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September 2014 is.

MONTH

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
CureSearch for Children’s Cancer
4600 East-West Highway, Suite 600
Bethesda, MD 20814
(800) 458-6223
(301) 718-0047 Fax

 

Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
American College of Sports Medicine
401 West Michigan Street

Indianapolis, IN 46202-3233
(317) 637-9200

www.coam-month.org

 

Fruit and Veggies – More Matters Month
Produce for Better Health Foundation
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
7465 Lancaster Pike, Suite J, 2nd Floor
Hockessin, DE 19707
(888) 391-2100
(302) 235-2329 x316
(302) 235-5555 Fax
www.fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org 

 

Healthy Aging® Month
Educational Television Network, Inc.
P.O. Box 442
Unionville, PA 19375
(610) 793-0979
www.healthyaging.net

 

Infant Mortality Awareness Month

First Candle
1314 Bedford Avenue, Suite 210
Baltimore, MD 21208
(410) 653-8226
(410) 653-8709 Fax
www.firstcandle.org

 

National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month
American Foundation for Women's Health
P. O. Box 541
Greenwood, TX 76246-0541
(940) 466-9898
www.stopafib.org  

 

National Cholesterol Education Month
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Health Information Center
P.O. Box 30105
Bethesda, MD 20824-0105
(301) 592-8573
(301) 592-8563 Fax  

 

National Food Safety Education Month

Partnership for Food Safety Education
2345 Crystal Drive, Suite 800
Arlington, VA 22202
(202) 220-0651
(202) 220-0873 Fax

www.fightbac.org

 

National ITP Awareness Month
Platelet Disorder Support Association
133 Rollins Avenue, Suite 500
Rockville , MD 20852
(877-528-3538)
(301) 770-6636
(301) 770-6638 Fax
www.pdsa.org/resources/itp-awareness-month.html

 

National Pediculosis Prevention Month/Head Lice Prevention Month
National Pediculosis Association, Inc.
1005 Boylston Street, #343
Newton, MA 02461
(781) 449-6487
(812) 434-6652 Fax
www.headlice.org 

 

National Preparedness Month
Ready Campaign
FEMA/DHS
500 C Street SW, Suite 714
Washington, DC 20472
(800) BE-READY (237-3239)
(240) 699-0525 Fax
www.ready.gov/
fema-publications-warehouse@fema.gov

 

National Recovery Month
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
P.O. Box 2345
Washington, DC 20847-2345
(877)726-4727 Toll Free
(240)221-4292 Fax
SAMHSAInfo@samhsa.hhs.gov
www.recoverymonth.gov/


 

National Sickle Cell Month
Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc.
231 East Baltimore Street, 8th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21202
(800) 421-8453
(410) 528-1495
www.sicklecelldisease.org

 

National Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month

The Johnny O Foundation
P. O. Box 15211
Scottsdale, AZ 85267
(602) 820-7655
(480) 427-4987 Fax

 

National Yoga Awareness Month
Yoga Health Foundation
578 Washington Blvd. #716

Marina del Rey, CA 90292

(310) 928-6638
www.yogamonth.org  

 

Newborn Screening Awareness Month
Save Babies Through Screening Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 42197
Cincinnati, OH 45242
(888) 454-3383

www.savebabies.com

 

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
National Ovarian Cancer Coalition
2501 Oak Lawn Avenue, Suite 435
Dallas, TX 75219
(888) OVARIAN (682-7426)
(214) 273-4200
www.ovarian.org  

 

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
Zero - The Project to End Prostate Cancer
515 King Street, Suite 420
Alexandria, VA 22314
(888) 245-9455
(202) 463-9455
(202) 463-9456 Fax
www.zerocancer.org  

 

Whole Grains Month
Whole Grains Council
226 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 421-5500
(617) 421-5511 Fax
www.wholegrainscouncil.org/get-involved/celebrate-whole-grains-month-in-september

 

World Alzheimer's Month

Alzheimer's Disease International
64 Great Suffolk Street
London, UNITED KINGDOM SE1 OBL
+44 20 7981 0880
+44 20 7928 2357 Fax

 

 

 

Also:

 

AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Month

All American Breakfast Month

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Month

Baby Safety Month

Backpack Safety Month

Children’s’ Good Manners Month

College Savings Month

Eat Chicken Month

Gynecology Cancer Awareness Month

International or National Guide Dogs Month

International People Skills Month

International Strategic Thinking Month

National Campus Safety Month

National Service Dog Month

Library Card Sign-up Month

Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month

Million Minute Family Challenge

Mold Awareness Month

 

National Coupon Month

National Organic Harvest Month

National Osteopathic Medicine Month

National Skin Care Awareness Month

Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month

Self Improvement Month

Sports and Home Eye Health and Safety Month

 

 

 

 

 

WEEK

September 7th – 13th

National Suicide Prevention Week

American Association of Suicidology
5221 Wisconsin Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20015
(202) 237-2280
(202) 237-2282 Fax
www.suicidology.org

September 21st – 27th   

National Farm and Ranch Safety & Health Week
National Education Center for Agricultural Safety
10250 Sundown Road
Peosta, IA 52068
(888) 844-6322
(563) 557-0354
(563) 557-0353 Fax

September 21st – 27th    

National Rehabilitation Awareness Celebration

National Rehabilitation Awareness Foundation
100 Abington Executive Park
Clarks Summit, PA 18411
(800) 943-6723
(570) 341-4637
(570) 341-4331 Fax
www.nraf-rehabnet.org  

Also:

 National Nutrition Week

1st – 7th

Substitute Teacher Appreciation Week

7th – 12th

 National Assisted Living Week

7th – 13th

Child Passenger Safety Week

14th -20th

 National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

14th – 20th

 Pollution Prevention Week

14th – 20th

Prostate Cancer Awareness Week

14th – 20th

 Balance Awareness Week

15th – 21st

 

Constitution Week

17th – 23rd

 

Build A Better Image Week

21st – 27th

 

National Keep Kids Creative Week

21st – 27th 

 

Remember To Register To Vote Week

21st – 27th

 

Deaf Awareness Week

21st – 28th

 

National Clean Hands Week

21st – 28th

 

World Hearing Aid Awareness Week

Sept 28th – Oct 4th

 

National Chimney Safety Week

Sept 28th – Oct 4th

 

 

 

DAY

September 13th
National Celiac Disease Awareness Day

Celiac Sprue Association
P.O. Box 31700
Omaha, NE 68131-0700
(877) 272-4272
(402) 643-4108 Fax
www.csaceliacs.org  

 

September 16th
Get Ready Day

American Public Health Association
800 I Street NW
Washington, DC 20001-3710
(202) 777-2509
(202) 777-2500 TTY
(202) 777-2532 Fax
www.aphagetready.org  

 

September 17th
National School Backpack Awareness Day

American Occupational Therapy Association
4720 Montgomery Lane
P.O. Box 31220
Bethesda, MD 20824-1220
(301) 652-2682/(800) 377-8555 TDD
(301) 652-7711 Fax
www.promoteot.org/AI_BackpackAwareness.html  

 

September 24th
National Women's Health & Fitness Day

Health Information Resource Center
328 West Lincoln Avenue, Suite 213

Libertyville, IL 60048
(800) 828-8225
www.fitnessday.com  

 

September 27th
RAINN Day

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)
1220 L Street NW, Suite 505
Washington, DC 20005
(800) 656-HOPE (4673) (National Sexual Assault Hotline)
www.rainn.org/get-involved/college/rainn-day  

 

September 26th
Sport Purple For Platelets Day

Platelet Disorder Support Association
133 Rollins Avenue, Suite 5
Rockville, MD 20852
(877-528-3538)
(301) 770-6636
(301) 770-6638 Fax
www.pdsa.org/contribute/sport-purple-for-platelets-day.html?layout=item

 

September 27th
Family Health & Fitness Day USA

Health Information Resource Center
328 West Lincoln Avenue, Suite 213
Libertyville, IL 60048
(800) 828-8225
www.fitnessday.com  

September 28th
World Rabies Day

Global Alliance for Rabies Control
529 Humboldt Street, Suite 1
Manhattan, KS 66502
(570) 899-4885
www.worldrabiesday.org 

 

September 29th
World Heart Day

World Heart Federation
7, rue des Battoirs, Case postale 155
1211 Geneva 4
SWITZERLAND
www.worldheart.org  

Also:

Building and Code Staff Appreciation Day

1st

 Labor Day

1st  

 

Newspaper Carrier Day

4th

 

National Attention Deficit Disorder Awareness Day

7th

 

National Grandparents Day

7th

 

World Physical Therapy Day

8th

 

National Suicide Prevention Day

10th

 

National Day of Service and Remembrances Day

11th

 

Patriot Day

11th

 

Remember Freedom Day

11th

 

Stand Up To Cancer Day

12th

 

Stepfamily Day

16th

 

Citizenship Day

17th

 

Constitution Day/Pledge Across America

17th

 

VFW Ladies Auxiliary Day

17th

 

Air Force Birthday

18th

 

National Respect Day

18th

 

National POW/MIA Recognition Day

19th  

 

International Eat An Apple Day

20th

 

International Coastal Cleanup Day

20th

 

American Business Women’s Day

22nd

 

Family Day – Be Involved.  Stay Involved.

22nd

 

Restless Legs Awareness Day

23rd

 

 

National Hunting and Fishing Day

27th 

 

National Walk To Work Day

27th

 

R.E.A.D. in America Day

27th

 

National Good Neighbor Day

28th

 

VFW Day

29th

 

    
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