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New York Growers

Welcome to the NY Mustaches for Kids giving page. From November 13th through December 13th, brave Growers will be sprouting totally sweet Mustaches to benefit NYC public school students. We and our Mustaches appreciate your support. If you're especially curious about NYC Mustache happenings, visit to see our event schedule, join our email list, and check out lots of pictures of dudes w 'staches.

Scroll down to find the name of the Grower whose Mustache you'd like to sponsor. If you don't have a specific person in mind, click on the "New York- General Donations" link.

$83,132 donated
1,265 members
Name Supporters Donated
Help Kids, Give Poetry: Grow Justin's 'Stache

Help Kids, Give Poetry: Grow Justin's 'Stache is launching its first philanthropic effort by joining forces with Mustaches for Kids and to help bring poetry to students in needy...
83 $5,633

Todd "Vaclav" Florio 2008

Just because the Stache Bash has come and gone (Congrats to Cesar 'Maximus' Bocanegra, winner of the Sweetest Stache award!) doesn't mean you can't support thes...
65 $3,876

Hi, Please support my stache by giving to NYC schools. Thank you very much. any donation of $20 or morewill get you an autographed keepsake photograph of ...
51 $905
Cesar 'Maximus' Bocanegra

Cesar 'Maximus' Bocanegra

To View the 2009 Giving Page, please click here. Welcome to my's Mustaches for Kids donation page. On November 13th, 2008, I started my j...
50 $2,873

Chris "Milk Mustache" Michael

* ONE DAY LEFT - PLEASE SUPPORT THE KIDDOS * Friends - it is time. Only ONE day left to fund these final two fantastic projects - both come from NYC Teaching...
47 $1,720
Cash for Stache Brigade

Cash for Stache Brigade

Mssrs. Tanner Fahl and CJ Steffen
37 $9,285

Oliver "Little Havana" Hurst-Hiller

The police are calling it a 'shaving accident'
Here's a photo of my 2007 'stache next to Joel "Steel Brush" Tompkins, winner of the 2007 Sweetest 'Stach competition. Want to donate to a classroom project ...
33 $2,671
Mitch 'Murstache' Goldman

Mitch 'Murstache' Goldman

Greetings, friends. I hope you can take a moment to look at the projects I'm trying to help fund and pick one (or more!) to support. Most of the projects I've c...
32 $1,388
A Mustache Grows in Brooklyn

A Mustache Grows in Brooklyn

Without beard support for the first time in three years, Mark Sullivan Bernal challenges the denigration of the mustachioed class and hopes to raise funds for s...
31 $1,761
Nothing. But. 'Stache.

Nothing. But. 'Stache.

This is my 7th year growing a mustache for the kids so that they don't have to. Thank-you for getting this far, now all you have to do is fund a project and ...
29 $2,545

George "Calle Ocho" Boorujy

28 $1,434
Ian 'Mustavage' Savage

Ian 'Mustavage' Savage

Help my 'stache' help kids! I know I'm going to look ridiculous, but this is for a good cause. I know my 'stache' can do good, but only with YOUR support. To...
26 $1,644

Gavin "big time" Steinberg

I appreciate your support. Please donate and donate big!
26 $1,130

Joel "Steel Brush" Tompkins

Sweetest 'Stache Winner 2007
I have one simple goal this year: to be the first grower in NYC history to follow up a Sweetest 'Stache title with the title of Biggest Fundraiser.
25 $3,527

Justin "That's what my mustache looks like?" Steinberg

Growing up all I ever wanted was a mustache. Every year for Halloween I was a mustache. For christmas I asked for a remote control mustache. And now that I am g...
25 $1,426
Chris Dingman's 'stache

Chris Dingman's 'stache

I am growing a mustache for the next month to raise much needed funds for music programs in New York. Please donate to help these kids! Many thanks to all who h...
25 $1,425
Sponsor My Mustache

Sponsor My Mustache

Just select a project below and HELP A TEACHER as you help my mustache swell with Magnum P.I.esque pride. And, tell all your TEACHER FRIENDS about DonorsChoo...
25 $949

Alan "Stachatolla Khomeini" Best

Please consider making a donation to one of the classroom projects below. Help my 'stache help our kids. Thank you!
20 $1,498

Nick "El Mustachio" Daniello

Stache for Cash ... Get in the Holiday Spirit and help a good cause. It's for the kids.
20 $1,286

Jeff "The Pirate" Mathews

Hello, Welcome to the Pirate's DonorsChoose giving page, aka the M4K 2008 Thundering Broadside of Charity. Thank you for supporting me during this 2008 Musta...
19 $1,495

Pedro "Martinez 45" Romaniuk

Family, Friends, Colleagues, Thanks for visiting my giving page at! With your generosity, we have secured a new rug for the kindergarteners at...
18 $998
R-Hump's Super Sweet 'Stache

R-Hump's Super Sweet 'Stache

I'm sure glad I didn't throw out this Groucho Marx mask that was missing the mustache... Thanks to everyone who has generously donated so far. And for thos...
18 $900


I used to teach, its a tough job by itself. But, I don't know how some teachers can even attempt to do it without the resources they need. SUPPORT TEACHERS! ...
17 $1,429

David "Snotty Stache" Rothauser

Not only am I growing a Mustache for Kids but I'm also a NYC public school teacher. I teach 9th grade science in a small school on the Lower East Side of Manhat...
17 $530
Remy's Stache Parade

Remy's Stache Parade

Hey everyone. Now that's four projects fully funded! Thanks for your donations. Now let's help these other classrooms!
16 $1,315
The Digital Stache!

The Digital Stache!

Hiyo! This is Brad the technology teacher at PS 40 Augustus St. Gaudens and I am growing a Mustache for Donors Choose and Mustaches for Kids! How does this work...
16 $824

Matt "St.(Eu)Stache" Kirsch

Since I was blessed with flat feet and childhood asthma, I can't run marathons. But I can passively grow facial hair. Help me and my moustache help kids learn b...
16 $617
Mustachio'ed Mr. H!

Mustachio'ed Mr. H!

Make me look like a fool, and raise money for my kids! What could be better? For those who don't know me, I'm Matt and I teach 5th grade math at KIPP Academy...
16 $514

Mateo "Cuauhtemoc" Jaramillo

I grow for all past Aztec rulers. And their kids.
15 $1,230

Zachary "The-Most-Must" Levy

15 $570
Anson 'Little Mustache That Could' Call

Anson 'Little Mustache That Could' Call

This Mustache will make my wife very sad, and some deserving children hopefully very happy. If every Mustache could do so much... the world would be better for ...
14 $1,354
Alan 'Inigo Montoya' McGee

Alan 'Inigo Montoya' McGee

My mustache will be raising money to inspire future engineers, while the rest of me endures a month of public humiliation. Facial Hair + = E...
14 $1,239

Steven "The Stache" Feld

Welcome to my mustache page. I hope you will give generously to one of the many worthy causes here. Make my growing a ridiculous 1970's era mustache worth the h...
14 $1,089

David "50 Yard Stache" Woolf

Welcome to my 50 Yard Stache Page. The name took many minutes of brainstorming with everyone on gchat at the time. Basically, this is just like any other cha...
14 $566

Chester's "Not just for looking good anymore" Donor Page

Celebrate my stache of shame and give to the kids.
14 $559

Martin "Nordic Splendor" Olson

I'm stoked to be growing for the 3rd year in a row. Last year was a record setting year fundraising wise for me although this year I've gotten enough other folk...
14 $477
Henry Bristow's Landmark Mustache

Henry Bristow's Landmark Mustache

Hi This is Mitchell Baker's giving page. All the PS 39 projects are funded now, so I chose a few more to fund. Zoe's teacher submitted a proposal, but i...
14 $471
Jeff (One-Half, Twin-Stache) DelViscio

Jeff (One-Half, Twin-Stache) DelViscio

Go Staches!
13 $791

Stu "Mgmt." Weiner

It ain't the 'stache you're funding, it's a project from the list...
13 $726
Mustachioed Charity

Mustachioed Charity

Hi All, Paul, here. I am doing my best to grow a mustache for charity. Sure, blond mustaches are difficult to see unless the lighting is perfect, but I'm giv...
13 $428

Dan "Sophomore Effort" Hewins

This is the second year that I am doing mustaches for kids and I couldn't be happier and prouder to be participating!
13 $356

Mike "Goulet" Green

Friends, It's that time of year again where fantastic facial follicles meet friends and family funds to feed local school programs. Thank you for sponso...
12 $842
Pete And Jon

Pete And Jon "Mustache Messiahs"
Please help us as we transform into Magnum PI wannabees for an entire month. We have decided to act against our wives wishes and grow mustaches to support child...
12 $595

Nick "the Bubba" Slijepcevic

Hi, and welcome to my DonorsChoose giving page as part of my participation the "Mustaches for Kids" competition. Essentially, I will do my best to grow a re...
12 $566

Todd "Stacherick" Trosclair, Jr.

11 $1,116

Andrew "Patchy" Smith

If you thought that I was ugly before, things are only going to get worse over the next few weeks. I will be growing a mustache... for kids. This is my first at...
11 $750
Josh Cotton

Josh Cotton "DeMarco"

Everyone, She's gone. My mustache is all gone. My mustache has been plucked and the hairs donated to the 560 kids whose lived you've changed. Thank you. U...
11 $500

Charlie "StacheHeap" Hess

Thanks so much everybody. And after giving you will receive an automated 'thanks so much" email in your inbox. So, doubly (and triply now) thanks so much!
11 $419
'Stache Licata

'Stache Licata

I'm growing a stache to help raise money for kids. But Sean, there are so many kids, who will you help? The kids of IS 195 in Harlem, where I teach. Hey look, I...
11 $250
Mustache for Books

Mustache for Books

Who would have thought that my simple mustache could inspired you guys to help teachers encourage literacy? This has been a terrific experience! Kids in low-inc...
11 $197

The N

We love mustaches. You love kids. Kids need help. You help kids. Mustache wins.
10 $890
Mustache Jimmy Charity Page

Mustache Jimmy Charity Page

Hello, friends. I am asking you to "sponsor" my Mustache by making a contribution to one of these classroom projects below. This donation will go directly to ...
9 $640

The 'Stache That Keeps On Giving

9 $385

Pete "Professor Stache" Durning

Hello Family and Friends, As my mustache grows dirtier and more ridiculous by the day, I am asking you to support me in this epic growing journey. If you fee...
8 $631
Brian 'trashstash' Ries

Brian 'trashstash' Ries

Hello friends! I'm growing a mustache for charity. It's kinda like a marathon, but without all the painful running. I need your donations to make this work! ...
8 $256
Ned Shalanski

Ned Shalanski

I'm very happy this holiday season to be a "Grower" for the New York Chapter of Mustaches For Kids! Young and old kids alike face a myriad of challenges outside...
8 $250

The Ewok Stache

Hello everyone, I'm a New York City based photojournalist and dork. I'm growing a mustache to try to help students ESL students at P.S. 67 in Brooklyn get some ...
8 $165

Dominic's Ultimate Mustache Giving Page

8 $160

Alex "Crumbbum" Reventlow

7 $312


Hello Friends - I have a Mania growing on my face. Yes that's right, I've named my mustache, the Mania. Please donate! It's for a good cause. Check my progress....
7 $240

Carl "The Sundance Kid" Collins

I had dreams. Now I am growing a mustache. This is going to be awesome. In order to justify my 'stache I need your support. I am asking you to "sponsor" my mu...
7 $210

Nathan Only Shaving For the Kids Wilson

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Henceforth I shall be removing all known facial hair, for the first time in nearly a millennium, and concentrating all mental and physical ...
7 $210
Eric Sebastian Silvestri

Eric Sebastian Silvestri

This is a good cause. Do it for the kids and for mustaches everywhere. Thanks for your support!
7 $157

John Roberts

It's that time of year again. Please give for the upkeep of the mustache so it can raise all the $ it can.
6 $791

The Option To Do Nothing, Is Not An Option!

The faculty members and PTA of I.S. 24 recognize that we need to rise to the challenge of overcoming all the obstacles our students are now faced with. We take ...
6 $680
Team HUGE Mustache

Team HUGE Mustache

This is a group giving page where you can donate on behalf of all of the brave and bristly growers at HUGE in Brooklyn. You've had the pleasure of snickering ab...
6 $365

Crustache Cohen

Hey Team, Ever since 8th grade you have been requesting that I grow a mustache. Well, your wish has been granted. Besides your enjoyment, I am doing this ...
6 $180


Watch pete grow while helping kids out !
6 $170
Zeph Courtney

Zeph Courtney

After four years in hiding (within my beard) the mustache emerges...for the kids. Please donate and make this moment all the more special.
6 $110

Chris "L'il Muzz Muzz" Peterson

I've chosen projects that are focused on reading, early childhood fitness, and art, all of which I think are incredibly important. Many of these projects are al...
5 $785

Mitsu's Mustache

I'm growing a mustache for a month to help publicize, a wonderful organization that helps to funnel supplies and resources to help teachers and...
5 $373

Ken "Munson" Gordon

I've picked a handful of projects that are close to my heart -- arts projects, mostly, in my home borough of Queens. More projects are listed with my growing...
5 $370

Dave "the whisker sensation" Puketza

I look ridiculous with a mustache. Also ridiculous: the amount of funding many classrooms get. But maybe MY ridiculousness can help offset THAT bit of ridiculou...
5 $233

Driscoll grows a mustache for the children

I have two parents and both of them are teachers and I want to give back to the kids. Also, I love mustaches.
5 $170


5 $166

Sean "Il Mustachio" Lemoine

With the growth of the lip rug comes the warmth of the season. Remember the holidays, the spirit, and Tom Selleck's Magnum Mustache. Give it up for the kids!!!
5 $131
John's Fantastic voyage in follicals

John's Fantastic voyage in follicals

hey! I'm growing a mustache because all the kids deserve to see me with one, and I should have to go through the ITP winter show with a mustache. now you should...
5 $90
Matt 'Ol Rusty' Snyder

Matt 'Ol Rusty' Snyder

Ol Rusty is back! Ol Rusty was originally born from a bet with my in-laws to get a Hawaiian shirt. This time I'm forgoing personal gain and instead doin' it for...
4 $287
Charles 'Tiny Dancer' Best

Charles 'Tiny Dancer' Best

I'm growing a stache to raise money for classroom projects in the Bronx. Please consider donating to one of the projects below. Tiny Dancer and I thank you for ...
4 $250

Joe "El Bigote" Rogers

4 $165

Matt "El Capitan" Perreault

4 $150

david "the Cossack" stahl

My stache will be dope!
4 $100
Rob T's Mustache

Rob T's Mustache

Thanks for your support, and I hope you enjoy my facial hair.
4 $91


I'm growing a mustache to see if I can endure the feeling of having a runny nose for over a month. Also, it helps the kids, so please donate!
4 $60

Zach "T. Boone" Walker

My mustache has a plan to end our dependence on foreign oil and to build a new domestic energy future for America.
3 $821

Dan "Last Stache Standing" Granke

Theatre has enriched my life in ways I can't even describe. Help me inspire a new generation of theatre makers and goers.
3 $180


This is to donate for Mustaches for Kids NYC for Glenn and his unusually hairy face. Please give money to help get Glenn to remove this small, cheesy aardvark f...
3 $125

Sean "Larry Bird Stache" Josephs

While my previous attempts to grow a mustache have been met with scorn, this time around I humiliate myself for the worthy cause of helping kids.
3 $123

Tim "The Mustache" Favorite

3 $120
Jonathan 'Mr Tickles'

Jonathan 'Mr Tickles'

My 'stache plans to inspire dirty looks across America, from Wall Street to Main Street, trains to planes, and from grocery stores to the bathroom mirror. Gi...
3 $60

Mr. "It's A Me" Parrilli

Hello friends, family and anyone interested in making a difference. Welcome to my mustache page and please help by making any donation you choose. Any amount fo...
3 $50
Jeff 'The more you give the more I grow' Howard

Jeff 'The more you give the more I grow' Howard

Here we go again...year 2 when I will endure a month of dirty looks, shame, and overall depression about my genetic indisposition for growing facial hair. But h...
3 $40
VladiStache Bernard

VladiStache Bernard

I know some of wont and can't believe it but I cut my Mustache! WHY WHY would I do such a thing. Losing my Billy D Swag was hard but I can't forget rule #1 ...
3 $35

Josh "MALTstache" Schaffner

3 $31

Matthew Abate's Giving Page

2 $229
Mustachio Mr. M

Mustachio Mr. M

I am counselor at a middle school in the Bronx. Please support one of the projects below.
2 $191

Brian's Crumbcatcher for Kids

This is a fun way to show support for education and bring sexyback. Participants will shave off their facial hairs and attempt to grow the most beautiful mus...
2 $46


In this climate of renewed hope and change, we have to bring the world to the classrooms. War is the worst way to learn geography, let's do it another way!
2 $40

Dictionaries for the Classroom

Help!!!! My students need dictionaries!!! Can you help? My classroom needs 20 High School level dictionaries for students to look up the spelling of words, defi...
2 $35

Brad "Lejerius" Bennett



So, despite the awkwardness this will create during work situations, I've decided to sign on for this little adventure. As it is for a good cause, I'm hoping th...

Kenny "Stache-a-saurus-rex" Olmeda

Hello Friends, I'm growing a fuzzy caterpillar for our public school students and would love your help in making this worthwhile. Please help our students b...

Andrew Never Grown a 'Stache Before Protain

My mustache grows for kids in Brooklyn, my hometown.

New York - General Donations

Don't have a specific Grower in mind in New York? Make a donation to New York City classrooms by picking a project below! To see more pictures of guys with 'sta...
David 'Flavr-Savr' Crane

David 'Flavr-Savr' Crane

Last year's mustache grew until Valentine's Day, by when, I had been informed, I needed to make a decision. By funding the classroom projects listed below, y...

Mustachioed Joe Williams

Hello! You've found my mustache! Listed below are a variety of deserving causes. Take a look at each and pick your favorite. Please follow the instruction to do...

Boris 'The Konqueror' Kerzner

Please fund projects for children in need of supplies.

Frankie 'How Long' Cheung

My mustache supports projects that help kids learn about world cultures and understand diversity.

Faran...Grow Mustache Grow....Nadir

Faran...Grow Mustache Grow....Nadir

Tom...Happy Mustache...Ferri

Roger..Fu Manchu mustache..Carrion

Brenner Grows One

Greetings I've grown for laziness; I've grown for Theatrical Effect; I've grown for warmth...But from November 13th to December 13th and beyond I will be gro...

Eric "The Legend" Martin

Hey, you all know that I like helping people. You also know that I am good at growing facial hair. This allows me to do both. Donate Now!!! Thanks!

Brian 'The Mustagapio' Reed

In order to be able to make fun of my 'stache, you have to sponsor it, by funding a low-income classroom project from the list below...

Warren's Rockin' 'Stache

This is probably underwhelming news since I normally have facial hair. But I'm shaving it off and regrowing a mustache only. It's part of a charity called Musta...

Cumhur Hatipoglu


Rene "El Platanito" Muslin

Hello folks! "El Platanito" is back for round two of mustache growing mayhem! For those of you that weren't around for round 1 - I'm growing a mustache ("El Pl...

Nick "Bubba" Slijepcevic

Hi, and welcome to my DonorsChoose giving page as part of my participation the "Mustaches for Kids" competition. Essentially, I will do my best to grow a re...

Dorsey "Catfish" Shaw

Mike MuSquashic

Music Music Music

Help me help some kids get more soul and song in their life.

Mustache for Cash

I am growing my 'stache this month to raise awareness of all of the great work being done by teachers in NYC. My students have recieved a lot of help from Donor...

The Sunstache

I'm growing this insanely cool mustache in order to help raise money for science classrooms here at the school. No better way to raise money for supplies than b...


Dimension X 'Stache

Matt "sam elliot" Greco

I am growing a mustache to help raise funds for nyc classrooms. If you can please donate.


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