International Day of Charity
Quick FactsThe International Day of Charity raises public awareness of what charities do to help minimize poverty.
|International Day of Charity||English|
|Día Internacional de la Caridad||Spanish|
|היום הבינלאומי של צדקה||Hebrew|
|اليوم الدولي للجمعيات الخيرية||Arabic|
|Internationaler Tag der Wohltätigkeit||German|
International Day of Charity 2014Friday, September 5, 2014
International Day of Charity 2015Saturday, September 5, 2015
List of dates for other years
September 5 is the United Nations’ (UN) International Day of Charity, which promotes charitable efforts made to alleviate poverty worldwide.
Celebrate the International Day of Charity
Educational events and fundraising activities are held worldwide on the International Day of Charity. Media publicity about the day is promoted via social networks, online news, radios, and TV. Printed material is also published and distributed to publicize this observance.
The International Day of Charity is a worldwide observance and not a public holiday.
About the International Day of Charity
Poverty persists in all countries regardless of their economic, social and cultural situation, particularly in developing countries. Concerned with the poverty problem, the UN called for countries to recognize and contribute towards the efforts of charitable organizations and individuals.
On December 17, 2012, the UN designated September 5 as the International Day of Charity, which was first celebrated in 2013.
International Day of Charity Observances
|Weekday||Date||Year||Name||Holiday type||Where it is observed|
|Thu||Sep 5||2013||International Day of Charity||United Nations observance|
|Fri||Sep 5||2014||International Day of Charity||United Nations observance|
|Sat||Sep 5||2015||International Day of Charity||United Nations observance|
|Mon||Sep 5||2016||International Day of Charity||United Nations observance|
|Tue||Sep 5||2017||International Day of Charity||United Nations observance|
|Wed||Sep 5||2018||International Day of Charity||United Nations observance|
|Thu||Sep 5||2019||International Day of Charity||United Nations observance|
|Sat||Sep 5||2020||International Day of Charity||United Nations observance|
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