Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) December 18, 2013
Foundation Financial Group announced that as part of its Men’s Health Initiative, FFG employees across the nation participated in the Movember and No Shave November movements. Both organizations offer people an opportunity to promote men’s health and raise awareness for cancer through hair growth.
“Team FFG put forth personal effort to help create awareness for men's health issues, and I sincerely appreciate everyone who participated here in Raleigh and across the country,” said FFG’s Raleigh Event Coordinator, Stephen Le Gost.
The mission of Movember is to promote awareness for men’s health, with emphasis on testicular and prostate cancer. Since its creation in 2003, Movember has inspired and recruited more than 3.9 million supporters worldwide. Mo Bros (male participants) register on the Movember website, shave their faces, and grow a Mo (mustache) throughout November. Mo Bros ask friends and family to donate to the cause.
While most employees participated individually or in pairs, participants from FFG’s Savannah Regional Sales Center registered as The Financial Mustache Package for Movember. Social media sites like Facebook and Twitter were instrumental in fundraising efforts. Donations from friends, family, clients, and colleagues helped Foundation Financial Group make its Men’s Health Initiative a success.
“I grow an awesome mustache to support the cause,” said John Sanders, who lives in Dayton. “Did you know that half of the men in the United States will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lives? That’s a statistic that cannot be ignored.”
John Shelby, FFG’s Atlanta event coordinator and a former Mo Bro, said he switche
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