World Homeless Day

Category: Charity
World Homeless Day around the world in 2022
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About World Homeless Day

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Dates of World Homeless Day
2023 InternationalOct 10
International Tue, Oct 10Observances Holiday
2022 InternationalOct 10
International Mon, Oct 10Observances Holiday
2021 InternationalOct 10
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2020 InternationalOct 10
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2019 InternationalOct 10
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Summary
Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Homeless Day.

October 10th is marked as World Homeless Day. This day was first recognized as a national holiday back in 2010.

Since its founding, World Homeless Day has been observed on every continent except Antarctica, in several dozen countries.

Habitat for Humanity estimate 150 million people are homeless worldwide, and 1.6 billion people worldwide live in "inadequate shelter".

The purpose of World Homeless Day is to draw attention to people who experience homelessness needs locally and provide opportunities for the community to get involved in responding to homelessness while taking advantage of the stage an ‘international day’ provides.

How To Make a Difference

  • educate people about homeless issues
  • celebrate and support local good works
  • highlight local issues in the media
  • donate to local service providers
  • volunteer and provide hands on help
  • thank volunteers with certificates and awards
  • invite a guest speaker
  • host a fundraiser
  • Tweet #WorldHomelessDay
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