Awareness Calendar 2018

January  |  February March  |  April May  |  June  |  July  |  August  |  September October  |  November December


January 1st:                       New Year’s Day

January 1st:                       World Day of Peace

January 9th:                       National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

January 11th:                     National Human Trafficking Awareness Day

January 12th:                     Pharmacist Day

January 15th:                     Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 21st:                     World Religion Day

January 28- February 3:                 Catholic School Week

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Glaucoma Awareness Month

Thyroid Awareness Month

Blood Donor Month

Birth Defects Awareness Month

National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month          



February 2nd:                    National Wear Red Day

February 4th:                     World Cancer Day

February 7th:                     Give Kids a Smile Day

February 14th:                   Valentine’s Day

February 15th:                   International Childhood Cancer Awareness Day

February 15th:                   Susan B. Anthony Day

February 16th:                   Chinese New Year

February 19th:                   Coast Guard Reserves Birthday 1941

February 19th:                   Presidents Day

February 13th:                   Fat Tuesday

February 18-24:                 International Friendship Week

American Heart Month

Black History Month

International Friendship Month

National Cancer Prevention Month



March 2nd:                         Employee Appreciation Day

March 17th:                        Saint Patrick’s Day

March 22nd:                       World Water Day

March 27th:                        American Diabetes Alert Day

March 24th:                        World TB Day

March 30th:                        Good Friday

March 30th:                        National Doctor’s Day

March 12-18:                     Brain Awareness Week

Red Cross Month

Brain Injury Awareness Month

Child Life Month

Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Kidney Cancer Awareness Month

Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month

Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month

National Nutrition Awareness Month

National Women’s History Month



April 1st:                             Easter

April 7th:                             World Health Day

April 22nd                           Earth Day

April 28th:                           Occupational Safety and Health Day

April 8-15:                           Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week  

Autism Awareness Month

Child Abuse Prevention Month

Donate Life Month

Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month

Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month

Testicular Cancer Awareness Month

Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month



May 5th:                              Cinco de Mayo

May 6th:                              National Nurses Day

May 8th:                              National Teachers Day

May 8th:                              World Red Cross Crescent Day

May 9th:                              Receptionist Day

May 13th:                            Mother’s Day

May 15th:                            Peace Officers Memorial Day

May 19th:                            Armed Forces Day

May 28th:                            Memorial Day

May 6-12:                            Teacher Appreciation Week

May 6-12:                            Public Service Week

May 6-12:                            Brain Tumor Action Week

May 6-12:                            Nurses Week

May 13-19:                          Armed Forces Week

May 13-19:                          National Police Week

May 20-26:                          Emergency Medical Service Week

National Military Appreciation Month

National Arthritis Month

Asthma and Food Allergy Awareness Month

Brain Cancer /Tumor Action Month

Osteoporosis Awareness & Prevention Month

Melanoma Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Lupus Awareness Month

Stroke Awareness Month

Bladder Cancer Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month

Tuberous Sclerosis Awareness Month



June 3rd:                              National Cancer Survivors Day

June 5th:                             World Environment Day

June 14th:                           Flag Day

June 14th:                           United States Army – Happy Birthday 1775

June 14th:                           World Blood Donor Day

June 15th:                           Smile Power Day

June 17th:                           Father’s Day

June 10-17:                         National Nursing Assistants Week

June 11-17:                         National Men’s Health Week

National Safety Month

Cataract Awareness Month



July 1st:                               Canada Day

July 4th:                              Independence Day

July 15th:                            Leiomyosarcoma Awareness Day         

July 27th:                            System Administrator Appreciation Day

July 28th:                            World Hepatitis Day

UV Safety Month

Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

Leiomyosarcoma Awareness Month



August 1st:                          National Night Out (Against Crime)  

August 4th:                         U.S. Coast Guard – Happy Birthday 1790

August 1-7:                         World Breastfeeding Week

National Immunization Awareness Month

Medic Alert Awareness Month



September 3rd:                  Labor Day

September 9th:                 Grandparents Day

September 11th:                Patriots Day

September 17th:               Constitution Day/Citizenship Day

September 18th:               United States Air Force – Happy Birthday 1947

September 21st:               POW/MIA Recognition Day

September 21st:               International Day of Peace

September 21st:               World Alzheimer’s Day

September 29th:               World Heart Day

September 9-15:              Suicide Prevention Week

September 8-11:               Rosh Hashanah

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month

Leukemia Awareness Month

Lymphoma Awareness Month

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

National Yoga Awareness Month



October 5th:                      World Smile Day

October 6th:                      Physician Assistant Day

October 8th:                      Columbus Day

October 10th:                    S.A.V.E. Day (Stop American Violence Everywhere)

October 10th:                    Emergency Nurse Day

October 13th:                    United States Navy – Happy Birthday 1775

October 16th:                    Bosses Day

October 20th:                    Sweetest Day

October 27th:                    Make A Difference Day

October 31st:                    Halloween

October 1-5:                     Customer Service Week

October 18-19:                 Yom Kippur

October 23-31:                 Red Ribbon Week

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Fire Prevention Awareness Month

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Down Syndrome Awareness Month

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness Month

Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month

National Bullying Prevention Month 

Liver Cancer Awareness Month



November 10th:               United States Marine Corps – Happy Birthday 1775

November 11th:               Veterans Day

November 13th:               World Kindness Day

November 14th:               Operating Room Nurse Day

November 15th:               America Recycles Day

November 18th:               Great American Smoke Out Day

November 22nd:              Thanksgiving Day


National Men's Health Awareness Month

Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

American Diabetes Awareness Month

Epilepsy Awareness Month

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

Military Family Appreciation Month

Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

Stomach Cancer Awareness Month

Carcinoid Cancer Awareness Month



December 1st:                  World Aids Day

December 5th:                  Int’l Volunteer Day

December 7th:                  Pearl Harbor Remembrance

December 13th:                U.S. National Guard Birthday – Happy Birthday 1636

December 25th:                Christmas Day

December 31st:                New Year’s Eve

December 2-10:                Hanukkah

December 26-January 1:               Kwanzaa




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