2021 National Cause Awareness Days

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Cause Awareness Days for January 2021

National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month
January 11: National Human Trafficking Awareness Day
January 16: National Religious Freedom Day
January 16: World Religion Day
January 18: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service
January 21: National Hug Day
January 27: Holocaust Memorial Day

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Cause Awareness Days for February 2021

Black History Month
Heart Month

February 1: National Freedom Day
February 2: World Wetlands Day
February 4: World Cancer Day
February 8: International Epilepsy Day
February 9: Safer Internet Day
February 17: National Random Acts of Kindness Day
February 20: World Day Of Social Justice

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Cause Awareness Days for March 2021

Women’s History Month
March 3: World Wildlife Day 
March 4: World Braille Day
March 8: International Women’s Day 
March 11: World Kidney Day 
March 18: Global Recycling Day 
March 21: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination 
March 21: International Day of Forests 
March 21: World Down Syndrome Day 
March 22: World Water Day 
March 24: World Tuberculosis Day 
March 27: Earth Hour 

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Cause Awareness Days for April 2021

Autism Awareness Month
National Child Abuse Prevention Month Military Child Month
National Minority Health Month National Poetry Month
National Volunteer Month
Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April 2: World Autism Awareness Day 
April 7: World Health Day 
April 11: Good Deeds Day 
April 12: International Day for Street Children 
April 14: World Dolphin Day 
April 15: World Art Day 
April 22: Earth Day 
April 23: World Book Day 
April 25: World Malaria Day 
April 30: International Jazz Day 

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Cause Awareness Days for May 2021

ALS Awareness Month
Brain Tumor Awareness Month
Jewish American Heritage Month
Mental Health Awareness Month
National Foster Care Month

May 3: World Press Freedom Day 
Week of 6-10: National Nurses Week
May 4: National Teacher Appreciation Day
May 8: World Fair Trade Day 
May 9: World Migratory Bird Day 
May 10: World Lupus Day 
May 12: International Nurses Day 
May 17: International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia 
May 17: World Neurofibromatosis Awareness Day 
May 18: International Museum Day 
May 21: Endangered Species Day 
May 22: International Day for Biological Diversity 
May 23: World Turtle Day 
May 31: Memorial Day 

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Cause Awareness Days for June 2021

June 5: World Environment Day 
June 8: World Oceans Day 
June 12: World Day Against Child Labour 
June 14: World Blood Donor Day 
June 20: World Refugee Day 
June 21: International Day of Yoga 
June 26: Gay Pride 

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Cause Awareness Days for July 2021

July 11: World Population Day 
July 18: Nelson Mandela International Day 
July 28: World Hepatitis Day 
July 29: International Tiger Day 
July 30: World Day Against Trafficking in Persons 

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Cause Awareness Days for August 2021

Black Business Month
August 10: World Lion Day 
August 12: International Youth Day 
August 12: World Elephant Day 
August 17: National Nonprofit Day 
August 19: World Humanitarian Day 
August 26: National Dog Day 
August 29: International Day Against Nuclear Tests 

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Cause Awareness Days for September 2021

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
National Hispanic Heritage Month

Week 5 -11:National Suicide Prevention Week
September 3: National Foodbank Day
September 4: National Wildlife Day
September 5: International Day of Charity 
September 8: International Literacy Day 
September 10: World Suicide Prevention Day 
September 15: International Day of Democracy 
September 21: International Day of Peace 
September 21: World Alzheimer’s Day 
September 22: World Rhino Day 
September 26: World Rivers Day 
September 27: World Tourism Day 

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Cause Awareness Days for October 2021

Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Filipino American-History Month
LGBT History Month
National Bullying Prevention Month
National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October 4: World Animal Day 
October 4: World Habitat Day 
October 5: World Teachers Day 
October 6: World Cerebral Palsy Day 
October 10: World Homeless Day 
October 10: World Mental Health Day 
October 11: International Day of the Girl Child 
October 12: World Arthritis Day 
October 13: World Thrombosis Day 
October 15: International Day of Rural Women 
October 15: World Values Day 
October 16: World Food Day 
October 16: Global Cat Day 
October 17: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 
October 29: Internet Day 

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Cause Awareness Days for November 2021

Movember
Military Family Month
November 8: National STEM Day
November 11: Veterans Day
November 13: World Kindness Day 
November 14: World Diabetes Day 
November 15: National Recycling day
November 16: International Day for Tolerance 
November 18: World Philosophy Day 
November 19: World Pancreatic Cancer Day 
November 19: World Toilet Day 
November 20: World Children’s Day 
November 25: International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women 
November 30: Giving Tuesday 

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Cause Awareness Days for December 2021

Universal Human Rights Month
December 1: World AIDS Day 
December 3: International Day of People with Disabilities 
December 5: International Volunteer Day 
December 9: International Anti-Corruption Day 
December 10: International Human Rights Day 
December 18: International Migrants Day 

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