It’s over halfway through November and the faces are getting pretty fuzzy and scruffy.

The annual Movember campaign is a chance for men to throw away the razor and help raise awareness for men’s health issues.

Darryl Jackson, spokesperson for the Powell River and Area Emergency Services’ Movember team, says this year, the group is larger than ever.

He adds fundraising efforts help out everything from those battling prostate cancer, to those fighting depression and other men’s health issues. For more on the Movember campaign going strong across the country, visit: