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Awareness Calendar
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December

World Aids Day

World Health Organization

UNAIDS

Elton John Aids Foundation

Ryan White Emergency Act

Elizabeth Glazer Pediatric AIDS Foundation

Safe Toys & Gifts Awareness Month

Bone Marrow Disease Awareness Week



January

Birth Defects Prevention

Cataract Awareness

Cervical Cancer Awareness

Glaucoma Awareness

Volunteer Blood Donors

Thyroid Awareness

Healthy Weight Awareness

Folic Acid Awareness



February

National Wear Red Day

Women's Heart Day

Organ Donor Day

Burn Awareness Week

Eating Disorders Awareness Week

American Heart Month

Wise Health Consumer Month

Children's Dental Health Month

National Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week

National Cardiac Rehabilitation Week



March

American Diabetes Alert Day

National Kidney Month

National MS Month

American Red Cross Month

YMCA Healthy Kids Day

Save Your Vision Week

Mental Retardation Month

National Patient Safety Awareness Week

National Poison Prevention Week

World Tuberculosis Day



April

National Volunteer Week

Earth Day

Cancer Control Month

National Autism Awareness Month

National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Sexually Transmitted Disease Month

Foot Health Month

World Health Day



May

MDA-ALS Awareness

Lupus Awareness

Food Allergy Awareness Week

Women's Health Week

Buckle Up America Week

World No Tobacco Day

National Arthritis Month

Stroke Awareness Month

High Blood Pressure Month

Hemochromatosis Screening Awareness Month

Sight Saving Month



June

Dystonia Awareness Week

National Headache Awareness Week

Career Nurse Assistants Day

National Men's Health Week

Helen Keller Deaf-Blind Awareness Week

HIV Testing Day

Vision Research Month

Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month

National Aphasia Awareness Month

National Scleroderma Awareness Month



July

National Therapeutic Recreation Week

International Massage Week

Eye Injury Prevention Month

Light the Night for Sight

International Group B Strep Awareness Month



August

National Minority Donor Awareness Day

America's Night Out Against Crime

Spinal Muscular Atrophy Month

Psoriasis Awareness Month

Amblyopia Awareness Month



September

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Suicide Awareness Week

STOP a Suicide Today

Alcohol Awareness Month

National Women's Health and Fitness Day

Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month

National Cholesterol Education Month

National Menopause Awareness Month



October

Breast Cancer Awareness

World Food Day

Domestic Violence Awareness

Down Syndrome Awareness



November

National Adoption Awareness Month

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

National Alzheimers Awareness Month

American Diabetes Awareness Month

National Family Caregivers Month







Fundraisers.com Features This Month's Causes

World Aids Day

World AIDS DayWorld AIDS Day December 1st

Around forty million people are living with HIV throughout the world - and that number increases in every region every day. World AIDS Day, December 1st is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV and AIDS.

Read more... World AIDS Day

World Health Organization

World Health OrganizationWorld Health Organization As the directing and coordinating authority on international health, the World Health Organization (WHO) takes the lead within the UN system in the global health sector response to HIV/AIDS. The HIV/AIDS Department provides evidence-based, technical support to WHO Member States to help them scale up treatment, care, and prevention services with a broad health sector approach and ensure a comprehensive and sustainable response to HIV/AIDS.

Read more... The World Health Organization

UNAIDSUNAIDS UNAIDS

The Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS, UNAIDS, is the main advocate for accelerated, comprehensive and coordinated global action on the epidemic. UNAIDS' mission is to lead, strengthen and support an expanded response to HIV and AIDS that includes preventing transmission of HIV, providing care and support to those already living with the virus, reducing the vulnerability of individuals and communities to HIV and alleviating the impact of the epidemic.

Read more... UNAIDS

Elton JohnElton John Elton John AIDS Foundation

The Elton John AIDS Foundation encompasses a broad spectrum of services supporting men, women, young adults, children, infants, minorities and entire families living with or at risk for HIV/AIDS. Grants support programs and services ranging from education outreach programs, harm reduction models, early testing and treatment advocacy, legal aid, buddy programs, food banks, meal delivery programs, hospice care and adoption services for children orphaned and/or living with HIV.

Read more... Elton John AIDS Foundation

Ryan WhiteRyan White Ryan White's Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency

For 15 years, the Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency (CARE) Act has provided medical care and treatment for more than half a million low-income, uninsured or underinsured people living with HIV/AIDS in the United States. These life saving treatments continue to be critical for many of the more than 1.1 million Americans living with HIV/AIDS, with 69 percent of those infected currently uninsured or on public assistance.

Read more... Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency Act / Take Action Now

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatrics Aids Foundation

Pediatric AIDSPediatric AIDS The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatrics Aids Foundation creates a future of hope for children and families worldwide by eradicating pediatric AIDS, providing care and treatment to people with HIV/AIDS, and accelerating the discovery of new treatments for other serious and life-threatening pediatric illnesses.

Read more... The Pediatric AIDS Foundation

International Safe Toys and Gifts Month

Safe ToysSafe Toys Safe Kids Worldwide is a global network of organizations whose mission is to prevent accidental childhood injury, a leading killer of children 14 and under. Safe Kids Worldwide was founded in 1987 as the National SAFE KIDS Campaign by Children's National Medical Center with support from Johnson & Johnson. Safe Kids Worldwide is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization located in Washington, D.C.

Read more... International Safe Toys and Gifts Month

Safe ToysSafe Toys Young Children's Safe Toys & Gifts Awareness Month

Young children are often described as "accidents waiting to happen". Too often, accidents do occur and may result in eye injuries. In 2003, thousands of children age 14 and younger suffered serious eye injuries, even blindness, from toys.

Read more... Prevent Blindness America / Give Now

International Volunteer DayInternational Volunteer Day International Volunteer Day

The International Volunteer Day (IVD) provides an opportunity for volunteer-involving organizations and individual volunteers to work together on projects and campaigns promoting their contributions to economic and social development at local, national, and international levels. IVD was established by the United Nations General Assembly through Resolution 40/212 on December 17th, 1985.

Read more about the... International Volunteer Day

United Nations International Day of Disabled Persons

United Nations International Day of Disabled PersonsUnited Nations International Day of Disabled Persons The annual observance of the International Day of Disabled Persons, aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. The theme of the Day is based on the goal of full and equal enjoyment of human rights and participation in society by persons with disabilities, established by the World Programme of Action concerning Disabled Persons, adopted by the General Assembly in 1982.

Read more about the... United Nations International Day of Disabled Persons

Human Rights DayHuman Rights Day Human Rights Day

Human Rights Day is observed by the international community every year on 10 December. It commemorates the day in 1948 the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Its formal inception dates from 1950, after the Assembly passed resolution 423 (V) inviting all States and interested organizations to adopt 10 December of each year as Human Rights Day.

Read more about the... Human Rights Day

United Nations International Migrants Day

nnirrnnirr This is a day when the international community recognizes the rights of migrants around the world. The UN General Assembly approved the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families on December 18, 1990, and the day was officially designated International Migrants Day by the United Nations in 2000.

Read more about the... National Network fot Immigration

National Aplastic Anemia Week
National Aplastic Anemia Week
National Aplastic Anemia Week

The Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation is the oldest and largest patient advocate and support organization for bone marrow diseases, providing life-saving hope, knowledge, and support to hundreds of thousands of patients and their families around the world.

Read more about... National Aplastic Anemia Week

Tolerance Week
Tolerance Week

Tolerance.org is a principal online destination for people interested in dismantling bigotry and creating, in hate's stead, communities that value diversity. Through its online well of resources and ideas, its expanding collection of print materials, its burgeoning outreach efforts, and its downloadable public service announcements, Tolerance.org promotes and supports anti-bias activism in every venue of life.

Read more about... Tolerance Week

National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention MonthNational Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month

NHTSA's primary message during the December holiday season is Friends Don't Let Friends Drive Drunk--Designate a Sober Driver. But they also know that some States and communities will be increasing enforcement of impaired driving laws through sobriety checkpoints or saturation patrols, so they've provided multimedia tools to support the You Drink & Drive. You Lose. message.

Read more... National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month

Identity Theft Prevention and Awareness Month

Identity Theft Prevention and Awareness MonthIdentity Theft Prevention and Awareness Month This website is a one-stop national resource to learn about the crime of identity theft. It provides detailed information to help you Deter, Detect, and Defend against identity theft. While there are no guarantees about avoiding identity theft, there are steps you can take to minimize your risk and minimize the damage if a problem occurs.

Read more... Identity Theft Prevention and Awareness Month

Seasonal Depression Awareness Month

Seasonal Depression Awareness MonthSeasonal Depression Awareness Month The SAD Association is a voluntary organization and registered charity which informs the public and health professions about SAD and supports and advises sufferers of the illness. SADA is the world's longest surviving support organization for Seasonal Affective Disorder and currently has over 2,000 members. During an average winter SADA can expect to receive around 1,000 enquiries every week, from all over the world.

Read more... Seasonal Depression Awareness Month



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