ISELIN, N.J., Oct. 26, 2015 /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 first time in North America. With a likeminded commitment to men's health and wellness, SKYN will introduce a special Movember edition box of condoms available for purchase at major retailers across the U.S. and Canada.
"At LifeStyles, we share a passion for men's health that naturally aligns with the efforts of the Movember Foundation," says Carol Carrozza, VP of Sales & Marketing, North America for Ansell, the makers of LifeStyles and SKYN Condoms. "By partnering with Movember and donating proceeds from sales of our special edition SKYN condom, we are pleased to promote and support men's health, both in and out of the bedroom."
In addition to a retail presence at 30,000+ stores, SKYN will also be distributing 50,000 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 Healthcare will donate $0.50 per custom box sold to the Movember Foundation (up to $50,000). Protect yourself and your partner with SKYN and #GrowForIt this Movember.
"We are proud to partner with SKYN Condoms to raise funds and awareness for men's health," said Mark Hedstrom, Country Director at Movember U.S. "With the support and the commitment of millions of community members, the Movember Foundation can continue our vital year-round work to help men live happier, healthier, longer lives."
The Movember Foundation is the global charity raising funds and awareness for men's health, investing in four key areas: prostate cancer, testicular cancer, poor mental health, and physical inactivity. To date, the Movember Foundation has raised more than $650 million dollars globally and funded over 1,000 breakthrough men's health programs in 21 countries. To join SKYN's Movember network, please visit: https://us.movember.com/mospace/network/view/id/42217. To connect with SKYN and discover new products, condom giveaways, sex tips, unique stats and more, join us on Facebook and Twitter: 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 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 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/, and in Canada, www.lifestyles.com/canada/skyn-condoms.
About the Movember Foundation
The Movember Foundation is a global charity raising funds and awareness for men's health. These funds deliver breakthrough research and support services to allow men to live longer, healthier, happier lives. Since 2003, millions have joined the men's health movement, raising more than $650 million and funding over 1,000 programs through impact investments, focusing on prostate cancer, testicular cancer, poor mental health and physical inactivity.
The Foundation runs awareness and fundraising activities year-round, with the annual Movember campaign in November being globally recognized for its fun and innovative approach to raising money and getting men to take action for their health. During Movember, we challenge men to grow a moustache or to make a commitment to get active and MOVE, both of which are about real action for health and are done to spark conversation and raise vital funds and awareness.
The Foundation's vision is to have an everlasting impact on men's health.
Movember is fully accredited by the Better Business Bureau, and for the past three 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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