Charity Observances

There is a Day for That! provides you with a list of observances and national days related to Charity.

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

World Therapeutic Horticulture Day

World Therapeutic Horticulture Day šŸŒ±

Celebrate the healing touch of nature on World Therapeutic Horticulture Day and embrace the benefits of gardening for well-being.

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National American Red Cross Founderā€™s Day

National American Red Cross Founderā€™s Day

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

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World Hunger Day

World Hunger Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Hunger Day.

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Volunteers' Week

Volunteers' Week

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Volunteers' Week in the UK.

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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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National Thrift Shop Day

National Thrift Shop Day

National Nonprofit Day gives us a moment to pause and reflect on the incredible work nonprofits do every day.

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Hunger Action Month

Hunger Action Month

Find out the dates, history and background to Hunger Action Month

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International Day of CharityĀ 

International Day of CharityĀ 

This international day is observed on the anniversary of the death of Mother Teresa, one of the most famous charity workers in history.

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National Food Bank Day

National Food Bank Day

National Food Bank Day is recognized on the first Friday in September and encourages residents to commit or contribute to the cause in any way shape or form.

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World's Biggest Coffee Morning

World's Biggest Coffee Morning

World's Biggest Coffee Morning is Macmillan Cancer Support's biggest fundraising event.

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World Homeless Day

World Homeless Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Homeless Day.

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UK Coffee Week

UK Coffee Week ā˜•

Find out the dates, history and traditions of UK Coffee Week.

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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 Survivorsā€™ Day

National Survivorsā€™ Day

Honor courage on National Survivorsā€™ Day by wearing ribbons and showing support for those affected by sexual assault and abuse.

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National Philanthropy Day

National Philanthropy Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Philanthropy Day

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White Ribbon Day

White Ribbon Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of White Ribbon Day.

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Fuel Poverty Awareness Day

Fuel Poverty Awareness Day

As the UK enters colder weather, Fuel Poverty Awareness Day aims to highlight the issues caused by fuel poverty.

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National Roof Over Your Head Day

National Roof Over Your Head Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Roof Over Your Head Day

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National Day of Giving

National Day of Giving

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Day of Giving

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International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social DevelopmentĀ 

International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social DevelopmentĀ 

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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Bubble Gum Day

Bubble Gum Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Bubble Gum Day.

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World Thinking Day

World Thinking Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Thinking Day.

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World NGO Day

World NGO Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of World NGO Day.

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Marie Curie GreatDaffodil Appeal

Marie Curie GreatDaffodil Appeal

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Marie Curie GreatDaffodil Appeal

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Red Cross Month

Red Cross Month

Celebrate the impact of Red Cross Month and honor the heroes who bring hope during crises with their unwavering support and dedication.

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Brain Tumour Awareness Month

Brain Tumour Awareness Month

A month of activities to highlight one of the most dangerous forms of cancer.

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National Shoe the World Day

National Shoe the World Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Shoe the World Day

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Wear A Hat Day

Wear A Hat Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Wear A Hat Day.

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National Volunteer Month

National Volunteer Month

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Volunteer Month

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Childhelp National Day of Hope

Childhelp National Day of Hope

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Childhelp National Day of Hope

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National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Volunteer Week.

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Football Shirt Friday

Football Shirt Friday āš½

We give a shirt! Get your team together and help tackle bowel cancer.

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National Rebuilding Day

National Rebuilding Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Rebuilding Day

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World Wish Day

World Wish Day

This World Wish Day, raise your hand and help bring hope without limits to a child living with a critical illness.

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World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day

World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day.

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World Therapeutic Horticulture Day

World Therapeutic Horticulture Day šŸŒ±

Celebrate the healing touch of nature on World Therapeutic Horticulture Day and embrace the benefits of gardening for well-being.

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