Heads up! Charity events and awareness events in May

A quick look at some of the charities’ national Awareness Days and events coming up in May.

2-8th May – Meningitis UK: Viral Meningitis Week
7-13th May – British Red Cross: Red Cross Week
8-21st May – The Fostering Network: Foster Care Fortnight
8th-14th May – Headway: Action For Brain Injury Awareness Week
8th-14th May – Mental Health Foundation: Mental Health Awareness Week
14th-20th May – Epilepsy Action: National Epilepsy Week
14th-20th May – Alzheimer’s Society: Dementia Awareness Week
15th-21st May – UK Council on Deafness: Deaf Awareness Week
19th May – Spinal Injuries Association: Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Day
22nd-28th May – Together for Short Lives: Childrens Hospice Week
31st May – MS Society: World MS Day

For a more comprehensive list we recommend taking a look on the ChangeStar ‘Charity Calendar’ at www.changestar.co.uk and at the online calendar on the ‘Awareness Days’ website.