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Awareness Days Calendar

There are a variety of awareness days which help to support health conditions and other causes that are important to people's lives. BVA outline what these are and when you can get involved. It is hoped that local Charities use these opportunities to promote themselves,

The calendar will show the awareness days within the next 30 days; to change the date use the filter  and it will then show the events being held for 30 days after the date chosen.

If you would like us to add your awareness day to the calendar then please email comms@bvaction.org.uk

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World Habitat Day

World Habitat Day, Monday 3rd October 2016, is designated by United Nations and aims to reflect on the state of our towns and cities.

Starts:
05-10-2015
Ends:
05-10-2015
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Make A Difference Day

Make a Difference Day is on October 22 and its mission is to inspire a new generation of volunteers to 'get up, get going and get active.'

Starts:
24-10-2015
Ends:
24-10-2015
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Action For Brain Injury Week

ABI Week is an annual event where Headway groups and branches, and the UK-wide charity join forces to raise awareness of brain injury and the support available across the UK. Be #ConcussionAware

Starts:
09-05-2016
Ends:
16-05-2016
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Blood Cancer Awareness Month

September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month, and we’re using it as an opportunity to raise awareness of the symptoms of blood cancers

Starts:
01-09-2016
Ends:
30-09-2016
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Jeans For Genes day

Jeans for Genes Day invites everyone across the UK, from nurseries and schools to companies and individuals, to wear their jeans for the Day in return for a small donation.

Starts:
23-09-2016
Ends:
24-09-2016
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Macmillan World's Biggest Coffee Morning

Macmillan are organising the World's Biggest Coffee Morning on 30th September 2016 to raise money and awareness so no one has to face cancer alone.

Starts:
30-09-2016
Ends:
30-09-2016
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a worldwide annual campaign involving thousands of organisations, to highlight the importance of breast awareness, education and research.

Starts:
01-10-2016
Ends:
31-10-2016
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Older Peoples Day

UK Older Peoples Day is held annually on 1st October and aims to celebrate the achievements and contributions that older people make to our society and the economy.

Starts:
01-10-2016
Ends:
01-10-2016
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Silver Sunday

Silver Sunday is an annual day of fun and free activities for older people across the UK aimed at combatting loneliness and isolation.

Starts:
02-10-2016
Ends:
02-10-2016
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Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Lung cancer awareness month take places every November in the UK. The aim of the campaign is to encourage people displaying the common symptoms of lung cancer to visit their GP.

Starts:
01-11-2016
Ends:
30-11-2016
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Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

Turn it Purple for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness month is a fun way for everyone to get involved in raising awareness of pancreatic cancer.

Starts:
01-11-2016
Ends:
30-11-2016
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Mouth Cancer Action Month

Mouth Cancer Action Month. The month-long campaign depends on the efforts of our supporters to raise donations in the fight against mouth cancer, so we need your help.

Starts:
01-11-2016
Ends:
30-11-2016
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Alcohol Awareness Week

This year’s Alcohol Awareness Week runs from 14th to 20th November. This year’s theme is “Knowing the Risks”.

Starts:
14-11-2016
Ends:
20-11-2016
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Anti Bullying Week

Anti bullying Week 2016 is being held between the 14th and 18th November with the theme "Power for Good"

Starts:
14-11-2016
Ends:
18-11-2016
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World Diabetes Day 14th Nov 2016

Led by the International Diabetes Federation, World Diabetes Day unites the global diabetes community to produce a powerful voice for diabetes awareness and advocacy.

Starts:
14-11-2016
Ends:
14-11-2016
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World COPD Day 2016

World COPD Day is organized by the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) in collaboration with health care professionals and COPD patient groups throughout the world.

Starts:
16-11-2016
Ends:
16-11-2016
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International Mens Day

Objectives of International Men's Day include a focus on men's and boy's health, improving gender relations, promoting gender equality, and highlighting positive male role models.

Starts:
19-11-2016
Ends:
19-11-2016
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Road Safety Week

Road Safety Week is the UK's biggest road safety event, coordinated annually by Brake and involving thousands of schools, organisations and communities each year.

Starts:
21-11-2016
Ends:
27-11-2016
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Carers Rights Day

We hold Carers Rights Day to bring organisations across the UK together to help carers in their local community know their rights and find out how to get the help and support they are entitled to.

Starts:
25-11-2016
Ends:
25-11-2016
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White Ribbon Day 2016

White Ribbon Day is inspired by The White Ribbon Pledge, led by men who campaign to stop domestic violence against women.

Starts:
25-11-2016
Ends:
25-11-2016
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