Raymore Police embrace No-Shave November for a good cause
RAYMORE, MO - Officers at the Raymore Police Department will soon look a bit scruffy, but it’s all for a good cause.
Capt. Jimmy Wilson, who is organizing the department’s second annual No-Shave November, said participating officers are working to raise more than $2,500 for No-Shave November, a web-based non-profit organization.
No-Shave November has been a tradition for many years, but in 2009 the Hill Family from the Chicago area decided to use it as a way to raise money for charity after their father Matthew Hill passed away from colon cancer in 2007. Their efforts soon caught on nationwide.
No-Shave November participants forgo shaving and embrace their hair, which many cancer patients lose during treatments, and donate the money they would typically spend on shaving and grooming toward an organization that promotes cancer education, awareness and prevention and aids those fighting the battle.
This year the money raised for No-Shave November will be donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, the Prevent Cancer Foundation and the Fight Colorectal Cancer organization.
You can help Raymore officers reach their $2,500 donation goal by donating here.
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