Frequently “Mustached” Questions

Q. What is Grow 2 Give?
A. Grow 2 Give is a fun event, hosted by ConfiKids and the Joe Andruzzi Foundation (JAF). We invite participants to grow facial hair and compete with each other to grow the Sweetest Stache or the most Beardiful Beard. Participants are asked to raise funds to help local families struggling with financial barriers.

Q. Who does Grow 2 Give benefit and how?
A. Grow to Give benefits two local nonprofits – ConfiKids and JAF. The funds raised from this event will be split equally between the two.

ConfiKids strives to provide opportunities for children of limited financial means to participate in enrichment activities so that they may pursue their interests and passions, develop new skills, establish new relationships, and, ultimately, build confidence.

The Joe Andruzzi Foundation is committed to providing help, hope, and a reason to smile, for New England cancer patients and their families by contributing financial support when it is needed the most.

Q. Who can join?
A. Anyone who is committed to the cause and is capable of growing facial hair!

Q. When does registration open?
A. September 26th

Q. When do I have to register by?
A. October 24th

Q. Can I join Grow 2 Give with my business or a group of people?
A. Yes! We ask that one person in the group be the Team Captain and create the team
fundraising page for your group. They can share the link with all Team Members to fundraise to that one page. Groups/Businesses will receive 4 shirts as part of their registration fee with the ability to purchase more if interested. Someone from our team will reach out to the Team Captain directly upon registering to obtain shirt sizes needed.

Q. How much does it cost to enter?
A. There is a $25 registration fee for an individual, and a $100 registration fee for a

Q. How much money do I have to raise?
A. We ask that all individuals raise a minimum of $250 each and that groups/businesses raise a minimum of $1,000.

Q. From what period can I raise money to reach my goal?
A. Fundraising can begin as soon as you are registered. Registration begins on September 26th and ends on October 24th. The sooner you register, the sooner you can begin fundraising so you can crush your goal! Fundraising ends on November 27th.

Q. What kind of facial hair is eligible: mustache only, full beard or something in between?
A. All facial hair counts!

Q. When do I start growing facial hair and when can I shave?
A. On October 24th, participants will be asked to submit a photo of their clean shaven face, via email at We will send you a reminder email prior to October 24th. Once submitted, get your beard on! Participants can shave after the conclusion of the event on
November 28th.

Q. Are there prizes and how do I win?
A. Yes, there will be one prize given to the individual who raises the most funds and one prize given to the group/business who
raises the most funds.

Q. What is the Stache Bash?
A. The Stache Bash will be a celebratory event to be held on Monday, November 28th at 6:30 PM. Location TBD. By participating in Grow 2 Give, you are eligible to be invited. Our top fundraisers will be invited (with 1 guest) to enjoy food, a live band, and one drink ticket (cash bar for additional drinks). We can’t wait to celebrate with you!

Q. Who should I contact if I have more questions?
A. Please email us at