Awareness Events

Jeans For Genes Day

Friday, September 22, 2017 to Friday, September 22, 2017

Jeans for Genes is the national children's charity that holds Jeans for Genes Day. Wear your jeans, make a donation and help children with genetic disorders. Visit the website for more details.

National Doodle Day

Friday, September 22, 2017 to Friday, September 22, 2017

National Doodle Day is all about doodling to help raise funds to support people affected by epilepsy. Since the very first National Doodle Day in 2004, over £250,000 has been raised. Over 1,000 celebrities have taken part in the event since it began. Individuals, schools and groups can also take part in the annual competition.

International Ataxia Awareness Day

Monday, September 25, 2017 to Monday, September 25, 2017

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

World Contraception Day

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 to Tuesday, September 26, 2017

World Contraception Day (WCD) is a worldwide campaign with a vision for a world where every pregnancy is wanted. Its mission is to improve awareness of contraception to enable young people to make informed decisions on sexual and reproductive health.

World Rabies Day 

Thursday, September 28, 2017 to Thursday, September 28, 2017

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

Friday, September 29, 2017 to Friday, September 29, 2017

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 29, 2017 to Friday, September 29, 2017

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.

ADHD Awareness Month

Sunday, October 1, 2017 to Tuesday, October 31, 2017

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

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Sunday, October 1, 2017 to Tuesday, October 31, 2017

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

International Day of Older Persons

Sunday, October 1, 2017 to Sunday, October 1, 2017

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.

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