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Chicago Growers

Welcome to the Chicago Mustaches for Kids Giving Page. From November 13th through December 13th, brave Growers will be sprouting totally sweet Mustaches to benefit Chicago public school students. We and our Mustaches appreciate your support. If you're especially curious about Chicago Mustache happenings, visit our website 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 "Chicago-General Donations" link.

$28,740 donated
592 members
Name Supporters Donated

Joshua "The Silly Affectation" Brach Farnum

Okay, this is for real. Joshua is growing a MUSTACHE. FOR KIDS. Here's the deal: Joshua's going to look HILARIOUS for a month, and all you have to do is ch...
47 $1,026

Dahni-El "Stache-tastic" Giles

As of December 10th, WE DID IT! We funded all of the proposals! Thank you so much for your support and generosity! The final mustache pictures will be rel...
32 $3,110

Adam "GOULET!" Peindl

GOULET! This is my sophomore year growing a mustache for kids, and I'm pumped! Another month of stroking my upper lip in deep thought, raising money for the kid...
30 $997

Joe "Growzer the Growzarian" Baker

The War on Hairorism
Hey folks! Thanks for visiting my donation page. Remember kids? I do. They are cool. They are curious. They ask all the tough questions and are always ...
28 $1,171

Brady "Money, Stache, Hoes" Smith

Hello friends, family, and 'stache lovers of the world. What can I say about M4K? Cultivating a mean lip rug for an entire month is a completely awesome exper...
27 $620

Mark "The Quivering Beast" Buege

My mustache thanks all of you for giving!!
26 $1,160
Michael Grischstache

Michael Grischstache

Hello all, I am honored and excited to contribute to this amazing organization that focuses on educating the youth of America. This is first year participating ...
25 $645

Neil "Rusty Brown" Brideau

I'm participating in Mustaches for Kids to raise money so students can learn and enjoy learning through new materials and books. Also, on a really greedy level ...
23 $1,399

Philip "Stache Ketchum" Bajorat

Year 3 of Mustaches for Kids! Well, in Chicago at least. In the first two years the effort has raised more than $36,000. The receiving organization has chang...
22 $2,191

Ray "Tom Selleck" Steinmetz

Hi Everybody! If I can agree to look ridiculous with this mustache, you can give money to kids. Check out the initiatives below.
22 $499

Mike "Tango & Stache" Shriner

All it took was a simple viral email about three years ago that included rumblings about a group of brave, rogue Chicagoans that were willing to "grow" a little...
19 $1,061

Cliff "Edgar Allan Grow" Etters' Moustache-A-Rama

Hello All! Welcome back for another year of moustache hilarity and giving for a great cause. Please take a moment to look around, find something you like an...
18 $1,079

Matt "Mo Staches Mo Problems" Motyka

Welcome to the barren, uninhabitable wasteland that is my upper lip. UPDATE: One project fully funded! Now let's take the training wheels off and see what th...
17 $626

Karl "Buck Dharma" Lobring

Taffy on the Stick
***DONORSCHOOSE.ORG DISCLAIMER: THIS INDIVIDUAL IS NOT THE REAL "BUCK DHARMA."*** My 3rd season of M4K chicago and looking forward to growing with you and he...
15 $1,000

Ryan "Nice and Nietzsche" Duke

Inigo Montoya
Other Possible Mustache Names: Ned Flanders Nose Neighbor The Rollie The Pushbroom Cookie Duster Bluster Buster Kurt Vonnegut JR jr
15 $455

Dennis "The Lt. Dangle" Coyle

This handsome boy is about to become a handsome man. The transformation will take place over the next month, during which time I will be growing a moustache. ...
14 $715

Cameron "Leonard" Smith

Yes, please make fun of my mustache.* *By making fun of my mustache you are entering into a legally binding contract to donate to one of the great project l...
13 $752

Jonathan "Jonny Mustache" Schultz

Jonny Mustache
Thank you so much to those that have supported the children AND my mustache. Together we have funded four projects and assisted with three others. We have given...
13 $585

Derek "Oates" Serafin

When I was younger and in school, there were very few things that interested me. But those that did manage to hold my attention have somehow stuck with me for 2...
13 $576

Kevin "Zapata" Duel

Kids need mustaches. They need a mature guy like me to grow one. And they need money for important learning opportunities. Please consider donating and watch my...
12 $506

Jacob "Lip Blanket" Rothman

12 $385

John "Fuzzy Boundary" Amundsen

Thanks so much for your interest in my most distinguished mustache. My mustache enjoys port, architecture by le'corbusier, and chex mix. It also enjoys helpin...
12 $285

Skip "Tango and 'stache" Long

the hair on my face is good for something. at long last we have the definitive proof of that. Many thanks in advance for any help you may offer. I'm going t...
11 $920

James "Uncle Leo" Osterhout

I want to give it to kids like I give it to everyone else; with brute force and conviction. My father used to tell me, spread it everywhere, and that's what I'm...
11 $288

Erik " Baby Face" Donovan

Hi I'm Erik and I would like to welcome you to my giving page. I am a 6th grade special education teacher myself and know how hard it is to get everything a tea...
10 $380

John "Mind the Gap" Rogers

10 $345

Brad "Flanders" Rackow

WITH GREAT MUSTACHE COME GREAT RESPONSIBILITY Thanks for visiting my growing page and supporting one of the great projects below. This is my second yea...
10 $300

Brendan "O'Mustache" Dougherty - Cash for my 'stache!

Hello fellow fans and supporters of the worldwide mustache movement! Please support the shadow of a 'stache that I will proudly attempt to grow over the next mo...
10 $280

Jason "Meshugastache" Polevoi

In the name of kids everywhere we are finally going to find out if I can grow facial hair!
9 $389

Ben "Jamin" Schmuck

Greetings fellow mustache interested web surfer. I'm taking a break from my regular beard-growing winter to help support kids in Chicago. I picked project...
9 $370

Justin "The Gentleman" Stevens

9 $205

Jon "Stache"-elbring

I'll bring the STACHE you bring the CASH! 1. I grow a moustache 2. You donate 3. Everybody dance 4. Receive a tax deduction 5. Dance again
8 $421

Ethan "furry caterpillar lip" Brown

Please donate (tax deductible I might add) to Mustaches For Kids. You will be helping 5th graders learn creative writing and provide musical instruments to elem...
8 $230

Nasser "Captain" Asif

Friends: It is with mixed emotions that I send you this. That's right, from mid-November to mid-December I will be subjecting myself to "public humiliation...
7 $420

Sean "The mustache" Ryan

Sean is always looking for a good excuse to grow a mustache, and what better one than "Mustaches for Kids"! He is confident that his friends and family will sup...
7 $370

Stephen "Lip Tickler" Reese

Thank you for supporting my mustache, and more importantly school children who really need our support. Feel free to donate any amount, all donations are greatl...
7 $230

Dan "The Mouthbrow" Miodonski

The mustache lives on. Donate to help these teachers teach their teachable children. Donate to give reason for the season of the 'stache. Donate, ...
6 $349

Patrick "my middle name is Richard" Carr

This fundraiser supports Chicago Public School Students! Please donate.
6 $246
The Dash for Cash for Stash - Grant Repsher

The Dash for Cash for Stash - Grant Repsher

I will be growing a mustache from November 13th to December 14th to support Mustaches for Kids. Please pledge generously by choosing one of the following progra...
6 $155

Christopher "Stache Master" Blish

Stache Master
The kids need us so I am asking you to laugh at me, make fun of me, but give me money for the kids. For the next 4 weeks I am going to grow my mustache, no trim...
5 $148

No More Excuses! Make a Difference

3 $200

Simon "Dean Mustachio" Landon

I am ecstatic to be part of Mustaches 4 Kids after the pure and utter pain of watching my colleagues participate last year and missing out. I'm here to help out...
3 $199

Benjamin "Apache Chief" Vigeant

I can barely grow any facial hair, but that won't stop me from sacrificing the little face real estate it can get for the kids.
3 $85

Mark "stache-zilla" Flanagan

My first year as a grower. Come on guys, i know you envy the 'stache, but turn your envy into good will and go ahead and donate to one of these worthy causes! ...
3 $30
Chicago - General Donations

Chicago - General Donations

The Windy City is so excited to sprout stache and raise cash for Chicago's students as part of the 2008 National challenge! Thanks for your supp...
2 $561

Steven "David Axelrod" Pate

Facial Hair for Change.
2 $399
Will 'Weird Al' Doran

Will 'Weird Al' Doran

2 $100

Dan "Crosby, Stills & Stache" Lobring

I'm the reigning sweetest stache winner and I look forward to a repeat in this my third year of growing.
2 $80

Andrew "Monster 'Stache" Broy

I'm a Chicagoan in exile in Atlanta and am growing a mustache because I want to support teachers and their students. Let the 'stache growing begin!
Greg's Stachin' in

Greg's Stachin' in

Magnum P.E.

Magnum P.E.



Matthew "Teen" Wolfe

This is my first year growing with In fact, it's my first time ever growing a mustache. I'm looking forward to it. Help some great cuases ...

Nick "Don Texaco" Brandfon

The stache is back! Help me raise money for local area schools. Here's how it works... I grow a sexy mustache*; you click the little green button to do...
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