A leading global men's health advocacy organization has launched an interactive online tool to give people the confidence to have difficult discussions with friends, family members and colleagues who may be struggling with a critical life issue. Movember Conversations offers practical guidance on talking to those hurting because of job loss, social isolation and family pressure. Using multiple choice questions, the program guides the user through typical scenarios, teaching conversational prompts and responses that help to open a conversation and keep it flowing meaningfully. It uses … [Read more...]
Time to sprout those November mustaches, men! City Dads Group is once again asking its members to grow November mustaches to support The Movember Foundation, a leading global organization dedicated to bringing awareness to serious health concerns for men such as testicular cancer, prostate cancer, mental health and suicide. The month-long campaign challenges dudes (and those who love them) to grow mustaches or exercise during the month to spark conversation and raise funds for research for things such as cures and treatments for cancer and improvement suicide prevention efforts. Since … [Read more...]
Toss your razor and shaving cream, gents -- Movember 2018 is here. November is “Movember” -- "mo" being short for mustache. This is the month when men all over the world let their upper lips get fuzzy for the sake of bringing awareness to men's health issues. As it has done for the past several years, members of City Dads Group join three other father-friendly organizations to sprout whiskers under our noses to support the The Movember Foundation in its mission to promote awareness and raise money for men’s health issues such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer and suicide … [Read more...]
Is your upper lip feeling fuzzy? It should because it's mustache growing time -- it's Movember 2017! “Movember,” aka the month of November, is when City Dads Group joins three other fatherhood friendly organizations in putting down our razors in effort to sprout a living awareness ribbon under our noses to promote the cause of improving men’s health. The Movember Foundation is a leading global organization committed to literally and figuratively changing the face of men’s health. It challenges men to grow mustaches (or, for the facial hair challenged -- exercise daily) during the month … [Read more...]
The Movember Foundation has funded more than 1,200 men’s health projects around the world with the help of more than 5 million "Mo Bros" growing mustaches and "Mo Sistas" supporting them in raising money and awareness every November since 2003.
In our latest Modern Dads Podcast, we talk with Movember Foundation Director of Development J.J. Owens about why this annual campaign is so important. Our conversation delves into how Movember donations are used, and the research and development being done that is saving lives in the areas of prostate … [Read more...]