ISELIN, N.J., Oct. 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Ansell, a global leader in protection solutions and the makers of LifeStyles® and SKYN® Condoms ("SKYN"), is proud to announce a partnership with the Movember Foundation for the second time in North America. With a like-minded commitment to generating awareness for men's health, SKYN will reintroduce their special Movember edition box of condoms available for purchase at major retailers across the U.S. and Canada.
"We are excited to partner with the Movember Foundation for the second year in a row, as it is a brand that shares the same values and passion for men's health as LifeStyles," says Carol Carrozza, VP of Sales & Marketing, North America for Ansell, Makers of LifeStyles and SKYN Condoms. "By continuing this partnership with the Movember Foundation and donating proceeds from sales of our special edition SKYN Condom, we are supporting men's health and keeping it top of mind, both in and out of the bedroom."
In addition to a retail presence at more than 30,000 stores, SKYN will also distribute 33,000 Movember edition sample packs, which will be handed out at key events leading up to and throughout the month of November. As part of the partnership, Ansell will donate $0.50 from each sale of its 12-count custom box to the Movember Foundation (up to $50,000).
"We are excited to have SKYN Condoms join Movember, for another year," said Erica Graham, Head of US Partnerships. "With their continued focus on men's health, SKYN Condoms is the quintessential partner to collaborate with this Movember."
The Movember Foundation is the only global charity solely focused on men's health, investing in key areas such as: prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention. To date, the Movember Foundation has raised more than $710 million dollars globally and funded over 1,200 breakthrough men's health projects in 21 countries. To join SKYN's Movember network, please visit: https://us.movember.com/mospace/network/view/id/47991. To connect with SKYN and discover new products, condom giveaways, sex tips, unique stats and more, join us on Facebook and Twitter: https://www.facebook.com/SKYNUSA and www.twitter.com/SKYNCondomsUSA.
Ansell is a world leader in providing superior health and safety protection solutions that enhance human well-being. With operations in North America, Latin America/Caribbean, EMEA and Asia, Ansell employs nearly 15,000 people worldwide and holds leading positions in the personal protective equipment and medical gloves market, as well as in the sexual health and well-being category worldwide. Ansell operates in four main business segments: Medical, Industrial, Single Use and Sexual Wellness. Information on Ansell and its products can be found at www.ansell.com.
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About SKYN Condoms by LifeStyles
Based out of Iselin, NJ, the SKYN brand of condoms was launched in 2008 as the first-ever polyisoprene, non-latex condom that met all the U.S. Food and Drug Administration requirements for safety and efficacy. The SKYN brand is the latest addition to the LifeStyles brand portfolio; the LifeStyles brand of condoms was launched in 1985 as a U.S.-based consumer product of Ansell Limited. With over 20 styles of condoms and an assortment of other pleasure products on the market, Ansell and its affiliates are some of the leading distributors of sexual health goods in the U.S. and Canada. More information on SKYN condoms can be found at www.skyncondoms.com/us/.
About the LifeStyles Brand
Based out of Iselin, NJ, the LifeStyles brand was launched in 1985 as a U.S.-based consumer products division of Ansell Limited, a global leader in healthcare barrier protective products with operations in the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australia. With over 20 styles of condoms and an assortment of other pleasure products on the market, the brand and its affiliates are some of the leading distributors of sexual health goods in the U.S. and Canada. More information on the LifeStyles brand can be found at www.lifestyles.com.
About the Movember Foundation
The Movember Foundation is the only charity tackling men's health on a global scale, year round. We run awareness and fundraising activities, with the annual Movember campaign in November being globally recognized for its fun, disruptive approach to getting men to take action for their health. During Movember, men and women around the world raise funds by growing or supporting a moustache, getting physically active, or by hosting or an event. Not only do these commitments raise vital funds, they also generate powerful and often life-changing conversations. Millions have joined the movement, raising $710M to help us fund more than 1,200 men's health projects focusing on prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention.
We have one goal: to stop men dying too young.
Movember is fully accredited by the Better Business Bureau, and for the past four years, has been named a Top 100 best NGO by The Global Journal. For more information please visit Movember.com. Movember is a registered 501(c)(3) charity.
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