Manuary™ is a yearly event raising awareness towards head and neck cancer. Manuary™ participants grow a beard for the month of January partaking in the "Beard Growing Challenge" receiving donations in support to fund a cure.
Eat delicious, healthy food, save lives and help the environment by joining thousands of people who are going vegan for January. From Viva!, that charity that helps people go vegan/veg/eat less meat to save animals, people and the world. Fundraise for the month using JustGiving.com.
FebFast is the Australian movement which challenges you to take a 28 day break from alcohol and raise funds for youth addiction. New for 2014, FebFasters will have a choice to take a break from alcohol, sugar, caffeine, or digital overload.
For Ape-ril the Sumatran Orangutan Society asks supporters around the world to unleash their inner apes throughout April to raise funds and awareness for its work to protect Sumatran orangutans and their forests. Run since 2013, in previous years this has focused on sponsored beard-growth, or dyeing beards orangutan-orange, or fake beards for women and kids.
We grew our moustaches for Movember. We cultivated full-face beards for Decembeard. We even indulged lesser-seen facial hair when The Sides of March encouraged us to sprout sideburns. But now, the latest month in our hair-covered calendar is daring us to do the unthinkable: shave. In support of mental health charity Mind.
This one doesn't exist yet, but so it's our gift to you if you can make use of it. The idea came from @JTchangingbiz on Twitter - thanks John. A variant is #Maykadonation. Let us know if you use it.
Step up to Steptember and try taking 10,000 steps each day for one month. You'll be supporting disabled people and their families through disability charity Scope.
Even though they itch a bit in the early days and make soup a questionable lunchtime choice, real men still grow beards. Why? Because real men like to feel like bears. Grizzly bears. Big, heaving, honey guzzling grizzly bears. Fundraising for Bowel Cancer UK.