Events Calendar

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August 2020

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National Play Day

Play is an important part of growing up - it's vital for physical and emotional growth, for mental, educational and intellectual development, and for acquiring social and behavioral skills. However 86% of disabled children and young people do not have regular access to play and leisure facilities. There are 744 hours in August and we are asking for just 1. Pick any day and get a group of colleagues together and play for an hour to raise £124 so that one child can come and play at Challengers for a whole day.
Aug 3rd.

International Cat Day

A day to celebrate cats. Owning a cat has been shown to improve mental health and to relieve stress, anxiety and depression.
Aug 8th.

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

This is a day to promote and protect the rights of the world's indigenous peoples. This event also recognises the achievements and contributions that indigenous people make to improve world issues such as environmental protection.
Aug 9th.
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International Youth Day

The United Nations’ (UN) International Youth Day is celebrated on August 12 each year to recognize efforts of the world’s youth in enhancing global society. It also aims to promote ways to engage them in becoming more actively involved in making positive contributions to their communities.
Aug 12th.
Recommended: Surfers Not Street Children, Raleigh International , Brook, Etatu (A Kitchen for Msmanbweni Orphans Program (MOP), Help fulfill the dream of Secondary Education ), United Through Sport (Senior School of Excellence, Generating HIV and AIDS awareness through Rugby), Computers Are Free For Everyone (CAFFE), New Day Nepal, London Youth (Inspiring a life long love of sport for young Londoners, Empowering young people to create change in their communities, Affordable outdoor education for young Londoners), Children at Risk Foundation, Extra Life / Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, War Child UK (Development centre for Afghan Children, Education for children in the Acholi region, Helping children affected by war), AMAR International Charitable Foundation (Health in Iraq , Education in Iraq , Female Empowerment in Iraq, AMAR Emergency Appeal), Action for Kids, Computer Aid International, Chance To Grow - 54 (New dormitories for Great Mercy orphanage, Education for the Great Mercy orphanage), Music as Therapy International, Mary's Meals, The Cybersmile Foundation (Cyberbullying Helpline, Online Guru, Digital cyberbullying workshops, Cybersmile International Workshop Project), Oxfam GB (Ending global poverty , Nepal Earthquake Emergency Response, Tiger Worms), Amantani, The Children's Hospital Charity, One Hen, Inc., Sport Relief, Willow , World Literacy Foundation (Listen, Learn & Laugh, Learn to read, Build a community centre ), Football Beyond Borders, Right To Play UK, Diana Award, City Gateway, Centrepoint (Every year 80,000 young people experience homelessness in the UK, Homeless FA - turning lives around through football), Challengers, The Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation, Girls Who Code, Girls Out Loud, Book Aid International, Be Enriched, Leys CDI.

World Elephant Day

This event is a day to raise awareness about the plight of Asian and African elephants.
Aug 12th.
Recommended: Born Free Foundation.
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National Aviation Day

National Aviation Day is observed in the United States on August 19 each year to celebrate the history and development of the aviation. It coincides with the birthday of Orville Wright who, together with his brother Wilbur, made significant contributions to powered flight.
Aug 19th.

World Humanitarian Day

This is a day to celebrate humanitarian work and those who face danger to help others.
Aug 19th.
International homeless animal day

International Homeless Animals Day

Every day, animals are abandoned or placed into kennels, dependent on charities and goodwill. These organisations are strained beyond coping, and are desperate to raise awareness of the plight of homeless and abandoned animals. Homeless Animals Day aims to educate people about pet abandonment, feral animals and benefits or neutering domestic animals.
Aug 20th.

International Dog Day

Here's a day to celebrate dogs and the great work that they do, as well as those who are homeless and abused.
Aug 26th.

International Day Against Nuclear Tests

The UN International Day against Nuclear Tests brings public awareness and education about the effects of global nuclear weapon tests. The day aims to end nuclear testing and to promote peace and security.
Aug 29th.

September 2020

World alzheimers month

World Alzheimers Month

World Alzheimer's Month unites opinion leaders, people with dementia, their carers and family, medical professionals, researchers and the media from all around the world.
Sep 1st.
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Labor Day

Labor Day in the United States is a holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September. It is a celebration of the American labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of workers.
Sep 5th.

International Day of Charity

This day was declared in 2012 by the UN General Assembly and aims to raise awareness to provide a common platform for charity related activities worldwide.
Sep 5th.
Recommended: Childreach International.

International Literacy Day

This event was declared by UNESCO in 1965. It's a day to raise awareness for those who can't read or write, celebrate literacy, and to hope to eradicate illiteracy.
Sep 8th.
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World Suicide Prevention Day

‘Preventing Suicide: Reaching Out and Saving Lives’ is the theme of the 2015 World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD). It serves as a call to action to individuals and organizations to prevent suicide. This year, the theme encourages us all to consider the role that offering support may play in combating suicide.
Sep 10th.

International Day of Democracy

This is a day which encourages governments to strengthen national programmes devoted to the promotion and consolidation of democracy.
Sep 15th.
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Peace One Day

Peace One Day’s objective is to institutionalise Peace Day 21 September. Throughout the years, millions of people have been active on Peace Day in every country of the world, and hundreds of organisations have carried out life-saving activities in areas of conflict. Peace One Day’s Campaigns and activities in Education, Music, Film, Sport, Dance, Art and Online have proved that the day works.
Sep 21st.
Recommended: Peace One Day.
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World Alzheimers Day

A day on which Alzheimer’s organizations around the world concentrate their efforts on raising awareness about Alzheimer’s and dementia. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, a group of disorders that impairs mental functioning.
Sep 21st.

International Day of Peace

This day was established in 1981. It was created as a day to celebrate and strengthen peace within and among all countries.
Sep 21st.

World Rhino Day

A day to celebrate all five species of rhino: black, white, greater one-horned, sumatran and javan.
Sep 22nd.
Recommended: United For Wildlife.

World Rivers Day

World Rivers Day is a celebration of the world's waterways. It highlights the many values of rivers and strives to increase public awareness and encourages the improved stewardship of rivers around the world.
Sep 25th.
Recommended: World Land Trust.

World Tourism Day

A day to raise awareness about the role tourism plays within the international community and the effect it has. A host country is designated each year as a partner to the celebrations.
Sep 27th.

October 2020

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EB Awareness month #ShowYourSeams

Every year 25-31 October marks EB Awareness Week, but this year we want to make it bigger so we’re turning the whole of October into EB Awareness Month! Here's how you can get involved...even clothing labels and seams can damage the fragile skin of someone living with EB – labels often have to be cut out, necklines adapted or clothes turned inside out to prevent friction. That’s why this October we’re asking you to #ShowYourSeams! Visit our website to find out more!
Oct 1st.
Recommended: DEBRA.
Breast cancer awareness month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. While most people are aware of breast cancer, many forget to take the steps to have a plan to detect the disease in its early stages and encourage others to do the same. We have made a lot of progress but still have a long way to go and need your help!
Oct 1st.
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Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Every October, Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) is observed to bring to light an issue that effects our community in a staggereing way. DVAM is an opportunity for domestic violence organizations to connect with the community through meaningful outreach and awareness raising even
Oct 1st.
Recommended: Sport Relief.

National Bullying Prevention Month

National Bullying Prevention Month is a campaign in the United States founded in 2006 by PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center.[1] The campaign is held during the month of October and unites communities nationwide to educate and raise awareness of bullying prevention.
Oct 1st.
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World Animal Day

Mission of World Animal Day: To raise the status of animals in order to improve welfare standards around the globe. Building the celebration of World Animal Day unites the animal welfare movement, mobilising it into a global force to make the world a better place for all animals. It's celebrated in different ways in every country, irrespective of nationality, religion, faith or political ideology. Through increased awareness and education we can create a world where animals are always recognised as sentient beings and full regard is always paid to their welfare.
Oct 4th.

World Animal Day

Today we are raising awareness of the work of Born Free in protecting and conserving wild animals throughout the world.
Oct 4th.
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World Cerebral Palsy Day

World Cerebral Palsy (CP Day) is a global project to change the world for people living with cerebral palsy and their families. The project is led by a group of non-profit cerebral palsy charities, and supported by organisations in 48 countries. We welcome new countries and partner organisations. This year, World CP Day will evolve into a social movement that will empower people with CP, their families and the services that support them, to drive change that makes a difference in their local communities.
Oct 5th.

World Habitat Day

This day is on the first Monday of October every year. It is designed as an opportunity to reflect on the state of our towns and cities, that we have a basic right to adequate shelter and that we have the power and responsibility to shape the future of these places.
Oct 5th.

World Teachers Day

This day celebrates teachers organisations across the world. It aims to raise awareness about the the importance of teachers to education and development, and to make sure they are supported.
Oct 5th.
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World Smile Day

As is well known by now throughout the world Harvey Ball, a commercial artist from Worcester, Massachusetts created the smiley face in 1963. That image went on to become the most recognizable symbol of good will and good cheer on the planet. As the years passed Harvey Ball became concerned about the over-commercialization of his symbol, and how its original meaning and intent had become lost in the constant repetition of the marketplace. Out of that concern came his idea for World Smile Day®. He thought that we, all of us, should devote one day each year to smiles and kind acts throughout the world.
Oct 7th.
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Dashain - Nepal National Festival

Dashain is the 15-day-long national festival of Nepal, the longest and most anticipated celebration in the Nepalese calendar worldwide. The festival emphasises family and community ties, with people returning home from all parts of the world, and will be particularly poignant in 2015.
Oct 9th.

World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilising efforts in support of mental health. The Day provides an opportunity for all stakeholders working on mental health issues to talk about their work, and what more needs to be done to make mental health care a reality for people worldwide.
Oct 10th.

World Homeless Day

This is a day that aims to draw attention to the needs of homeless people. It aims to educate people about the issues around homelessness and to celebrate the existing good work.
Oct 10th.

International Day of the Girl

This day is dedicated to recognising the rights of girls and the specific challenges they face.It specifically supports more opportunity for girls and increases awareness of gender inequality faced by girls worldwide based upon their gender. This inequality includes areas such as right to education/access to education, nutrition, legal rights, medical care, and protection from discrimination, violence against women and unfree child marriage.
Oct 11th.

World Arthritis Day

Established in 1996 this day is a chance for those suffering from arthritis to be heard. It is a day to raise awareness and to help people know about the support that is available.
Oct 12th.

International Day of Rural Women

This is a day which recognises the important role rural women play in enhancing agricultural and rural development, improving food security and eradicating rural poverty.
Oct 15th.
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World Food Day

World Food Day is a day of action against hunger. On October 16, people around the world come together to declare their commitment to eradicate hunger in our lifetime. Because when it comes to hunger, the only acceptable number in the world is zero.
Oct 16th.

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

This day is an opportunity to recognise the struggle of those living in poverty and to give them a chance to be heard. It also promotes people’s awareness of the need to eradicate poverty and destitution worldwide, particularly in developing countries.
Oct 17th.
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National Bandanna Day

National Bandanna Day is CanTeen’s major fundraising and awareness campaign for CanTeen Australia. Held on the last Friday in October, this powerful campaign has generated over $30 million to support young people affected by cancer. In the last three years alone, the National Bandanna Day message reached 20 million Australians and 1.2 million of them supported the campaign by purchasing merchandise. This year’s National Bandanna Day will be held on Friday 28th October, and we aim to raise $1.25 million to continue to provide programs and services for young people living with cancer. CanTeen helps young people cope with cancer in their family. Through CanTeen, they learn to explore and deal with their feelings about cancer, connect with other young people in the same boat and – if they’ve been diagnosed themselves, we provide specialist youth-specific treatment teams.
Oct 24th.

World Internet Day

This day celebrates the invention of the internet, those who helped build it and is a chance to reflect on how it has changed our lives.
Oct 29th.
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Halloween

Halloween is a date celebrated on the night of October 31st. Its celebration is most practised in the United States and Canada. Children wear costumes and they go to peoples' homes saying "Trick or treat!" to ask for candy, sweets in the United Kingdom, or lollies in Australia, and then people give it to them.
Oct 31st.

World Cities Day

This day promotes the international community's interest in global urbanisation. It is a day to encourage cooperation and address challenges.
Oct 31st.

November 2020

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The Movember Foundation is the leading global organisation committed to changing the face of men’s health. The Movember Foundation challenges men to grow moustaches during Movember (formerly known as November), to spark conversation and raise vital funds for its men’s health programs.
Nov 1st.
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Worldwide Kindness Day

Worldwide Kindness Day is the perfect day to do a random act of kindness wherever you are.
Nov 13th.
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World Diabetes Day

Led by the International Diabetes Federation, WDD unites the global diabetes community to produce a powerful voice for diabetes awareness and advocacy. WDD is a year-long campaign to reflect the realities of dealing with a chronic condition.
Nov 14th.
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Anti Bullying Week

Theme: 'Make a no!se about bullying'.
Nov 14th.

World Orphans Day

This day is held on the second Monday of November every year. It recognises the conditions of orphans and displaced children across the globe.
Nov 14th.
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Alcohol Awareness Week

Local authorities and other organisations, from pharmacies to treatment service providers, get involved to raise awareness of alcohol issues and the impact it can have on our health and communities.
Nov 16th.

International Day for Tolerance

This day was established in 1995 by UNSECO. It is intended to raise awareness about the danger of intollerance.
Nov 16th.

World Philosophy Day

This day is celebrated on every third Thursday of November. World Philosophy Day highlights the importance of philosophy, particularly for young people, and to give it recognition.
Nov 19th.

World Toilet Day

This day is all about the 2.4 billion people who do not have access to improved sanitation. It is a chance to take action and raise awareness about this situation.
Nov 19th.

Universal Children's Day

This is day to celebrate international togetherness and awareness among children. It also aims to to improve children's welfare. It is a chance to promote and celebrate children’s rights and continuously build up a living-friendly environment for children in the world through dialogues and actions.
Nov 20th.

World Television Day

This is a day of celebration for television, but more about the philosophy it represents rather than television as a tool. Television is a symbol of communication and globalisation in the contemporary world.
Nov 21st.
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Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday in the United States. It is traditionally a day for families and friends to get together for a special meal and give thanks for what they have.
Nov 24th.
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White Ribbon Day

White Ribbon Day is inspired by The White Ribbon Pledge lead by men who campaign to stop domestic violence against women.
Nov 25th.
Recommended: New Day Nepal.

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

This day intends to raise awareness about the fact that women are subjected to violence across the world. It also aims to highlight that the true scale and nature of this issue is often hidden
Nov 25th.
Recommended: New Day Nepal.

Giving Tuesday

This is a global day of giving. After the sales of Black Friday and the online shopping boom on Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday is an opportunity to come together to show the world why it’s good to give. Whether it’s making a donation, volunteering your time or just spreading the word at the start of the Christmas shopping season, #GivingTuesday is a call to action for everyone who wants to give something back.
Nov 29th.
Recommended: Breast Cancer Care, World Animal Protection UK.

December 2020

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World Aids Day

World AIDS Day is held on 1 December each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died. World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day and the first one was held in 1988.
Dec 1st.
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International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

The focus of this day is on eradicating contemporary forms of slavery, such as trafficking in persons, sexual exploitation, the worst forms of child labour, forced marriage, and the forced recruitment of children for use in armed conflict.
Dec 2nd.

International Day of People with Disabilities

This day aims to increase awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disability as well as celebrating the achievements and contributions of those with disability.
Dec 3rd.

International Volunteer Day

It is an opportunity for volunteers, and volunteer organisations, to raise awareness of, and gain understanding for, the contribution they make to their communities. It is also viewed as a unique chance for volunteers and organisations to celebrate their efforts, to share their values, and to promote their work among their communities, non-governmental organisations (NG0’s), United Nations agencies, government authorities and the private sector.
Dec 5th.

World Soil Day

This day aims to tackle our lack of knowledge about soil, and to raise awareness about it's importance and the significant role it plays.
Dec 5th.

International Anti-Corruption Day

This is a day to stand against corruption.
Dec 9th.
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International Animal Rights Day

International Animal Rights Day (IARD) aims to serve the same purpose as it does every year - reminding human beings that every creature on the planet deserves to be treated with equal kindness and respect.
Dec 10th.
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Human Rights Day

Celebrating the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The Day marks the anniversary of the Assembly's adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948.
Dec 10th.

World Football Day

This day is a yearly celebration of both players and fans of football across the world.
Dec 10th.

International Mountain Day

This day was designated by the UN General Assembly in 2003, which encouraged the international community to organise events at all levels on that day to highlight the importance of sustainable mountain development. This Day is observed every year with a different theme relevant to sustainable mountain development.
Dec 11th.
Recommended: World Land Trust.

International Migrants Day

This is a day to stand in solidarity with and acknowledge migrants. It was created in 2000 taking into account the large and increasing number of migrants in the world. International Migrants Day is seen firstly as an opportunity to recognise the contributions made by millions of migrants to the economies of their host and home countries, and secondly to promote respect for their basic human rights.
Dec 18th.
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Christmas Day

The annual Christian holiday celebrating Christ's birth
Dec 25th.
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12 Days of Christmas

The Twelve Days of Christmas start with Christmas Day and ends with the eve of Epiphany on January 5 th. A festive Christian season to celebrate the nativity of Jesus.
Dec 25th.

January 2021

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Global Family Day

This is a day for Peace and Sharing amongst families and it is celebrated every January 1
Jan 1st.
Recommended: SOS Children's Villages (Strengthening vulnerable families, Marsabit Food Programme, Sahel emergency appeal, Water Storage Tank in Kisumu, A Mothers Love), Action Against Hunger, Etatu (A Kitchen for Msmanbweni Orphans Program (MOP), Help fulfill the dream of Secondary Education ), United Through Sport (Senior School of Excellence, Generating HIV and AIDS awareness through Rugby), Computers Are Free For Everyone (CAFFE), New Day Nepal, Seeds of Hope International Partnerships, Toynbee Hall, Doctors of the World (Rebuilding Nepal's Shattered Healthcare System, Health Clinic for Pregnant Women & Children, Emergency Mobile Healthcare Unit, Refugee Winter Appeal - Greece), London Youth (Inspiring a life long love of sport for young Londoners, Empowering young people to create change in their communities, Affordable outdoor education for young Londoners), Samahope, HelpUSA, Children at Risk Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society, Extra Life / Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Five Talents UK, AMAR International Charitable Foundation (Health in Iraq , Education in Iraq , Female Empowerment in Iraq, AMAR Emergency Appeal), Music as Therapy International, RRHEDS( Redemption Research for Health and Educational Development Society), Poverty Release , Oxfam GB (Ending global poverty , Nepal Earthquake Emergency Response, Tiger Worms), Bliss, Amantani, The Children's Hospital Charity, One Hen, Inc., ASSET India Foundation, Centrepoint (Every year 80,000 young people experience homelessness in the UK, Homeless FA - turning lives around through football), Wherever the Need, Notes for Notes®, Aid For Japan , Computer Aid, Rees Foundation, Grow Movement, World Literacy Foundation (Listen, Learn & Laugh, Learn to read, Build a community centre ), Football Beyond Borders, International Medical Corps UK, Room to Read, Scottish Spina Bifida Association , The Petersons Fund for Children, Clives Charity.

World Religion Day

A day for all faiths, promoting harmony betweens the worlds religions. Held on the third Sunday in January.
Jan 15th.
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Penguin Awareness Day

Celebrate the wonderful world of penguins! Penguin Awareness Day is a great opportunity to learn about and appreciate one of the few natives of Antarctica.
Jan 20th.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

Marking the birthday on Martin Luther King Jr., on the last Monday of January. It is an American federal holiday.
Jan 23rd.

February 2021

World Wetlands Day

A day to spread awareness about the importance of wetlands. They are often viewed as wasteland, let may people's livelihoods depend upon them.
Feb 2nd.
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World Cancer Day

Taking place under the tagline ‘Not beyond us’, World Cancer Day takes a positive and proactive approach to the fight against cancer, highlighting that solutions do exist across the continuum of cancer, and that they are within our reach.
Feb 4th.
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Red Hand Day

An annual commemoration day on which pleas are made to political leaders and events are staged around the world to draw attention to the fates of child soldiers, children who are forced to serve as soldiers in wars and armed conflicts. The aim of Red Hand Day is to call for action against this practice, and support for children who are affected by it.
Feb 12th.

World Radio Day

A day all about celebrating radio. It is also a chance to improve cooperation between broadcasters internationally and to encourage all to promote access to information, freedom of expression and gender equality over the airwaves.
Feb 13th.

World Whale Day

This day was founded in Maui, Hawaii to celebrate humpback whales. It is now celebrated more widely and offers the chance to support whales across the world which are under threat due to loss of habitat and pollution.
Feb 13th.
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Valentines Day

A day of love
Feb 14th.

One Billion Rising

One Billion Rising is the biggest mass action to end violence against women in human history. This began as a call to action based on the staggering statistic that 1 in 3 women on the planet will be beaten or raped during her lifetime. With the world population at 7 billion, this adds up to more than ONE BILLION WOMEN AND GIRLS.
Feb 14th.

Digital Learning Day

Digital Learning Day was started as a way to actively spread innovative practices and ensure that all youth have access to high-quality digital learning opportunities no matter where they live.
Feb 17th.

World Day of Social Justice

A day for national activities in line with the World Summit for Social Development. It is a day to support the efforts of the international community in poverty eradication, the promotion of full employment and decent work, gender equity and access to social well-being and justice for all.
Feb 20th.

World Spay Day

A day to illustrate the lifesaving power of Spay and and the need to have affordable services available.
Feb 23rd.

International Polar Bear Day

Every year, this global event draws attention to the challenges polar bears face in a warming Arctic—and how we each can help. It encourages people to find ways to reduce their carbon output, such as by turning down their thermostat or driving less. This day is organised by Polar Bears International.
Feb 27th.
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Buy it with Love

Buy it with Love is a commercial campaign over Mother’s Day; a key time when the public like to support breast cancer as a cause Companies run cause-related marketing promotions, donating a certain amount from a range of products sold for the period - seeing demonstrable PR, sales uplift and customer loyalty as a result We promote the campaign through our channels, including our bespoke Buy it with Love website – where customers are then directed through to buy the product, driving traffic to your website
Feb 27th.

March 2021

World Wildlife Day

This day was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly and is celebration and day to raise awareness about flora and fauna across the world. It reaffirmed the intrinsic value of wildlife and its various contributions, including ecological, genetic, social, economic, scientific, educational, cultural, recreational and aesthetic, to sustainable development and human well-being.
Mar 3rd.

World Book Day

This day was organised by UNESCO and promotes reading, publishing and copyright.
Mar 3rd.

World Kidney Day

A day for awareness and education with events organised by kidney charities, healthcare professionals, patient groups and individuals who want to make a difference.
Mar 10th.
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Red Nose Day

A fund-raising event organised by Comic Relief. It's a campaign dedicated to raising money for children and young people living in poverty by simply having fun and making people laugh
Mar 13th.
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St Patricks Day

Saint Patrick's Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick is a cultural and religious celebration held on 17 March, the traditional death date of Saint Patrick (c. AD 385–461), the foremost patron saint of Ireland.
Mar 17th.
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Earth Hour

Earth Hour is a worldwide movement for the planet organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). The event is held worldwide annually encouraging individuals, communities, households and businesses to turn off their non-essential lights for one hour, from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. on the last Saturday in March, as a symbol for their commitment to the planet
Mar 19th.

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Proclaiming the day in 1966, the United Nations General Assembly called on the international community to redouble its efforts to eliminate all forms of racial discrimination.
Mar 21st.

International Day of Forests

Raising awareness about the importance of forests and trees in general. Countries are encouraged to undertake efforts to organise local, national, and international activities involving forests and trees, such as tree planting campaigns.
Mar 21st.

World Down Syndrome Day

Down Syndrome International (DSi) encourages people all over the world to choose their own activities and events on WDSD to help raise awareness of what Down syndrome is, what it means to have Down syndrome, and how people with Down syndrome play a vital role in our lives and communities.
Mar 21st.

World Poetry Day

A day to celebrate the importance of poetry. One of the main objectives of the Day is to support linguistic diversity through poetic expression and to offer endangered languages the opportunity to be heard within their communities.
Mar 21st.
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National Puppy Day (UK)

National Puppy Day is here for two reasons: to draw awareness to the unconditional love we get from our almost-dogs! And to highlight the importance of working to save our orphaned canines and teach people the truth about puppy mills in the US and puppy farms in the UK and pet stores that stock puppies.
Mar 23rd.

World Tuberculosis Day

A day to increase public awareness about Tuberculosis and also to try and eliminate this disease
Mar 24th.
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Easter Sunday

Easter is a festival and holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, described in the New Testament as having occurred on the third day of his burial after his crucifixion by Romans. It is the culmination of the Passion of Christ, preceded by Lent a forty-day period of fasting, prayer, and penance.
Mar 27th.
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Autism Awareness Day

The eighth annual World Autism Awareness Day is April 2, 2015. Every year, autism organizations around the world celebrate the day with unique fundraising and awareness-raising events
Apr 2nd.
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World Health Day

The World Health Day is a global health awareness day celebrated every year on 7 April, under the sponsorship of the World Health Organization (WHO)
Apr 7th.
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International Day for Street Children

This is a platform for street children to speak out, to make sure that their rights are not ignored.
Apr 12th.

World Dolphin Day

This is a day to focus on the plight of dolphins. Traditionally, Dolphin Day places a particular emphasis on curtailing Japanese dolphin hunts, as these have received much publicity during the last decade.
Apr 16th.
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Earth Day

Earth Day is an annual event, celebrated on April 22, on which day events worldwide are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. It was first celebrated in 1970, and is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network, and celebrated in more than 192 countries each year.[2]
Apr 22nd.
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St Georges Day

Saint George is the patron saint of England and as such is celebrated annually on 23 April, the day of his death in 303 CE.
Apr 23rd.
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World Penguin Day

World Penguin Day coincides with the annual northward migration of penguins. This happens each year on or around April 25th. Penguins do not fly. Rather, they walk, or waddle their way to and from. World Penguin Day is a great opportunity to learn about and appreciate one of the few natives of Antarctica.
Apr 25th.

World Malaria Day

On World Malaria Day advocates and citizens around the world raise awareness of malaria as a disease that is preventable and treatable and mobilise action to end the ravages of malaria.
Apr 25th.

International Jazz Day

A day to celebrate jazz and its ability to unify people across the world.
Apr 30th.

May 2021

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Mental Health Awareness Month

Its purpose is to raise awareness about mental illnesses, such as depression, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder. It also aims to draw attention to suicide, which can be precipitated by some mental illnesses. Mental Health Awareness Month also aims to educate communities about psychological disorders, while reducing the stigma that surrounds them. The month came about by presidential proclamation.
May 1st.
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ALS Awareness month

ALS Awareness Month is a campaign to spread awareness of and raise funds for research for a cure for ALS
May 1st.

International Workers’ Day

A celebration of the working classes, promoted by the international labor movement, anarchists, socialists, and communists
May 1st.

World Press Freedom Day

This day is an opportunity to: celebrate press freedom, assess the state of this freedom throughout the world, defend the media if its independence is attacked and pay tribute to journalists who lost their lives through their job.
May 3rd.

Give Local America Day

This is a 24hour crowdfunding event in America to raise money for local causes.
May 3rd.

World Migratory Bird Day

This day is a chance to raise awareness about the importance of conservation for migratory birds and their habitats. Each year, on the second weekend in May, people around the world take action and organize public events such as bird festivals, education programmes, exhibitions and bird-watching excursions to celebrate.
May 7th.
Recommended: BirdLife Malta.

World Lupus Day

A day to raise awareness of Lupus, an under appreciated but serious and life altering autoimmune disease.
May 10th.

World Fair Trade Day

Celebrating Fair Trade and its fight against poverty, exploitation, climate change and economic crisis. Celebrated on the second Saturday of May.
May 14th.

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia

A day to celebrate gender and sexual diversities across the globe. This day was created in 2004 to draw the attention of policymakers, opinion leaders, social movements, the public and the media to the violence and discrimination experienced by LGBTI people internationally.
May 17th.
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Dementia Awareness Week

Dementia Awareness Week is supported by the Alzheimer's Society. The Alzheimer's Society is a UK charity which provides support and research for those affected by dementia.
May 18th.

International Museum Day

A day to raise awareness that Museums are important for cultural exchange, development of mutual understanding, cooperation and peace.
May 18th.

International Day for Biological Diversity

The United Nations has proclaimed May 22 The International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues.
May 22nd.

World Turtle Day

The purpose of World Turtle Day, May 23, sponsored yearly since 2000 by American Tortoise Rescue, is to bring attention to, and increase knowledge of and respect for, turtles and tortoises, and encourage human action to help them survive and thrive.
May 23rd.
Recommended: The Land Between.

World No Tobacco Day

This day encourages a 24hour abstinence from all tobacco across the globe.
May 31st.
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RNLI - Mayday

Every day is Mayday for our RNLI volunteer crews. The moment the pagers beep, they drop everything to rescue total strangers. Every May day Bank holiday, every year, we call on all our supporters to help us continue saving lives by being a part of our annual, national fundraiser.
May 1st.

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Gay Pride Month

Gay pride or LGBT pride is the positive stance against discrimination and violence toward lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people to promote their self-affirmation, dignity, equality rights, increase their visibility as a social group, build community, and celebrate sexual diversity and gender variance.
Jun 1st.
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International Childrens Day

It was first proclaimed by the World Conference for the Well-being of Children in 1925 and then established universally in 1954 to protect an "appropriate" day.[1]
Jun 1st.
Recommended: Chance to Grow, The Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation, Surfers Not Street Children, Signal, Action Against Hunger, Etatu (A Kitchen for Msmanbweni Orphans Program (MOP), Help fulfill the dream of Secondary Education ), St John Ambulance (First Aid Training in Schools, RISE), Toynbee Hall, Doctors of the World (Rebuilding Nepal's Shattered Healthcare System, Health Clinic for Pregnant Women & Children, Emergency Mobile Healthcare Unit, Refugee Winter Appeal - Greece), Children at Risk Foundation, Extra Life / Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, War Child UK (Development centre for Afghan Children, Education for children in the Acholi region, Helping children affected by war), Action for Kids, Ambassadors in Sport, Computer Aid International, Chance To Grow - 54 (New dormitories for Great Mercy orphanage, Education for the Great Mercy orphanage), AMAR International Charitable Foundation (Health in Iraq , Education in Iraq , Female Empowerment in Iraq, AMAR Emergency Appeal), Music as Therapy International, Mary's Meals, RRHEDS( Redemption Research for Health and Educational Development Society), The Cybersmile Foundation (Cyberbullying Helpline, Online Guru, Digital cyberbullying workshops, Cybersmile International Workshop Project), Oxfam GB (Ending global poverty , Nepal Earthquake Emergency Response, Tiger Worms), Orchid Project, Bliss, Amantani, The Children's Hospital Charity, Wherever the Need, Notes for Notes®, Sport Relief, Computer Aid, Rees Foundation, World Literacy Foundation (Listen, Learn & Laugh, Learn to read, Build a community centre ), Right To Play UK, Room to Read, Countryside Restoration Trust, Just a Drop, Princess For A Lifetime, Smile Train (Bottles for feeding, Transportation for young patients, Nutritional supplements, New sets of sutures, Fund a Free Cleft Surgery), SOS Children's Villages (Strengthening vulnerable families, Marsabit Food Programme, Sahel emergency appeal, Water Storage Tank in Kisumu, A Mothers Love), Lifelites, Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, Aid For Japan , Challengers, Poverty Release , Childreach International, Samahope, Thai Children's Trust, SAINT ANN FOUNDATION, London Youth (Inspiring a life long love of sport for young Londoners, Empowering young people to create change in their communities, Affordable outdoor education for young Londoners), Save the Amazon .
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RNLI - Respect the Water

The RNLI work hard every day to educate, supervise and ultimately rescue those who are at risk from drowning. British and Irish waters are dangerously unpredictable. Over 200 people accidentally die each year in our rivers and around our coastline. The RNLI want to change this. The RNLI has a goal to halve the number of UK drownings by 2024. Respect the Water is the RNLI’s national drowning prevention campaign and will play a key role in helping us to achieve this. We still want you to enjoy the water, but we also want you to Respect the Water, acknowledge its dangers and never underestimate its power. In 2016, Respect the Water will be bigger than ever. You’ll see Respect the Water adverts in cinemas, on billboards and online, and hear it on the radio around the UK and Republic of Ireland. We are also working closely with communities around the coast, so you may also see our messages in lifeboat stations and local pubs.
Jun 1st.
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National Cancer Survivers Day

An annual, treasured Celebration of Life that is held in hundreds of communities nationwide, and around the world, on the first Sunday in June. It is a CELEBRATION for those who have survived, an INSPIRATION for those recently diagnosed, a gathering of SUPPORT for families, and an OUTREACH to the community.
Jun 2nd.

World Environment Day

This day is celebrated every year on 5 June to raise global awareness to take positive environmental action to protect nature and the planet Earth.
Jun 5th.
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World Ocean Day

The World Oceans Day is celebrated on June 08, 2016. It is a day to honor the world's ocean, celebrate the products the ocean provides.
Jun 8th.
Recommended: Surfers Not Street Children, Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC), World Animal Protection UK, World Oceans Day.

World Day Against Child Labor

This days aims to raise awareness and activism to prevent child labour. It is intended to foster the worldwide movement against child labour in any of its forms.
Jun 12th.

World Blood Donor Day

The event, established in 2004, serves to raise awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products, and to thank blood donors for their voluntary, life-saving gifts of blood.
Jun 14th.

World Refugee Day

This event is a day that honours the courage, strength and determination of women, men and children who are forced to flee their homeland under threat of persecution, conflict and violence.
Jun 20th.
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World Music Day

A day to celebrate music around the world.
Jun 21st.

International Day of Yoga

This is a day to celebrate yoga. Yoga is a physical, mental, and spiritual practice or discipline that originated in India.
Jun 21st.
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Cystic Fibrosis Week

This week not only raises awareness of the disorder, it also raises awareness of the support that is out there for sufferers and their families.
Jun 24th.
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Wrong Trousers Day

Wrong Trousers Day is an event held by Wallace & Gromit's Children's Foundation to support sick children. The fundrasing and awareness building event encourage people to wear outlandish and silly pants to school, work or just around town.
Jun 24th.

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Independence Day

Independence Day is annually celebrated on July 4 and is often known as "the Fourth of July". It is the anniversary of the publication of the declaration of independence from Great Britain in 1776. Patriotic displays and family events are organized throughout the United States.
Jul 4th.

World Population Day

This is an event aimed at raising awareness about global population issues.
Jul 11th.
Recommended: SAINT ANN FOUNDATION.
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Disability Awareness Day

Europe's largest 'not for profit' voluntary-led disability exhibition, and is held annually in a huge tented village within the grounds of Walton Hall Gardens
Jul 16th.

Nelson Mandela International Day

This day was created in honour of Nelson Mandela, his life's work and changing the world for the better.
Jul 18th.
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Samaritans National Awareness Day

Samaritans provide emotional support to anyone in emotional distress, struggling to cope, or at risk of suicide 24 hours a day and 7 days a week (24/7).
Jul 24th.
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World Hepatitis Day

A significant global platform for raising awareness about hepatitis and influence real change in disease prevention, testing and treatment
Jul 28th.
Recommended: Thai Children's Trust.

International Tiger Day

A day to give worldwide attention to the reservation of tigers, to protect and expand wild tiger habitats and to gain support through awareness.
Jul 29th.

World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

This day was created by the UN to raise awareness about the situation of the victims of human trafficking and to promote and protect their rights.
Jul 30th.
Recommended: ASSET India Foundation, Real Restoration.

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