later, I found out he had prostrate cancer. I told him he was going to be my first fundraising e-mail for next year's campaign to talk about how he beat prostate cancer. I'm not sure how convinced he was. I had no doubt.

He had the surgery, followed doctor's instructions and took care of himself. A few months ago, he reported a PSA of 0.

Men need to know to take care of themselves and, if diagnosed, take action and take care of themselves. Who's your Uncle Dan? This year's fundraising drive is for them.

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Previous year's posts
42 Week(s) Ago
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Gordon Healy
$100

Joe, you are a damn good man.

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$10

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$10

Congratulations - a donation of $10 or more was made to Movember using a Mastercard®, so Mastercard will give $10 to Movember to support men’s health. Mastercard is proud to support Movember. Ts and Cs are here: https://us.movember.com/terms

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Donation from:
Gordon Healy
$100

Joe, you are a damn good man.

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DARRELL DIZOGLIO
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Excuse me for being late Joe. Here's my donation. Darrell DiZoglio

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Excuse me for being late Joe. Here's my donation. Darrell DiZoglio

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Way to go, Joe!

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Way to go, Joe!

Previous year's posts
46 Week(s) Ago

Yes, I know. Still can't see a 'stache. Please give anyway.

47 Week(s) Ago

94 Week(s) Ago

thank you to all who donated to this campaign. We made our goal and then some. Thank you from the bottom of my heart

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97 Week(s) Ago
Hindu Squats and Hindu Pushups 01:00:00

It's November 13. That means I've done 1300 Hindu pushups and 1300 Hindu squats

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98 Week(s) Ago

Thank you to the Toothboss, Dr Richard Wolfert, for his very generous donation

150 Week(s) Ago

The conversation you never thought you would hear

The news of one of your best friends having prostate cancer is not pleasant. Yet having seen my father go through it and survive and thrive, I knew it could be beaten. So, maybe asking my friend to help me move some furniture at my parents’ house wasn’t just to spare myself some heavy lifting. I really wanted to help lift his spirits. And then the conversation happened…

It started with some of the basics: what to expect; a timeline of recovery, etc. And then it got a little weird. Without divulging personal details about the most personal of things, the conversation centered on the male body part.

So, there we are, in the living room and my friend and my father are talking about their…I just can’t say it.

But this is Movember, the time of year I grow a mustache to help raise funds/awareness for prostate and testicular cancer as well as other men’s health issues and suicide prevention. Since a portion of Movember proceeds help men to get the counseling needed to overcome issues related to these cancers, I thought the conversation was relevant because of one simple factor:

Men don’t ask for help.

Help isn’t always somebody carrying the load for you. It’s not about performing surgery to fix things. Help can simply be a kind and sympathetic ear from a friend or, if possible, somebody who’s been down the same path.

I’ve written and spoken many times about how proud I am of my father. His resiliency borders on the miraculous. It was a privilege to share him with my friend, whose father had passed a while back. I’m pretty sure the conversation helped. But it led to another conversation by phone on the ride home…

“Did your father really say…”

Again, I can’t put it in writing. But I think you get it.

If you would like to help raise funds and awareness for prostate and testicular cancer, as well as other men’s health issue, please go to my Movember site. No donation is too small or too large.

As for my friend, his doctors are still figuring his next move. He, too, is growing a mustache this Movember. More importantly, he’s part of the conversation now.

If you would like more men to get the help they need when dealing with prostate cancer, please donate to Movember this month. Here’s the link to my Mo Space.

151 Week(s) Ago

It's Mo time and the Joe-tee has got to go.

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