These Health and Disabilities Awareness Days Offer Amazing Ways To Make A Difference

Health, both mental and physical, doesn’t always get the attention it deserves. Citizens of the world are suffering every day. Even in the United States ailing people go unseen and unhelped. Luckily, there are several days on the calendar that help those in need get the visibility and the support they deserve. You’ll be amazed how many lives you can save as an organ donor!

Child Health Day

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Since the 1970s, childhood obesity rates have tripled. The primary focus of Child Health Day is to improve children’s fitness and dietary choices to create a better future. Started by President Calvin Coolidge in 1928, the American Child Health Association and the American Federation adopted the day quickly.

Observed on the first Monday in October, Child Health Day promotes exercises for year-round use in schools. Organizations like the Child Health association put on events at schools around the world to teach better food and diet habits.