The National Calendar | Do Something!
Do Something's guide to community events

26 Jan

Big Red BBQ

Big Red BBQ

Big Red BBQ is a fun campaign bringing individuals, work places and organisations together to host a barbeque with your family, friends and colleagues in support of Kidney Health Australia.

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01 Feb -
28 Feb

Heart Research Month

Heart Research Month

Heart Research Month raises awareness about the impact of heart disease and the need for ongoing research. Heart disease is the largest killer of Australians, and affects 2 out of 3 families. During the month there is a particular emphasis on 14 February.

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01 Feb -
28 Feb

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month campaigns to highlight the symptoms of ovarian cancer and to raise funds for our programs.

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01 Feb -
28 Feb

International Childhood Heart Disease (CHD) Awareness Month

International Childhood Heart Disease (CHD) Awareness Month

Heart Kids aims to raise awareness for all aspects of children's heart disease. They support children with heart diseases, as well as their families, including those who have lost young children. Heart Kids works towards reducing both the incidence and the mortality rates of childhood heart disease (CHD). During the month there is a particular emphasis on February 14th.

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01 Feb -
28 Feb

RedFeb

RedFeb

Join the Red Army in February 2016 to help us beat Australia's No. 1 killer - heart disease. Get Active, Wear Red or Fundraise during REDFEB 2016 and help Heart Research Australia fund innovative first-stage research towards finding a cure and creating more heart survivors.

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01 Feb -
28 Feb

FebruDAREy

FebruDAREy

Double dare to show you care this February. Set your dare and get your friends to donate - the bigger the dare, the more dollars.

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01 Feb -
28 Feb

FebuFAIRY

FebuFAIRY

FebuFAIRY is putting the FUN back in Fundraising. Take a Fairy Selfie. Buy a Fairy MeSsy doll or book. Follow our Fairy run from Sydney to Melbourne - or join us and take a fairy selfies with Fairy MeSsy! Take the Fairy MeSsy screw MS Challenge and donate the cost of a coffee, beer, or lunch to MS research and support

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04 Feb -
26 Feb

The Sustainable Living Festival

The Sustainable Living Festival

The Sustainable Living Festival raises awareness about the ecological and social challenges we face. The Festival presents a rich program of home and lifestyle solutions including talks, workshops, art, film, performance and markets to educate and inform about sustainability.

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11 Feb

Arbor Day Australia

Arbor Day Australia

Planting trees is as important now as ever. Be it your local school, home or park, this Arbor Day gather your family and friends to plant trees in your area. The day is celebrated Australia-wide throughout the month. Just contact the official website to find out what's happening in your state.

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12 Feb -
18 Feb

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Week

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Week

Every year the week surrounding Valentine's Day is Duchenne Awareness Week. Each year around the world, nearly 20,000 children, mostly boys, are born with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. These children rarely live longer than their parents.

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14 Feb

Sweetheart Day

Sweetheart Day

HeartKids Australia is launching Sweetheart Day on 14 February to raise awareness of childhood heart disease and encourage donations to continue our work in providing support, advocacy, growing awareness and enabling further research into children's heart disorders.

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14 Feb

National Wear Red Day

National Wear Red Day

Heart Research Australia’s National Wear Red Day is a national public awareness and fundraising day on the 14the February – the day of HEARTS, inviting people from all walks of life, businesses, schools, the media, buildings and landmarks to ‘wear red’ or ‘shine red’ to help us beat Australia #1 Killer – heart disease through life-saving heart research.

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14 Feb

Heart Research Day

Heart Research Day

Heart Research Month raises awareness about the devastating impact of heart disease and the need for ongoing research. Heart Research Australia's focus is to obtain funding for pioneering, first-stage research to find breakthroughs for treating heart disease. Heart disease is the largest killer of Australians, and affects 2 out of 3 families.

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24 Feb

Teal Ribbon Day

Teal Ribbon Day

On Teal Ribbon Day, all Australians are invited to purchase and wear a teal ribbon from Ovarian Cancer Australia to help raise awareness of ovarian cancer. Teal Ribbons can be purchased directly from Ovarian Cancer Australia (minimum quantity of 5 ribbons) or from Chemmart Pharmacies, Spotlight, and Brazilian Butterfly.

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26 Feb -
04 Mar

Orthoptic Awareness Week

Orthoptic Awareness Week

Is it just us or are jokes about eyes getting cornea by the day? Terrible jokes aside, Orthoptic Awareness Week is a week of serious business held each year by the Orthoptic Association of Australia. As well as raising awareness of the profession of Orthoptics, it promotes the importance of regular eye examinations for eye related issues.

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When:
07:30am - 12:00pm
Access:
Disabled parking, Free parking, Public transport, Wheelchair access, Accessible toilets, Guide dog friendly
Phone:
03 9867 3515
Email:
info@womenscancerfoundation.org.au
More:
http://wecanwalkitout2017.gofundraise.com.au/

26 Feb

We Can Walk It Out 2017

We Can Walk It Out 2017

Do something good for charity whilst challenging yourself with a run or walking for fun! Women's Cancer Foundation's annual fundraising event We Can Walk It Out is on again for its 12th year, attracting runners, joggers and walkers to Melbourne's iconic Tan Track and raising vital funds for gynaecological (primarily ovarian) cancer research. Choose to run or walk 4km or run 8km around King's

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28 Feb

Rare Diseases Day

Rare Diseases Day

Rare Disease Day is an annual, awareness-raising event co-ordinated by EURORDIS at the international level and by National Alliances and Patient Organisations at the national level. The main objective of Rare Disease Day is to raise awareness amongst the general public and decision-makers about rare diseases and their impact on patients' lives.

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28 Feb

Business Clean Up Day

Business Clean Up Day

By participating in a Business Clean Up, you are doing your part to promote a clean, healthy and sustainable environment. It's also a fantastic way to be seen as a community leader and engage with your staff, customers and local community. Previous Business Clean Up Days have proven to be excellent team building events. Register your own Business Clean Up site or by volunteer at a site near you.

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