Awareness Events

Decembeard

Friday, December 1, 2017 to Sunday, December 31, 2017

Get sponsored to grow a beard in December - in doing so you will have raised both funds and awareness of the UK's 2nd biggest cancer killer.

World AIDS Day

Friday, December 1, 2017 to Friday, December 1, 2017

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

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Sunday, December 3, 2017 to Sunday, December 3, 2017

The International Day of Persons with Disabilities is marked around the world annually on 3 December, as per General Assembly resolution 47/3 of 14 October 1992, to promote awareness and mobilise support for critical issues pertaining to the inclusion of persons with disabilities in society and development. Visit the website for more details.

Human Rights Day

Sunday, December 10, 2017 to Sunday, December 10, 2017

Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December. It commemorates the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In 1950, the Assembly passed resolution 423 (V), inviting all States and interested organizations to observe 10 December of each year as Human Rights Day. Visit the website for more information.

Dry January

Monday, January 1, 2018 to Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Alcohol Concern’s Dry January is the annual campaign where we challenge people to give up alcohol for the 31 days of January.

World Braille Day

Thursday, January 4, 2018 to Thursday, January 4, 2018

Every year January 4th marks World Braille Day which commemorates the birth of Louis Braille.

STIQ Day

Sunday, January 14, 2018 to Sunday, January 14, 2018

STIQ Day has been launched to get people thinking about their sexual health and encourage more people to get regular sexual health checks.  No one likes to think they’ve caught a sexually transmitted infection (STI) but without a test you just can’t be sure. Visit the website for more information.

World Leprosy Day

Saturday, January 27, 2018 to Saturday, January 27, 2018

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

National Bug Busting Day

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 to Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Many schools across the country take part in these events, and by synchronizing Bug Busting across the country you can help prevent head lice from circulating. Visit the website for more details.

Raynaud’s Awareness Month

Thursday, February 1, 2018 to Wednesday, February 28, 2018

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

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