Movember started in Melbourne, Australia in 2003 with 30 “Mo Bros.” Since then, the movement has made its way around the world, raising millions of dollars while ending stigma and supporting men’s health initiatives. The organization has helped fund over 1200 different projects. We love the Movember values, which include being a change agent, being innovative and developing a community around the cause. Over 5 million Mo Bros and Mo Sistas participated in 2015 . They went 30 to 5 million real quick!
Let’s up it this year.
We want you to participate in Movember. In fact, so much so, we’re gonna pay up.
So how does the money go from us to Movember? Well, that’s where you come in.
The Movember Open
Here’s how it’s done:
- Download the OpenSports app and join or create a game or activity. Not about that life? Find a workout partner in your area. Find someone to do yoga with. Basically, all you have to do is meet up with somebody(s) for a match, game or other activity. #GrownUpPlayDate
- Help spread the word. We have created some posts to help you share the Movember movement with your friends and family. Just post the image and suggested text to your own social media pages:
Suggested posts for your social media pages:
On Twitter: Support @MovemberCA with @OpenSportsCA! Find out how here: https://medium.com/@OpenSportsCA/the-movember-open-play-for-your-health-play-for-mens-health-9a670b2c3b32#.veyz7jo7v #JoinTheMovemberGame #Movember2016
Want to support @MovemberCA? Join a game on our app and we’ll donate $1 to Movember. #JoinTheMovemberGame #Movember2016
On Facebook: The OpenSports Movember Open wants you to play for your health and to play for men’s health. Join in any event listed on the OpenSports app, or host your own. OpenSports will donate $1 to Movember. For all the details, check out https://medium.com/@OpenSportsCA/the-movember-open-play-for-your-health-play-for-mens-health-9a670b2c3b32#.veyz7jo7v. #JoinTheGameMovember
On Instagram: Play for men’s health, play for your health. Join any game, match or run on our app and OpenSports will make a donation to Movember Canada. Check out https://medium.com/@OpenSportsCA/the-movember-open-play-for-your-health-play-for-mens-health-9a670b2c3b32#.veyz7jo7v for all the details!
Post pictures from your event with the hashtag #JoinTheMovemberGame. Hope to creep your pictures soon!
Check out the Movember Foundation website for more information about the cause. And make sure to have the MOst fun!
Terms and Conditions
The Movember Open campaign runs from November 1, 2016 at 12AM to November 30, 2016 at 12AM. To participate, the participants must download the OpenSports app and join or create an activity during the month of November, 2016, before November 30 at 12AM for a donation to occur. The donation amount per photo or video is $1.
OpenSports will contribute the donation to Movember Canada. Movember is a tax exempt registered charity. The registration number is 84821 5604 RR0001., OpenSports will donate up to CAD $2,000. Participants must be residents of the Greater Toronto area, including the city of Toronto and its boroughs, Mississauga, Brampton, Oshawa, Ajax, Markham, Vaughan, and Pickering.
In participating, participants understand they will not receive any financial benefit themselves.
Participants must have received medical clearance to participate from a primary medical caregiver. Participants agree not hold OpenSports, their subsidiaries, employees, agents or contractors liable for any and all personal injury, illness or death resulting in participation activity. Participants voluntarily participating in these activities with full knowledge, understanding, and appreciation for the potential risks involved.
Participants understand photos, videos and other materials post can be used by OpenSports for promotional purposes.