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Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by NickM, 28th Oct, 2008.

  1. NickM

    NickM Co-founder Staff Member

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    Hi All,

    During Movember (the month formerly known as November) I'm growing a Mo. That's right I'm 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 you can either:

    1. Click this link https://www.movember.com/au/donate
    and donate online using your credit card or PayPal account, or

    2. Write a cheque payable to ‘Movember Foundation', referencing my Registration Number 1391006 and mailing it to:

    Movember Foundation
    PO Box 292
    Prahran VIC 3181

    Remember, all donations over $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....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
    Nick.

    More information is available at Movember - Growing Moustaches in November

    WHILST OUR FOCUS IS ON THE MARKETS AND OUR FINANCES, OUR HEALTH IS STILL THE HIGHEST PRIORITY

    PHOTO UPDATES WILL BE AVAILABLE DURING THE MONTH !
     
  2. Billv

    Billv Getting there

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    Nick

    ok I am in, you can start growing it.

    Are you going to upload before and after shots?

    Cheers
     
  3. NickM

    NickM Co-founder Staff Member

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    Thanks Bill

    the before shot is currently on my website (not much has changed)

    we are aiming to do weekly photo shoots to show the progress.

    i will try to post updates on the movember website.

    Thanks for your prompt donation. ( i was trying to work out who it was !)

    cheers
    Nick
     
  4. Billv

    Billv Getting there

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    yeah I don't muck around...:D
    Have you decided what type of mo you'll grow?

    cheers
     
  5. NickM

    NickM Co-founder Staff Member

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    cant give away too much !
     
  6. Billv

    Billv Getting there

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    the mexican style would probably suit you
    horse shoe shape
     
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    Update please
     
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    NickM Co-founder Staff Member

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    Billv Getting there

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