Foundation Guide

A Tour of Our Global Community of Giving

 Nelson Mandela Day

Nelson Mandela Day

“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” – Nelson Mandela Mandela Day falls on July…

 World Blood Donor Day and Why it’s Important

World Blood Donor Day and Why it’s Important

World Blood Donor Day is celebrated every year on June 14. The day helps raise awareness of the importance of having blood for universal health and the incredible contribution that voluntary donors make. It raises support for organizations and services…

 Cerebral Palsy Guide

Cerebral Palsy Guide

Cerebral palsy is a group of neurological disorders affecting somebody’s ability to move, maintain posture and remain balanced. In the United States, around one in 345 children are diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Medical negligence during the birth process causes a…

 World Down Syndrome Day

World Down Syndrome Day

Kicking off World Down Syndrome Week is World Down Syndrome Day on March 21, 2022. The day was first observed by the Down Syndrome Association Singapore in 2006, where the organization launched the World Down Syndrome Day website, showcasing activities…

 Random Act of Kindness Day: Origins and Celebrations

Random Act of Kindness Day: Origins and Celebrations

Random Act of Kindness Day originated in Denver, Colorado in 1995 by a non-profit organization called The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation.  February 17 was marked as the annual day of celebration subsequent to its year of origin. The aim…

 Celebrating International Migrants’ Day 2021

Celebrating International Migrants’ Day 2021

In the year 2020, there were an estimated 281 million international migrants around the world. This number represented 3.6 percent of the global population at the time and a 60 million increase in international migrants from 2010. Human mobility and…

 The Significance of the International Day of Tolerance

The Significance of the International Day of Tolerance

The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed November 16th as the International Day of Tolerance in 1996. The day seeks to foster, promote, and spread mutual understanding between cultures and people across the globe – an initiative that has been increasing…

 #IAmRemarkable – Empowering Diversity

#IAmRemarkable – Empowering Diversity

Google’s #IAmRemarkable embraces diversity and challenges the status quo by sparking conversations that build self-esteem and self-promotion skills. Two Google employees started the campaign in 2016 after noticing a gap in representation and deciding to act on it. The project…