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‘Staches for NorthShore

Why KCC? | Dash into Health | 'Stache Stories | Community | Prizes

Welcome to ‘Staches for NorthShore! Throughout the month of November, NorthShore aims to create awareness about men’s health and their cancer risk as well as raise funds for NorthShore’s Kellogg Cancer Center.

We are using blue mustaches to draw attention to the fact that men need to be aware of their health. Just because you look good, doesn’t mean your health looks good too. Annual exams are important to keep you healthy and to prevent illnesses like cancer. 

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Want to see how others are raising awareness? Follow the hashtag #Staches4NorthShore on social media. You too can raise awareness by sharing a picture of you in a mustache! Don’t forget to use the hashtag #Staches4NorthShore and tag @NorthShoreWeb on your public post. If you have Snapchat, scan the code below to access our exclusive blue mustache lens.

When you share your 'stache on social media, you're entered into our giveaway! We're giving away Blackhawks tickets, Lightscape tickets to Chicago Botanic Garden, Fitbits and more! 

If you don't have social media, you can print out our 'blue mustache here!

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Why Funds for Kellogg Cancer Center?

NorthShore University HealthSystem’s Kellogg Cancer Center offers a powerful approach to cancer care. We harness advanced scientific knowledge and cutting-edge technology to ensure that every patient receives comprehensive, compassionate care that is tailored to his or her specific needs. From personal health histories to genetic analysis to individual preferences, treatment at Kellogg Cancer Center is as individual as each patient we treat.

Your donation directly impacts the lives of Kellogg Cancer Center patients, advance research, and most importantly, increases survival rates and improves quality of life.

How Your Donation Helps



Dash Your ‘Stache into Health


Men, you may know the fastest car, the best place for a burger and your anniversary – but do you know when your annual physical is? Seeing your doctor every year helps keep you healthy, monitor your levels over time and prevent illnesses like cancer. NorthShore’s experts share health tips and recipes that help fight cancer. Check out these health tips, and maybe make your appointment too. 

Health Tips for You


Story of the ‘Staches

Why are your doctor visits important? Because they could save your life. Meet NorthShore patients experienced NorthShore’s life-saving care. 

Patient Stories



Growing into the Community: Barbershop Competition & Food Truck Fridays


NorthShore University HealthSystem will be hosting our first-ever Barbershop Competition in Evanston Fountain Square, South Plaza on Tuesday, November 12th (on the corners of Davis, Sherman and Orrington Ave.) from Noon to 1 p.m.

Barbers from Avenue Hair, Reese’s Barber Studio and Floyd’s 99 Barbershop will be participating. An hour-long competition from Noon - 1 p.m., barbers will be judged on their model’s overall look.

If you can’t join the fun, check out the before and after photos post-event posted on NorthShore’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages using the handle, @NorthShoreWeb. We are asking our fans and followers to vote for the winning look!  


La Cocinita Food Truck

Join us for Food Truck Fridays at our hospital locations in November! 10% of proceeds will be donated back to Kellogg Cancer Center.

  • Skokie Hospital: Friday, 11/1, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Find the truck on Payne Street – between the Emergency Room and ACC bridge.
  • Evanston Hospital: Friday, 11/8, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Find the truck on the East side of the parking garage – there’s a roundabout just outside of the main entrance.
  • Glenbrook Hospital: Friday, 11/15, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Find the truck outside of the Healing Garden doors in front of administration.
  • Highland Park Hospital: Friday, 11/22, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Find the truck outside of the Women’s Hospital entrance. 

Donate or Snap and Share For Prizes!

Not only does your donation benefit the patients of the Kellogg Cancer Center, but you could win! Each donation made is two entries into our prize pool and each hashtag used is another entry. Download your mustache.

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