Raising funds on behalf of The Movember Foundation, Sealite staff are proudly taking part in a number of challenges during the month of November. From sponsored moustache growing, to 60 kilometer runs and moustache biscuit baking, there’s plenty going on!
Since 2003, the Movember Foundation have created a men’s health movement with over 5 million supporters across the world. Through the moustaches grown and the conversations generated, they have helped fund 1,200 innovative men’s health projects across more than 20 countries focusing on prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention. Awareness and fundraising activities are run year-round by the foundation, with the annual Movember campaign in November being globally recognised for its fun, disruptive approach to fundraising and getting men to take action for their health.
No longer limited to only those who can grow a moustache, the Movember challenge has widened it’s scope by creating two additional ways people can get involved and raise money. ‘Mo-ve’ asks volunteers to commit to walking or running 60 kilometers over the month. That’s 60 kilometers for the 60 men the UK loses to suicide each hour. Three members of Sealite UK staff, Alastair Read, Leigh Bundock and Oliver Curtis, have already signed up to take on the 60 kilometer challenge and are hoping their efforts will contribute to the total reached.
Another way to raise funds is to ‘Host’, or “Get your mates together for a Mo-ment.” The Sealite UK office will be having a get together at the end of November where staff have been challenged to bring in moustache shaped food.
With staff members taking part globally at Sealite offices both in the UK and at the company headquarters in Australia, CEO Chris Procter is proud of the company’s contribution so far;
“It’s is wonderful to see so many Sealite staff members getting behind the challenge and have fun whilst raising funds for a charity doing such great work to improve men’s health.”
To find out about the individuals taking part, the challenges being held or should you wish to donate, please view Sealites’ Movember page here:
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