Posted on 2 November 2010
Why does raising money for charity so often involve subjecting yourself to some sort of physical hardship? What if, hand on heart, you know you will never run 26.2 miles dressed as a kipper?
Thankfully, there is a less painful and far more stylish way of making a difference. Beginning 1 November, students of the University of Wales Institute Cardiff (UWIC) will be participating in Movember; a month-long charity event to raise money and awareness for men’s health issues without participants having to do anything more than engage in a bit of basic grooming.The concept is simple: to take part in Movember, students will have to grow a moustache for the whole of November 2010, with the main aim being to raise money and promote awareness for the number one cancer affecting men – prostate cancer. The campaign will kick off 1 November (12.00pm) with a ‘Movember Starter Shave’ event, where all students and staff alike are encouraged to come along to receive a clean shave at the Students’ Union bar (Cyncoed Campus) before embarking on 30 days of moustache growing......(click here to read more)