Here’s why KPRC 2 men are growing their facial hair this month

No-Shave November 2020 featuring the men of KPRC 2 (KPRC)

HOUSTON – If you’ve seen our newscasts lately, you may have noticed something different from the men at KPRC 2.

Check out our KPRC 2 Men’s weekly progress photos here

The faces of Kris Gutierrez, Owen Conflenti, Keith Garvin, Justin Stapleton, Eric Braate, Jonathan Martinez, Derrick Shore, Joe Sam, Ari Alexander, Bill Barajas and Michael Lopardi are sporting some extra stubble this month.

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They are participating in No-Shave November, a month-long journey to spark conversation and raise cancer awareness.

This year, in addition to growing out their facial hair, they are raising money for the cause. They hope to reach or exceed their $5,000 goal.

Below you will find links to our donation page.

Related: What you need to know about prostate cancer

How to donate

Viewers and loved ones will have the opportunity to help raise funds for No-Shave November. You can either donate to the team as a whole or donate to your favorite KPRC 2 team member. Click any of the links below to visit their profiles.

What’s the difference between No-Shave November and Movember?

You may have heard of Movember. Many people use Movember and No-Shave November interchangeably, but they are separate movements.

Traditionally, for No-Shave November, all facial hair is grown.

For Movember, only mustaches are grown out and beards are shaved.

Who do you think will have the best beard? Leave a comment below.

About the Author:

Carlos Hernandez is the Digital Content Specialist for KPRC 2. He is a content guru for all things to do in and around Houston, historical pieces, foodie finds and local guides. Carlos was previously a lifestyle producer for KPRC 2's talk show "Houston Life."