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Friendship Month

August 31 - September 29
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 have been working together to highlight the importance of friendship to the nation. During 1-30 September, we stage hundreds of free (or inexpensive) events in villages, towns and cities to make it easy for people who may feel lonely, or disconnected within their community, to re-engage. It’s all part of…

Blue September

September 1 - September 30
Blue September’s key mission in 2015 is to raise funds to purchase early diagnosis, specialised equipment for the new Prostate Cancer Centre, a world class men’s health clinic that is an initiative of APCR. The equipment will reduce a cancer diagnosis waiting time in the public system from four to six months to just a few days! And every month counts when it comes to being diagnosed with cancer!

CMT Awareness Month (Charcot-Marie-Tooth)

September 1 - September 30
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How many times have you been asked – “what condition do you have” – only to receive a completely blank expression and the words “haven’t heard of that one!” when you tell them! Even worse than that – what about when it  happens when you’re at the doctors or at your neurologist’s clinic! Awareness is important! Wouldn’t it be wonderful if everyone – not just the medical profession – knew what Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease is, like they do for other, rarer,…

Oddfellows Friendship Month

September 1 - September 30
There’s smiles brewing this September Oddfellows Friendship Month – bringing people together Throughout September, our volunteer members are hosting hundreds of fun SociabilTEA events up and down the country as part of Oddfellows Friendship Month. It’s our annual campaign to bring communities closer together and highlight the importance of friendship to the nation. Come along, the kettle’s on Having friends around you not only makes you feel happier, but healthier too. So we’ll be putting the kettle on at each…

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

September 1 - September 30
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Raising awareness events across the UK. During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (CCAM) CLIC Sargent is highlighting the impact of cancer and treatment on children, young people and their families, and the benefits of helping them spend more time at home.

Vascular Disease Awareness Month

September 1 - September 30
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The Circulation Foundation is committed to saving lives and limbs through research, awareness and information. As the only UK charity dedicated to vascular disease, we want to ensure that those at risk of vascular disease are identified and treated before it is too late. Help us spread the word. You can order fundraising materials and patient information online. Or if you fancy organising an event to help raise awareness of vascular disease and raise much needed funds, visit our fundraising…

Newspaper Carrier Day

September 4
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International Day of Charity

September 5
Charity contributes to the promotion of dialogue, solidarity and mutual understanding ‎among people.‎ Poverty persists in all countries of the world, ‎regardless of their economic, social and cultural situation, particularly in developing countries. In recognition of the role of charity in alleviating humanitarian crises and human ‎suffering within and among nations, as well as of the efforts of charitable organizations ‎and individuals, including the work of Mother Teresa, the General Assembly of the ‎United Nations in its resolution A/RES/67/105designated the…

International Vulture Awareness Day

September 5
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 are facing extinction. The International Vulture Awareness Day has grown from Vulture Awareness Days run by the Birds of Prey Programme in South Africa and the Hawk Conservancy Trust in England, who decided to work together and expand the initiative into an international event. It is now recognised that a…

Fibromyalgia Awareness Week

September 6 - September 13
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Raising awareness events across the UK. Visit the website for more details.
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