More than £480 raised as Fen staff and pupils grow out their facial hair for ‘Movember’

06 December, 2019 - 11:18
Before and after! Staff and students at Wisbech Grammar School grew out their facial hair for Movember. Picture: Supplied/WGS

Before and after! Staff and students at Wisbech Grammar School grew out their facial hair for Movember. Picture: Supplied/WGS

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Staff and students raised more than £480 for charity as they grew out their facial hair for ‘Movember’.

Before. Staff and students at Wisbech Grammar School grew out their facial hair for Movember. Picture: Supplied/WGSBefore. Staff and students at Wisbech Grammar School grew out their facial hair for Movember. Picture: Supplied/WGS

Sixth form pupils and teachers from Wisbech Grammar School have committed to 60km of movement and grown out moustaches in aid of the men's health charity.

Movember works with a number of organisations to raise awareness and funds for issues such as prostate and testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention.

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With £480 being raised so far, money is still coming in from sponsorship.

After. Staff and students at Wisbech Grammar School grew out their facial hair for Movember. Picture: Supplied/WGSAfter. Staff and students at Wisbech Grammar School grew out their facial hair for Movember. Picture: Supplied/WGS

Kate Taylor, head of sixth form, said: "I am incredibly proud of the pupils and staff who have supported Movember this year.

"It is important to challenge the status quo and to de-stigmatise male mental health issues.

"Our donations will help men all over the world live happier, healthier and longer lives.

"Many thanks to everyone who has sponsored us."

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