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Volunteer Activity Calendar 2024

Find an upcoming volunteers' meet-up, have a look for fundraising activities or get some inspiration for when to raise lymphoma awareness using our annual calendar below.

More events and links may be added later, so please do check back every now and then. Dates may also be subject to change.

Activity / Event



National Pharmacist Day Across the UK 12 January
Blue Monday Worldwide 15 January
Parent Mental Health Day Across the UK 27 January
Volunteer e-news N/A February
LGBT+ History Month Across the UK February
Lymphoma Matters, spring edition N/A February
World Cancer Day Worldwide 4 February
Student Volunteering Week Across the UK 12-18 February
International Childhood Cancer Day Worldwide 15 February
Rare Disease Day Worldwide 29 February
Volunteers' online meet-up Online TBC March
International Women's Day Worldwide 8 March
Surrey Half Marathon Surrey 17 March
Volunteer e-news N/A April
Stress Awareness Month Across the UK April
World Health Day Worldwide 7 April
Brighton Marathon Brighton 7 April
International Micro-volunteering Day Worldwide 15 April
London Marathon / Virtual Marathon London / Across the UK 21 April
Leeds Half Marathon Leeds 12 May
Black Inclusion Week Worldwide 13-19 May
Mental Health Awareness Week Across the UK 13-19 May
Global Accessibility Awareness Day Worldwide 16 May
Regional Lymphoma Day Newcastle 17 May
Bridges of Britain & London Walk London / Across the UK 19 May
Edinburgh Marathon Festival Edinburgh 25-26 May
World Blood Cancer Day Worldwide 28 May
Volunteer e-news, Volunteers' Week thanks N/A June
Lymphoma Matters, summer edition N/A June
Volunteer Recognition Event Online TBC June
Volunteers’ Week Across the UK 1-7 June
National Cancer Survivor's Day Across the UK 2 June
Regional Lymphoma Day Bristol 7 June
Great North Swim Lake District 7-9 June
Regional Lymphoma Day Milton Keynes 21 June
Volunteer e-news N/A August
Volunteers' online meet-up Online TBC July
Lake District 5 Peaks Challenge Lake District 9-10 August
International Youth Day Worldwide 12 August
Blood Cancer Awareness Month Across the UK September
Volunteers' online meet-up Online TBC September
Swim Serpentine London TBC
Great North Run Newcastle 8 September
Stand Up To Cancer Day Worldwide 13 September
World Lymphoma Awareness Day Worldwide 15 September
London to Brighton Cycle Ride London 15 September
National Inclusion Week Across the UK 30 September-6 October
Volunteer e-news N/A October
Lymphoma Matters, autumn/winter edition N/A October
Black History Month Across the UK October
World Mental Health Day Worldwide 10 October
Run Bournemouth Bournemouth 12-13 October
International Volunteer Managers Day Worldwide 5 November
World Kindness Day Worldwide 13 November
International Men's Day Worldwide 19 November
Trustees' Week Across the UK 7-13 November
Volunteer e-news, festive thanks/roundup N/A December
Fundraising Festive Fashion Day Across the UK TBC
International Day for Disabilities Worldwide 3 December
Volunteers' online meet-up Online 5 December
International Volunteer Day Worldwide 5 December

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