Short-term Finance Solutions Company's Staff Join Movember Madness
Released on: December 01, 2011, 10:23 am
Prolific fund-raisers at the Kent-based financial services
company, Payday Express, aren't ones to turn down a charity challenge– and so, as has become an annual tradition, they're once again fully
embracing this year's Movember national appeal.
The company's male staff are putting their money where their mouths – or rather,
their top lips – are and changing their own looks, as well as the face of men's
health, by boosting awareness and raising money for research into men's health, and
in particular prostate and testicular cancer.
To those taking part, their moustaches are as much a symbol of their commitment to
raising money for charity as the effort put in by anyone who runs or walks for a
Chris Gillard, Business Development Manager for Payday Express, has set up a
Movember Financial team, through which staff can support their colleagues by
pledging donations towards research into cancers affecting men.
Chris said "We already have moustaches – or mos – in a wide variety of colours,
textures and styles around the office, and our female colleagues are being
encouraged to get involved in the fun and support the cause by sporting fakes."
"The company has also offered a prize for the staff member whose mo raises the most".
“Movember is a fantastic charity that puts the spotlight on men’s health in a fun
and innovative way. This fresh approach to fundraising is always lapped up by our
staff - it’s not surprising that this campaign has so much support across the
The Payday Express office walls are adorned with posters publicising the event, so
that no visitor is in any doubt about their dedication to the cause – and of course,
they are encouraged to make a donation before they leave.
NOTES TO EDITORS
About Payday Express
Payday Express is one of the UK’s leading payday advance loans specialists, and it
offers an online service to help employed people across the country get access to no fax payday loans. The company is committed to responsible lending and provides customers
with a discreet, simple and reliable service that will cover their short-term credit
Movember is an annual event, which sees the
sprouting of moustaches on thousands of men's faces in the UK and around the world.
The aim is to raise awareness of men's health issues, and specifically prostate
cancer and other cancers which affect men. £11.7million was raised for these causes
in the UK in 2010, by 112,000 'Mo Bros' and 'Mo Sistas'.
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