BOSTON, MA – The Boston Bruins announced today, October 30, that Matt Bartkowski, Patrice Bergeron, Gregory Campbell, Dougie Hamilton, Chris Kelly, David Krejci, Milan Lucic, Brad Marchand, Daniel Paille, and Shawn Thornton will participate in the Movember movement by growing and maintaining moustaches during the month of November in order to raise funds and awareness for men’s health.
To kick off their month-long participation in Movember the players will get a clean shave, provided by Gillette, on Thursday, October 31 at TD Garden after their game against the Anaheim Ducks. Gillette will donate $1,000 to each of the player’s Movember pages to jumpstart their fundraising. Fans can get involved by donating to their favorite player’s Movember page or by starting their own at bostonbruins.com/movember. Bruins prizes will be awarded weekly to the fan with the best Mo.
WHAT: Movember Shave Down Presented by Gillette
WHEN: After the Boston Bruins vs. Anaheim Ducks game on Thursday, October 31, 2013
WHO: Matt Bartkowski, Patrice Bergeron, Gregory Campbell, Dougie Hamilton, Chris Kelly, David Krejci, Milan Lucic, Brad Marchand, Daniel Paille, and Shawn Thornton
For over 110 years, Gillette has delivered the best a man can get - making the lives of over 800 million men around the world better, and more comfortable, through grooming innovation. Demonstrating precision technology and unrivaled product performance, Gillette provides solutions for all of men's grooming needs. From shaving and body grooming, to skin care and sweat protection, Gillette offers a wide variety of products including razors, shave prep (gels, foams and creams), skin care, after shaves, antiperspirants, deodorants and body wash. For more information and the latest news on Gillette, visit www.gillette.com, http://www.facebook.com/gillette and follow Gillette on Twitter at @Gillette.
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Movember aims to forever change the face of men's health through the power of the moustache, by raising vital awareness and funds for men's health issues to combat prostate and testicular cancer and mental health challenges. Globally, our programs are focused on awareness and education, living with and beyond cancer, staying mentally healthy, living with and beyond mental illness and research to achieve our vision of an everlasting impact on the face of men's health. Since 2003, 3 million participants have raised over $446MM for the cause, funding over 570 programs globally, with official Movember campaigns taking place in 21 countries. Movember is fully accredited by the Better Business Bureau, and for the past two years, has been named a Top 100 best NGO by The Global Journal. Movember is a registered 501(c)(3) charity. For more information please visit Movember.com.