Is Service Your Life's Work? GQ Wants to Reward You
Do you know someone who has dedicated his life, both professional and personal, to a cause he's passionate about? Someone who spends the majority of his time trying to make the world a better place? If so, he might be perfect for the Better Men Better World Search, sponsored by GQ's The Gentlemen's Fund and Movado.
They're looking for men who are striving for the betterment of society through charitable work, volunteerism and community involvement.
Last year's winner, Jimmie Briggs (pictured at left with Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher), was a former journalist who left his award-winning career to start the Man Up Campaign, an initiative dedicated to bringing men together and putting an end to violence against women and girls in all its forms, from domestic violence to sex trafficking.
This year GQ will select five nominees as finalists; voters, along with a panel of GQ judges, will determine the winner.
The winner will receive $10,000 donated by Movado to the winner's accredited charity of choice; a promotional feature in GQ; a Movado SE Extreme watch as well as $2,000 in cash.a trip with a guest to New York City, where the winner will be honored at GQ's The Gentlemen's Ball on Oct. 26;
Additional finalists each will receive $2,500 donated by Movado to the an accredited charity of their choice, a trip with guest to New York City to attend The Gentlemen's Ball and a Movado BOLD watch.
Details on nominating someone or entering yourself can be found at TheGentlemensFund.com. You have from May 18 until July 6 to submit a short video or essay.
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