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Movember

Movember: Donate for men's health.

Giving thanks, giving mo.

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With 5 days to go in Movember, I'm bothering you for nearly-the-last-time about donating to help the fight against testicular- and prostate cancer.

Movember and the Power of Community

November has come to a close. For most people, this means the cold edge of winter taking hold and the start of the holiday season, but for almost half a million men around the world, it means finally shaving off ridiculous moustaches we've been cultivating for the past month and celebrating a remarkable $56 Million raised for a great cause. Sound bizarre? Welcome to Movember.

The official Movember web site describes the charity event better than I can;

Acquia Raises More Than $17,500 for the Movember Foundation

Acquia employees join forces to help fight men’s cancers

Woburn, MA – December 1, 2010 – Acquia, the company accelerating the adoption of open source social publishing, today announced, it has raised more than $17,500 for the Movember Foundation. At release time Acquia’s team Fu ManDrupal’s is ranked number 32 nationally of more than 100 teams. The funds raised through Movember’s US campaign benefit the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) and LIVESTRONG, the Lance Armstrong Foundation.