This December, the manly art of maintaining a beard could help save the life of someone you know. Beard up and help us battle cancer before it begins and raise awareness with Decembeard.
Decembeard - What is it?
Celebrating its fifth year down under, Decembeard Australia is an annual campaign of the charitable organisation Bowel Cancer Australia, dedicated to making a lasting impact on the future of men's health by raise awareness of bowel cancer, and helping further the discussion around Australia second largest cancer killer.
Originally the brain-child of the UK charitable organisation, Beating Bowel Cancer, Decembeard asks the men of Australia to put down their razors and grow a beard to help raise awareness and funds to prevent, diagnose and fight bowel cancer in Australia.
How to Help?
Whether bearded or not, man or woman, there are many ways to you can chip in, and lend a helping hand to this noble cause.
The Bearded Battler
Bowel cancer is a serious health issue, which as men, we know can be hard to talk about. Growing a beard, whether wispy or wild, can be a great way to spark up a conversation and inspire people to get involved in the fight against cancer.
Begin your bearded journey and create your profile here
The Helping Hand
If stubble rubs you the wrong way and getting beardy isn't your thing, you can still contribute to this cause with by sponsoring one of the bearded battlers. Your contributions will help to fund essential services to support the patients and families affected by this disease. Your donation will also contribute to the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research of bowel cancer, which you can learn more about here.
So shelf your razors, stow your clippers and show Australia how a little bit of hair can help prevent stop cancer at its root. Learn more about Decembeard or how to prevent the spread of this cancer with Bowel Cancer Australia.