October Public Observances
Date: Monday, Oct. 01, 2018    Time:
Posted by: Spokane Cares

Adopt a Dog month

American Veterans Disabled for Life Awareness Day

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Bullying Prevention Month

Crime Prevention Month

Diversity Awareness Month

Disability Employment Awareness

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Energy Awareness Month

Family History Month

Fire Prevention Month


Hispanic Heritage month

Hunger Awareness month

Infant Loss and Miscarriage Awareness month
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month

Make a Difference Day
(created by USA Weekend magazine and the Points of Light Foundation)
Held the last week in October.  Adults and youth can work together on a community project, or mentor a child this day.  For project ideas, see the following websites:

Shut-In Day

Serve those who are homebound in our community.

White Cane Safety Day
"The White Cane is the badge of courage carried by those blind and visually impaired citizens who believe freedom and independence are meant for all Americans."    President Lyndon B. Johnson, 1964

World Humanitarian Action Day

World Mental Health day