Tomorrow my letter will be about Awareness days – you know the odd days that spring up, usually attached to a collection for a charity. Upon investigation it seems there are lots of odd awareness days, some of them funny & quirky, which you know I love. Most are American but there are some serious international days, for instance today is:

  • International Volunteer Day: International Volunteers Day (IVD), is an international observance that was mandated by the UN General Assembly in 1985. The United Nations see it as opportunity for us all to promote volunteerism, encourage governments to support volunteer efforts and recognise volunteer contributions to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at local, national and international levels.