Stop men dying too youngMen are facing a health crisis that isn’t being talked about - They are dying too young, before their time. The MOVEMBER foundation have taken action to tackle men’s health on a global scale. To fund innovative research, for 30 days in November, Mo Bros and Mo Sistas rally to support the cause, get people talking and fundraising for men’s health projects.
There are 3 ways to get involved. Grow a moustache, challenge yourself to get physically active or host an event. Fundraising from all activities, have to date funded more than 1,200 global men’s health projects.
From humble beginnings back in 2003 the Movember movement, has inspired support from over 5 million Mo Bros and Mo Sistas. By 2030 The Movember Foundation aims to reduce the number of men dying prematurely by 25%.
The Knights of Old Group Movember team are growing truckers, regents, connoisseurs and wisps throughout November. You can donate to the team at:
- Albert Einstein had a moustache for over 50 years
- The world’s longest moustache is believed to be a 14ft monster belonging to Ram Singh Chauhan of Rajastan, India, who regularly massages it with mustard and coconut oil to keep it healthy
- In 1967, The Beatles gave away cardboard moustaches with their album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
- Police in a district in India’s Madhya Pradesh state are being paid to grow moustaches because bosses believe it makes them command more respect
- A one-month-old moustache is capable of holding approximately 30ml of liquid or around 10% of a glass of beer before leaking its contents down the face of the owner
- Salvador Dalí published a book dedicated solely to his moustache
- The average human hair grows at a rate of 0.014 inches a day, or about 5 to 6 inches a year
- There are between 10,000 and 20,000 hairs on a man’s face