Make a child's wish come true through Mustaches for Kids

Joseph-Thornley-M4K-091120Once again this year, I’m annoying my wife and providing amusement to many others by growing a mustache. And as I hear people chuckling as I pass by, I take comfort in knowing that it’s all for a good cause – helping make the wish of a sick child come true.

Yes, I’m participating again this year in Mustaches for Kids. During the month of November, I join other men in cities and communities across North America in a desperate plea for your attention. And once we have it, we ask you to make a contribution to a most worthwhile cause – the Make a Wish Foundation.

For years, Make a Wish has been bringing a smile to the face of seriously ill children. And I want to help them do this. And you can help too.

How can you help?

Simply go to the Mustaches for Kids site that I’m registered on and make a contribution.

Make your contribution count double

Here’s a bonus. If you indicate on the M4K Website that you’re making your contribution in support of me, I’ll match your contribution. I’m hoping that people will make a total of $1,000 in contributions associated with my ‘stache. I’ll match all the contributions up to that amount.

So, please open your heart and your wallets. Help make a sick child’s wish come true.

  • I’m confused. Isn’t November Movember — the month for growing your mustache to raise awareness and cash for prostate cancer? Why would there be two causes doing the exact same thing during the exact same month?

    • Rayanne, You’re not alone in being confused. Mustaches for Kids actually predates Movember, dating back to 1999. It’s organized primarily around local groups in cities. In Ottawa, the group meets each week to check the growth of the staches and to encourage everyone to build fundraising momentum throughout the month.

      Movember has been much better at developing a profile through social media and has become much better known that M4K. In fact, people routinely comment on my Movember stache.

      Both M4K and Movember support good causes and help in a significant way. Regardless of whether you want to help sick kids or fund prostate cancer research is not as important as that you do something about it. I hope you’ll contribute to the cause of your choice.

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  • milo

    Movember was started around the world a while ago, with Australia kicking off the first month to raise awareness for prostate cancer.
    i think that’s what’s confusing. it’s not just north america, and the term was used synonymously w/ raising awareness during november for cancer via ‘stache growing.