WEST CHESTER, PA — Omni Cable, headquartered in West Chester, PA, is proud to announce that it raised $1,995 for the Movember Foundation in November.
The Movember Foundation is a global organization that raises awareness and funds for prostate cancer, testicular cancer and men’s mental health issues. To promote the cause, the organization challenges men to grow mustaches during November. There are also opportunities for women to get involved with the cause as well.
During the month of November, the company hosted an internal mustache contest and created the MO K-BULL team on the Movember organization’s website. The MO K-BULL team raised $1,330 for the organization. “It was a lot of fun getting my fellow co-workers to join the cause as a team and grow goofy-looking facial hair,” said Steve Maxwell, Omni Cable Account Manager and the captain of the MO K-BULL team. Maxwell took the lead on motivating his co-workers to become involved with the cause. “I appreciate everybody who participated and helped out with growing our team,” he added
The Movember movement hit home for Maxwell who has had family members affected by prostate cancer. “Because of testing, the doctors were able to catch my father’s cancer in time and remove it,” said Maxwell. “My grandfather also had prostate cancer but it was not caught in time and he passed away from the disease. This was before the push for prostate cancer awareness,” he added
The Omni Cable Foundation matched half of the money that employees raised. The Omni Cable Foundation received funding from the Omni Cable Corporation in order to appropriately handle charitable requests that the organization receives. “The Omni Cable Foundation continues to be moved by the kindness and generosity displayed by our employee-owners in becoming involved with meaningful causes like this,” said the Foundation. “The Foundation was more than happy to commit to this donation.
For more information about the Movember Foundation visit http://us.movember.com/about.
For more information about Omni Cable, please visit omnicable.com.
Omni Cable, an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) company, is a master distributor of specialty wire and cable sold exclusively through electrical and electronic distribution. Stocking locations include Philadelphia, PA; Atlanta, GA; Boston, MA; Charlotte, NC; Chicago, IL, Denver, CO, Houston, TX; Los Angeles, CA; St. Louis, MO; San Francisco, CA and Tampa, FL.Tagged with tED