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April – May 2014

Bowel Cancer Awareness Month
April 1, 2014 – April 30, 2014 all-day
Raising awareness events across the UK. Visit the website for more details.
World Voice Day
April 16, 2014 all-day
Audio record chapters of books in the public domain and release the audio files back onto the net as free audio books. Micro-action = Librivox [...]
Volunteers Recognition Day
April 20, 2014 all-day
Do a spot of volunteering, online. Micro-action = Nabuur
International Mother Earth Day
April 22, 2014 all-day
Take action on environmental issues from around the world, usually in the form of pre-written emails that can be sent to key decision makers. Micro-action [...]
English Language Day
April 23, 2014 all-day
Help people who want to learn to speak English by giving them the opportunity to practise their English via Skype / Facebook enabled conversations. Micro-action [...]
St George’s Day
April 23, 2014 – April 24, 2014 all-day
World Malaria Day
April 25, 2014 all-day
Play a game to identify malaria infected cells, in an effort to speed up the diagnosis of diseases. Micro-action = BioGames
National Richter Scale Day
April 26, 2014 all-day
Instal a free piece of software that could turn your laptop into an earthquake monitoring device that contributes to the overall understanding of earthquake mechanics, [...]
International Astronomy Day
April 28, 2014 all-day
Help to discover planets around other stars, without leaving your home. Micro-action = Planet Hunters
Greenery Day (Japan)
April 29, 2014 all-day
Help to cultivate and ‘green’ up a public space that has gone to waste Micro-action = Guerrilla Gardening
Hairstyle Appreciation Day
April 30, 2014 all-day
Donate some of your hair to enable a cancer sufferer in Canada to have a wig that brings a sense of normalcy to their life [...]
Lei Day (Hawaii)
May 1, 2014 all-day
Send a virtual Lei (Hawaiian garland of flowers) through Facebook, and help raise money for World Oceans Day. Micro-action = Send a Lei
PiF (Patient Information Forum) Annual Conference
May 1, 2014 – May 2, 2014 all-day
Raising awareness events across the UK. Visit the website for more details.
Lost Sock Memorial Day
May 9, 2014 all-day
Donate your unwanted socks to homeless shelters and domestic violence shelters in the U.S. Micro-action = Hannah’s Socks
World Lupus Day
May 10, 2014 – May 11, 2014 all-day
Raising awareness events across the UK. Visit the website for more details.
Eat What You Want Day
May 11, 2014 all-day
Spare a thought for the those people that go hungry today, and submit some words to an online dictionary. For every 2 approved words, a [...]
International Day of Families
May 15, 2014 all-day
Make a short video and interview a family member on their experiences during historic events, so that it’s preserved for future generations to enjoy. Micro-action [...]