International Day of Charity

International Day of charity is internationally celebrated on the 5th of September every year. The United Nations General Assembly declared it. This day enhances social responsibility across the entire world. This day aims to raise awareness and give a platform to charity activities around the world for charitable, individuals and volunteer organizations at local, national and international levels. So this day was officially declared by the United Nations in 2012 and is part of their 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development. As well as it recognizes the barriers that poverty places on international development.


This day started in Hungary. September 5 was chosen to commemorate the anniversary of the passing away of Mother Teresa. This day represents the tireless work that Mother Teresa did by devoting her whole life to charity work. Education and giving are the essences of this special day. Therefore, this day aims to give a “wholehearted free service to the poorest of the poor.”

How to take part in International Day of Charity

There are many fun ways to involve. You can even volunteer in your locality or an orphanage near you. Even if you don’t have money, you can lend your help to the needy. Therefore, You can organize a fun run, bake sale, fund raising event etc. Social media campaigns will take it to the next level. Also, you will find a charity that touches your heart and appeals to you.


So, Take the time to read up on the different charities that are out there. You will find one that you can relate to and that matters to you. Research about various organizations and charities in your free time. So, This day reminds us to give back, spread awareness and helps us to find the causes we believe in. On this special day help at least one person in need and also find your area of interest in charity. 

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