Upcoming Charity Observances

These observances encourage us to think about those less fortunate than ourselves and to give what we can to help them.

National Thrift Shop Day

National Thrift Shop Day

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Hunger Action Month

Hunger Action Month

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International Day of Charity 

International Day of Charity 

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National Make A Difference Day

National Make A Difference Day

This community service event that is held on the fourth Saturday in October.

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Movember

Movember

Every November, many men in the UK grow a moustache as part of Movember and the range of charities they support.

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National Day of Giving

National Day of Giving

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International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development 

International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development 

A unique chance for volunteers and organizations to celebrate their efforts, to share their values, and to promote their work.

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UNICEF Birthday

UNICEF Birthday

UNICEF works in over 190 countries and territories to save children's lives, to defend their rights, and to help them fulfil their potential, from early childhood through adolescence.

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Marie Curie GreatDaffodil Appeal

Marie Curie GreatDaffodil Appeal

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National Volunteer Month

National Volunteer Month

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Childhelp National Day of Hope

Childhelp National Day of Hope

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National American Red Cross Founder’s Day

National American Red Cross Founder’s Day

The American Red Cross was founded by Clara Barton on May 21st 1881.

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The Big Lunch

The Big Lunch

Since 2009 The Big Lunch has been a 'thanksgiving' moment for neighbours and communities.

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