Reason Behind No-Shave November? Reason Behind No-Shave November?
Do you know the real story behind ‘No Shave November’? We didnt know until we did some digging. Most probably you dont know it... Reason Behind No-Shave November?

Do you know the real story behind ‘No Shave November’? We didnt know until we did some digging. Most probably you dont know it either. Most people follow the trend thinking its just a trend that follows every November.

No Shave November 2016

Origin of this noble cause.

With this intention, the two friends started the foundation with the idea that guys all across the country drop their razors for an entire month until December 1st rolls around and donate the money the they would normally use to get a haircut or groom their facial hair. The money would go to cancer research charities to raise awareness for different kinds of cancer including prostate cancer. By 2015, the Movember Foundation had raised more than $710 million and expanded its reach into 21 countries

The No Shave November Team - Thomas, Abbey, Andrew, Christine, Theresa, Caitlin, Aaron, Monica, Nicholas, and Rebecca Hill

Inspired by the success of the foundation in Australia, the Hill family from Chicago started a ‘No-Shave November’ in 2009 . It was a project that held special meaning to the eight Hill children after their father, Matthew Hill, passed away from colon cancer in November 2007.

Meaning of “No Shave November”?

This is when guys all across the country drop their razors for an entire month until December 1st rolls around and donate the money you normally would use to get a haircut or groom your facial hair to cancer research charities to raise awareness for different kinds of cancer including prostate cancer.

People might not know the heartwarming reason behind this trend. It has lost its meaning and significance often gets lost among all of the jokes, hashtags and hype.

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