ISELIN, N.J. - Ansell on Monday announced a partnership with The Movember Foundation for the first time in North America and will introduce a special Movember edition box of Skyn condoms available for purchase at major retailers across the U.S. and Canada.
“At LifeStyles, we share a passion for men's health that naturally aligns with the efforts of the Movember Foundation,” Carol Carrozza, Ansell’s VP sales and marketing, North America, said. “By partnering with Movember and donating proceeds from sales of our special edition Skyn condom, we are pleased to promote and support men's health, both in and out of the bedroom.”
In addition to a retail presence in more than 30,000 stores, Skyn will also be distributing 50,000 Movember edition sample packs at events leading up to and throughout the month of November. As part of the partnership, Ansell Healthcare will donate 50 cents per custom box sold to the Movember Foundation, up to $50,000.
“We are proud to partner with Skyn Condoms to raise funds and awareness for men's health,” said Mark Hedstrom, country director at Movember U.S. “With the support and the commitment of millions of community members, the Movember Foundation can continue our vital year-round work to help men live happier, healthier, longer lives.”
The Movember Foundation is the global charity raising funds and awareness for men's health, investing in four key areas: prostate cancer, testicular cancer, poor mental health and physical inactivity. To date, the Movember Foundation has raised more than $650 million dollars globally and funded over 1,000 breakthrough men's health programs in 21 countries.