major cause
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2022 snapshot

It’s that time of year again!

Check out Rocket Social Impact’s 2022 Cause Awareness Calendar; a collective tool developed to provide CSR, nonprofit and social purpose champions an opportunity to consider cutting through the clutter during key moments to highlight relevant issues, heighten brand and nonprofit efforts and ultimately drive greater impact.


Be Kind to Food Servers Month

Jan 1st – Global Family Day
Jan 3rd – International Mind-Body Wellness Day
Jan 10th – National Cut Your Energy Costs Day
Jan 17th – Martin Luther King Jr Day


Black History Month
American Heart Month

Week of 7-11th:
Pride in Food Service

Week of 20-26th:
National Engineering Week

Feb 11th – International Day of Women and Girls in Science
Feb 20th – World Day of Social Justice
Feb 25th – International STAND UP to Bullying Day


National Women’s History Month
National Nutrition Month

March 2nd – National Read Across America Day
March 3rd – World Wildlife Day
March 4th – National Employee Appreciation Day
March 8th – International Women’s Day
March 15th – International Day Against Police Brutality
March 21st – International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
March 22nd – World Water Day
March 31st – Transgender Day of Visibility


Stress Awareness Month
Animal Cruelty Prevention Month
National Financial Literacy Month
National Volunteer Month

Week of 2-10th:
National Robotics Week

Week of 3-9th:
National Public Health Week

Week of 4-10th:
Public Health Week

Week of 16-24th:
National Park Week

April 7th – World Health Day
April 22nd – Earth Day
April 28th – World Day for Safety and Health at Work
April 29th – World Wish Day (Make-A-Wish)


Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Mental Health Awareness Month

Week of 1-7th:
Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week

Week of 15-21st:
National EMS (Emergency Medical Services) Week

Week of 15-22nd:
Restaurant Appreciation Week

May 3rd – National Teacher Appreciation Day
May 12th – International Nurses Day
May 15th – International Day of Families
May 17th – International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia
May 21st – National Armed Forces Day
May 25th – Anniversary of George Floyd’s Murder
May 30th – Memorial Day


Pride Month

Week of 5-11th: Community Health Improvement Week
Week of 13-19th: Men’s Health Week

June 5th – Breonna Taylor’s Birthday
June 6th – National Higher Education Day
June 8th – World Oceans Day
June 11th – National Get Outdoors Day
June 19th – Juneteenth


July 18th – Nelson Mandela International Day
July 30th – World Day Against Trafficking in Persons


August 12th – International Youth Day
August 14th – National Financial Awareness Day
August 17th – International Nonprofit Day
August 19th – World Photo Day
– World Humanitarian Day
August 26th – Women’s Equality Day


Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

September 5th – International Day of Charity
September 10th – World Suicide Prevention Day
September 21st – International Day of Peace


Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October 3rd – World Habitat Day
October 10th – World Mental Health Day
– World Homeless Day
October 14th – George Floyd’s Birthday
October 16th – World Food Day
October 22nd – Make a Difference Day
October 27th – National Mentoring Day


Military Family Appreciation Month

November 2nd – National Stress Awareness Day
November 8th – Election Day
November 11th – Veterans Day
November 20th – National Adoption Day
November 25th – International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
November 29th – Giving Tuesday


December 1st – World Aids Day
December 3rd – International Day of People with Disabilities
December 5th – International Volunteer Day
December 7th – Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Julia Broudy, Account Manager, Rocket Social Impact

Melanie Newell, Senior Vice President, Rocket Social Impact

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