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Adam Houck " Not my first rodeo "
 
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Yes, I am actually growing a mustache (again) and like last year, with this growth comes strong goals and purpose. This time I get the chance to look a little ridiculous for the next month for your enjoyment.

Last year I raised over $1500 thanks to wonderful friends and family...a tough act to follow this year.

 M4K Richmond improves the quality of life for local children through individual fundraising, partnering with local charities and businesses, and having a little bit of fun with facial hair.  Basically we grow mustaches for a month as a marketing tool to raise money for local children's charities.  Last year we had over 120 growers raise and donate $150,000 to ASK, SCAN, the Children's Hospital Foundation of Richmond, the Autism Grant, and the Faison School. This year we have added Feedmore in addition to those great charities and are shooting to raise even more money. Click on the links of each one to learn more about how they help local Richmond area children and their families deal with heartbreaking situations such as child abuse, cancer, autism, and other childhood ailments.
 
 
Check Out my progress this year......

Week 0 - All cleaned up; where mustaches come from
Week 0 - All cleaned up; where mustaches come from
 
 
 
 
 

Week 3: California (Liberal) Stache
Week 3: California (Liberal) Stache
The cool, moist Pacific air is pushing the stache to its full potential and ready for the home stretch

Week 2: Ridiculous Growth
Week 2: Ridiculous Growth
Hard to believe this is only week 2....the stache has come out of the blocks at Usain Bolt speed and is daring everyone else to catch up

Images from the Houck Stache Hall of Fame

The original stache: Sandy and Allison's wedding in Cancun 2010
The original stache: Sandy and Allison's wedding in Cancun 2010

Community Outreach Stache: Fighting the Mayor's office and City Council in 2011
Community Outreach Stache: Fighting the Mayor's office and City Council in 2011

Pre Stache: First M4K stache in 2013
Pre Stache: First M4K stache in 2013

Recent Contributors

Greg Cowart Date Received: 12/10/2016
 
Jerry Houck Amount: $ 100 Date Received: 12/2/2016
"Glad to help! Dad"
 
Sandy Appelman Amount: $ 86 Date Received: 12/1/2016
"Snuggles, Achieving a goal is nothing. The getting there is everything. That being said, goal achieved! Hope you enjoyed the journey."
 
Meghann Mathews Amount: $ 50 Date Received: 11/30/2016
"Can't wait to see the stache in person!"
 
Jim & Harriet Ham Amount: $ 100 Date Received: 11/30/2016
 
Brad Stewart Amount: $ 50 Date Received: 11/29/2016
 
Matthew Weidman Date Received: 11/29/2016
"I expect you to top last year!"
 
Joey Colina Amount: $ 125 Date Received: 11/28/2016
"Happy to donate to your charities Adam !"
 
Richard MacDonald Amount: $ 50 Date Received: 11/27/2016
"You have a voice that could make a wolverine purr and suits so fine they made Sinatra look like a hobo."
 
Scott Orloff Date Received: 11/26/2016
 
Will Martindale Amount: $ 30 Date Received: 11/26/2016
"Keep it growing"
 
Brandy Jenkins Amount: $ 100 Date Received: 11/26/2016
 
Anonymous Amount: $ 20 Date Received: 11/25/2016
 
Candace Peters Amount: $ 50 Date Received: 11/25/2016
"You look so creepy with that thing, how can we not support you!"
 
Jordan Utley Date Received: 11/25/2016
"Shingler's right -- I've been waiting for the stache on the first tee since Nov 2015!"
 
Catherine Ham Real Estate Team Date Received: 11/22/2016
"You should be shaving your face every day to make that mustachio stand out even more!"
 
Renee Lamoureux Amount: $ 35 Date Received: 11/21/2016
"I really think you need to go full on Fu Manchu this year before shaving."
 
Scott Shingler Date Received: 11/21/2016
"I say keep it for the 2017 golf season. We won't goof on you, I promise."
 
Kevin Terminella Date Received: 11/20/2016
 
Anonymous Amount: $ 100 Date Received: 11/18/2016
"Stop Pre ! "
 
Karen Headley Amount: $ 25 Date Received: 11/18/2016
 
William Takis Date Received: 11/18/2016
"Happy to help"