CLACKAMAS, Ore. – The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office took No-Shave November to another level.
The popular yearly event challenges men to avoid shaving for the month of November to evoke conversation, increase awareness and raise funds towards cancer prevention and research.
The CCSO finished sixth in the country among all companies across the country, raising $15,802.
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CCSO deputies typically are not allowed to don beards while on duty. However, deputies were exempted from the policy in November to help raise awareness about men’s health issues.
“Of course, the public still expects us to maintain our professional appearance,” said Sheriff Roberts in an Oct. 29 email to all Sheriff’s Office personnel, “so if you choose to participate, make sure to keep your beard trimmed and neat.”
KPMG, a global network of audit and tax advisory firms, raised $85,121, the most of any organization.
The No-Shave November nonprofit raised more than $1.6 million worldwide.