RUDY’S PARTNERS WITH THE MOVEMBER FOUNDATION TO RAISE AWARENESS FOR MEN’S HEALTH
Seattle, WA. (October 25, 2016) – Rudy’s, a national lifestyle brand with barbershops and products, proudly announces its official partnership with the Movember Foundation. The brand, which first opened its doors 23 years ago and led the modern barbershop renaissance, will serve as official Shave Off locations to kick-off Movember.
On October 31 and November 1 from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., visit one of the six participating Rudy’s Barbershop locations hosting a Shave Off. Movember supporters will receive a free moustache or beard trim (valued at $10-$15) when you donate $5 and a straight razor shave (valued at $40-$50) when you donate $10, with all the revenue generated going directly to the Movember Foundation. Locations include:
• Studio City- 12238 Ventura Boulevard #A, Studio City, CA, 91604
• Santa Monica- 3101 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405
• New York City- 14 W. 29th Street, New York, NY 10001
• Portland (Pearl District)- 212 NW 13th Avenue, Portland, OR 92709
• Seattle (Pioneer Square)- 109 1st Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104
• Seattle (Phinney Avenue)- 6415 Phinney Avenue N, Seattle, WA 98103
“Giving back to the communities we’re a part of is central to what we care about at Rudy’s, and we are proud to be partnering with the Movember Foundation,” said Brendon Lynch, CEO of Rudy’s. “There is no other organization that brings such great awareness and visibility to men’s health issues, and we look forward to supporting this important cause through our Shave Off events.”
Since 1993, Rudy’s has expanded on the traditional notion of the barbershop and has been a beacon of celebrating individuality and self-expression. The brand now has locations spread across Washington, Oregon, California, and New York. Rudy’s is built on the idea that a barbershop should be a gathering place with purpose and provide a cross-generational community center that buzzes with creative energy.
The Movember Foundation is the only global charity solely focused on men’s health that raises funds and awareness for prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention.
For additional information, please visit www.rudysbarbershop.com.
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Since 1993, Rudy’s Barbershop has provided quality cuts and superior products for everybody. Rudy’s shops are known for their unique culture and ability to blend art, music, and a sense of community into the haircutting experience. Each of Rudy’s Barbershop’s 21 locations – across Washington, California, Oregon, and New York– reflects the values of the community it serves and offers a finely curated selection of quality grooming products, including Rudy’s own brand of shower and styling essentials. For more information and a complete list of shop locations, visit RudysBarbershop.com.
The Movember Foundation is the only charity tackling men’s health on a global scale, year round. We run awareness and fundraising activities, with the annual Movember campaign in November being globally recognized for its fun, disruptive approach to getting men to take action for their health. During Movember, men and women around the world raise funds by growing or supporting a moustache, getting physically active, or by hosting or an event. Not only do these commitments raise vital funds, they also generate powerful and often life-changing conversations. Millions have joined the movement, raising $710M to help us fund more than 1,200 men’s health projects focusing on prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention.
We have one goal: to stop men dying too young.
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