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August – September 2014

August 31, 2014 – September 29, 2014 all-day
Friendship Month
We believe that having a supportive circle of friends not only makes you feels happier, but healthier too. Each year, since 2010, the Oddfellows and its members across the UK...
August 31, 2014 – September 30, 2014 all-day
Urology Awareness Month
Our urology health is vital to our quality of life. But diseases of the kidneys, bladder, prostate and male reproductive system are becoming more prevalent devastating the lives for millions...
September 5, 2014 all-day
Spend some of your spare time microvolunteering – takes less than 30 minutes to complete. Micro-action = Help From Home
September 5, 2014 – September 6, 2014 all-day
International Vulture Awareness Day
Vultures are an ecologically vital group of birds that face a range of threats in many areas that they occur. Populations of many species are under pressure and some species...
September 6, 2014 all-day
Proofread a page of a public domain book that is then collated with all the other proofread pages of the book, that then gets converted to an ebook, for future...
September 8, 2014 all-day
Donate books that then get transcribed into accessible electronic formats to assist in the education and recreation for blind and visually impaired people in the UK. Micro-action = Seeing Ear
September 8, 2014 @ 10:20 pm – September 14, 2014 @ 11:20 pm
Remember A Charity in your Will Week
Remember A Charity in your Will Week is an annual awareness week designed to encourage more people to take a moment to consider leaving a gift to charity when writing...
September 9, 2014 – September 10, 2014 all-day
World Suicide Prevention Day is observed on September 10 each year to promote worldwide action to prevent suicides. Various events and activities are held during this occasion to raise awareness...
September 10, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sustainable September Retail and Trade Debate @ Impact Hub Westminster
“Free trade trumps fair trade in helping developing economies.” An Oxford-style evening debate.
September 14, 2014 all-day
National Dementia Carers Day
There are currently 800,000 people in the UK with dementia and this figure is set to rise to 1 million by 2021. Many people with dementia are cared for by...
September 14, 2014 – September 21, 2014 all-day
Know Your Numbers! Week 2014 @ Nationwide across the UK
Blood Pressure UK is the UK’s leading blood pressure charity, dedicated to lowering the nation’s blood pressure to prevent death and disability from stroke and heart disease. Know your Numbers!...
September 14, 2014 – September 15, 2014 all-day
Pension Awareness Day
The objective of the Pension Awareness Day is to get people talking about pensions and to help them understand their financial needs in the future. The day aims to get...
September 13, 2014 – September 14, 2014 all-day
There are currently 800,000 people today living with dementia in the UK, many of whom are cared for by loved ones, friends and other important people in their lives. This...
September 15, 2014 all-day
Read and sign messages or petitions that defend fairness, protect rights, promote peace, preserve the planet and therefore deepen democracy. Micro-action = 38 Degrees
September 16, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sustainable September Energy Debate @ The Crystal
“Gas and nuclear power will address carbon emissions in the immediate term, far more cost effectively than renewables.” An Oxford-style evening debate. Sustainable September is a month long exploration of...
September 18, 2014 all-day
Monitor water quality in a water body near you, aimed at protecting water resources around the world. Micro-action = World Water Monitoring Day
September 18, 2014 – September 19, 2014 all-day
International Talk like a Pirate Day
Each year, on 19 September, thousands of people celebrate “International Talk Like a Pirate Day” #tladp. We would be delighted if, this year, you would join in and help us...
September 21, 2014 all-day
Make an origami crane, an internationally recognized symbol of peace, and send it to world leaders asking for peace around the world. Micro-action = Peace Day
September 21, 2014 – September 28, 2014 all-day
Coding for Adults
In September 2014 all schools in England must teach children how to write computer code as part of the new National Curriculum. Schools in Jersey(CI) and elsewhere are also following...