human-centered design + mindfulness
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Shaving for Charity

For 3 years in a row, I've grown my beard for 365 days and ran charity fundraisers on my birthday using social media. So far, we've raised about $5000 for Kiva and Homes First.

Social Media for Good

When you see me in person, you can tell what time of year it is by the length of my beard - that's because I only shave once a year on my birthday. I wake up early in the morning and launch a campaign asking for donations to a specific charity toward a series of goals. If we meet the first goal I will shave my beard, but I also encourage big donations by setting higher goals (i.e. a Salvador Dali moustache, a Hulk Hogan moustache, and more). You can take a look at the 2017 campaign by clicking here.

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