South East builders merchants going tache-tastic this Movember
Published: 19 October, 2012
CHICHESTER: This November staff from Covers Timber & Builders Merchants are going Movember mad and donating their top lips to help raise awareness and funds for men’s health issues. But, they also looking for their customers to join them and are calling out for others to grow a stylish and well kept moustache for the 30 days of November.
Having originally started in Australia, the annual Movember charity campaign is now supported by over 1.1 million people worldwide, all pledging to forsake shaving for the month. The money raised by the UK participants all goes towards funding programmes directed by Movember and their partners Prostate Cancer UK and the Institute of Cancer Research
Covers will be holding a launch event on Thursday 1 November at their branch in Chichester when men can come down to the Covers branch on Quarry Lane and pledge their allegiance to the top lip tickler. On the day, those signing up will be given a welcome goody bag which includes free goodies and a fundraising kit.
All those attending the launch and those unable to make it can sign up and join the Covers Movember team – Covers Mo Bros – at www.covers.biz. By signing up, not only will the tache lovers be joining a team of like minded folk, but their family, friends and colleagues will also be able to sponsor them directly and leave them words of encouragement.
Henry Green, commercial manager at Covers commented: “We hope Movember will be great fun, but it also supports a fantastic cause and we hope that many local men will join our team to raise as much money as possible.”