Movember Foundation

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Movember Foundation
Formation 2004; 14 years ago (2004)
Founders Adam Garone
Travis Garone
Headquarters Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Chairman
John Hughes
Executive Director
Adam Garone
Key people
Shea Emry
Website www.movember.com

The Movember Foundation is a multinational charity that aims to raise awareness of and money for men’s health.[1] It was founded in 2003 in Melbourne, Australia[2] by Adam Garone, Travis Garone, Luke Slattery, and Justin Coghlan,[3] and attained registered charity status in 2006.[4] Its titular and most well known campaign is Movember, which encourages men to grow moustaches during the month of November.

As of 2014, the Movember Foundation has raised over $580m in charitable donations[3] It has funded more than 800 programs,[5] focusing on prostate cancer, testicular cancer, poor mental health, men’s health awareness and healthy lifestyles.[6] It is active in 21 countries and has a global workforce of 130 people.[7]

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  1. ^ Satish, Akhila (December 1, 2014), The Movember Movement for Men's Health, The Huffington Post 
  2. ^ Healthier men, one moustache at a time: Adam Garone at TEDxToronto, Youtube, November 14, 2011 
  3. ^ a b Clohesy, Bernadette (June 20, 2015), Two of us, The Age 
  4. ^ Australian Charity Register, Australian Charities & Not-For-Profits Commission 
  5. ^ Petronzio, Matt (November 7, 2014), Movember has raised more than $500 million since 2004, Mashable 
  6. ^ Lim, Jillian Rose (November 7, 2014), Moustache Money: Where the Movember Donations Go, Men’s Journal 
  7. ^ Marshall, Konrad (October 26, 2014), How Movember conquered the world, and what comes next?, The Sydney Morning Herald 

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