Awareness Events

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Thursday, September 1, 2016 to Friday, September 30, 2016

Raising awareness events across the UK. During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (CCAM) CLIC Sargent is highlighting the impact of cancer and treatment on children, young people and their families, and the benefits of helping them spend more time at home. Visit the website for more details.

CMT Awareness Month (Charcot-Marie-Tooth)

Thursday, September 1, 2016 to Friday, September 30, 2016

A month of events and publicity to try to bring Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease into the public eye.

Sickle Cell Awareness Month

Thursday, September 1, 2016 to Friday, September 30, 2016

Raising awareness events across the UK. Visit the website for more details.

Vascular Disease Awareness Month

Thursday, September 1, 2016 to Friday, September 30, 2016

The Circulation Foundation is committed to saving lives and limbs through research, awareness and information. As the only UK charity dedicated to vascular disease, we want to ensure that those at risk of vascular disease are identified and treated before it is too late. Help us spread the word. You can order fundraising materials and patient information online. Or if you fancy organising an event to help raise awareness of vascular disease and raise much needed funds, visit our fundraising section or email info@circulationfoundation.org.uk to request a toolkit.

World Rabies Day 

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 to Wednesday, September 28, 2016

September 28 is World Rabies Day, a global health observance that seeks to raise awareness about rabies and enhance prevention and control efforts. World Rabies Day is an excellent time to take steps that can help prevent and control rabies, such as vaccinating pets including dogs and cats and providing education on how to avoid the animals that typically transmit rabies: raccoons, bats, skunks, and foxes. Visit the website for more details.

World Heart Day

Thursday, September 29, 2016 to Thursday, September 29, 2016

World Heart Day was created to inform people around the globe that heart disease and stroke are the world's leading cause of death. Visit the website for more details.

World's Biggest Coffee Morning

Friday, September 30, 2016 to Friday, September 30, 2016

Across the country, and in several other parts of the world, thousands of people hold or attend coffee mornings to raise money for people affected by cancer.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Saturday, October 1, 2016 to Monday, October 31, 2016

Raising awareness events across the UK. Visit the website for more details.

International Day of Older Persons

Saturday, October 1, 2016 to Saturday, October 1, 2016

On 14 December 1990, the United Nations General Assembly (by resolution 45/106) designated 1 October the International Day of Older Persons. Raising awareness events across the UK. Visit the website for more details.

International Walk to School Month

Saturday, October 1, 2016 to Monday, October 31, 2016

October is International Walk to School Month and over 40 countries will be encouraging children to ditch the school run! We’re here to help anyone who wants to start walking to school – whether that’s all the way, parking up and walking the last 10 minutes, or just jumping off the bus two stops early. It all counts!

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