For inspiration - International Awareness Day

February 18th, 2010
Looking for inspiration for your daily photo? Can't think of a topic? Or do you want to prepare for a special photo to help remember a special awareness day? Then look no further :-)

I have compiled a list of interesting and mainly international awareness days and there are some really funny ones in there. If only I had known that February 16th was pancake day :-)

If you have any nice additions, please share through the comments!

17-Jan Customer Service Day
17-Jan Beginning of Hunt for Happiness week
23-Jan National Handwriting Day (US)
4-Feb World Cancer day
14-Feb World Marriage Day
16-Feb Pancake Day (Shrove Tuesday)
19-Feb Healthy Lifestyles awareness day
1-Mar Beginning of the Return Borrowed Books week
8-Mar International Women's Day
11-Mar World Kidney day
20-Mar World Head Injury awareness day
21-Mar Human Rights Day
21-Mar World Down Syndrome Day
22-Mar World Water Day
24-Mar World TB Day
2-Apr World Autism Awareness Day
3-Apr International day of Mine Awareness
7-Apr World Health Day
17-Apr World Haemophilia Day
22-Apr World Earth Day
1-May Global Love Day
1-May Join Hands Day (US)
8-May World Red Cross Day
9-May Mothers Day
10-May World Move for Health Day
12-May World Nurses Day
16-May Candlelight memorial day
24-May Beginning of World Child Protection Week
31-May World No Tobacco Day
1-Jun World Children's Day
4-Jun International Day of Innocent Children (victims of aggression)
5-Jun World Environment Day
14-Jun World Blood Donor Day
16-Jun World Youth day
20-Jun World Refugee Day
20-Jun Fathers Day
21-Jun MND Global awareness day (Motor Neurone Disease)
21-Jun Epilepsy Day
11-Jul World Population Day
25-Jul Parents Day
31-Aug African Traditional Medicine Day
4-Sep International Vulture Awareness Day
8-Sep International Literacy Day
12-Sep world Oral Health Day
21-Sep International day of peace
21-Sep World alzheimers Day
26-Sep World Retina day
28-Sep World Heart Day
10-Oct World Mental Health Day
14-Oct World sight day
16-Oct World Food Day
16-Oct World Food Day
17-Oct International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
20-Oct International Osteoporosis Day
22-Oct Stuttering Awareness Day
31-Oct Halloween
14-Nov World Diabetes Day
16-Nov International Day of Tolerance
20-Nov Universal Children’s Day
21-Nov World Hello Day
1-Dec World AIDS Day
3-Dec International day of disabled persons
5-Dec International Volunteers day
10-Dec Human Rights Day
25-Dec Christmas
February 18th, 2010
Ha ha... March 1st.... I should return that library book I borrowed..... 12 years ago...
February 18th, 2010
The irony that my birthday is listed as "Healthy Lifestyles Awareness Day" is almost more than I can stand. Pass me another cupcake. And a cookie while you're at it.

Great list, thanks for posting this!
February 19th, 2010

Thanks for the suggestion!
February 19th, 2010
awesome stuff! lol! I am so going to look at this when I have a blah pic day!! thanks! :)
March 9th, 2010
Hey, interesting 14th of march will be Pi day. Interesting enough, this is on 3.14, the first three digits of Pi. Who will be inspired to make a Pi related photo on March 14th?
April 5th, 2011
World Sickle Cell Day, June 19: My Mom died from complications from Sickle Cell. More awareness and research for a cure is needed for this disease. For more information on Sickle Cell, check out the following Web site:
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