The Sussex County Sheriff’s Office concluded “No-Shave November” by raising $5,000 for cancer awareness.

The non-profit group, No-Shave November’s mission is devoted to “growing” cancer awareness and raising funds to support cancer prevention, research and education. Over 65 officers and administration participated by forgoing shaving and collecting donations for this worthy charity.

Sheriff Michael Strada, who participated as well, said “I am proud of the efforts made by our officers as we had far more participants this year than in the past. I would like to thank those who donated and we look forward to participating and raising more funds next year.”