Your June 2024 Cause Calendar 🗓️

June 5, 2024

We’re diving into June, ready to champion new causes & celebrate ongoing efforts. Let's explore diverse ways to support this month’s featured causes with Pledge, including celebrating PRIDE & raising awareness of LGBTQIA+ issues, Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness, and more!

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Causes to Support in June (& beyond!)

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🏳️‍🌈 PRIDE Month: Through June, we celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community, championing equality, inclusivity, and acceptance. Join us in supporting organizations that advocate for LGBTQIA+ rights and provide vital resources and support, including: Trevor Project, Ali Forney Center, Elton John Aids Foundation, It Gets Better Project.

🧠 Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month: Let’s raise awareness about Alzheimer’s and other brain-related diseases, supporting research efforts and organizations dedicated to improving the lives of those affected such as: Alzheimer's Association National Office, Alzheimer's Research Foundation, Banner Alzheimers Foundation, Cure Alzheimer's Fund & Alzheimers Research & Prevention Foundation.

🧡 Gun Violence Awareness Month: Raise awareness about the impact of gun violence and promote efforts to reduce it. Organizations to support: Sandy Hook Promise Foundation, Brady Center To Prevent Gun Violence, Everytown for Gun & Safety & Center for Gun Responsibility.

🌍 Immigrant Heritage Month: Celebrate the contributions of immigrants to our society and help promote understanding and appreciation of their diverse cultures. Organizations to support: RAICES (Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services), Miry’s List, Immigrant Legal Resource Center, Immigrant History Initiative & Refugee & Immigrant Transition

Days of Recognition in June

👶 1: International Children’s Day: On this day, let's prioritize the well-being and rights of children worldwide. Support organizations dedicated to children's health, education, and safety, ensuring every child has the opportunity to thrive. UNICEF, Save the Children, World Vision.

🚫 3: National Gun Violence Awareness Day: Take a stand against gun violence by participating in events, supporting legislative action, and promoting community initiatives for gun safety and prevention. Sandy Hook Promise Foundation, Brady Center To Prevent Gun Violence & Everytown for Gun & Safety

🌊 8: World Ocean Day: Dive into action for our oceans, advocating for conservation efforts, marine biodiversity protection, and plastic pollution reduction. Together, we can safeguard the blue heart of our planet. Oceana, Sea Trees, Ocean Conservancy Inc.

🧸🪀11: International Day of Play: Established by the UN to highlight the transformative power of play. It advocates for every child to have the time, space, and access to play, emphasizing its importance every day. Learn more here & support organizations such as

💉14: World Blood Donor Day: Save lives by donating blood and supporting blood donation drives in your community. Your contribution can make a life-saving difference for those in need. American Red Cross, International Committee of the Red Cross, America’s Blood Center.

👨‍👧16: Father's Day: Celebrate the fathers, father figures, and paternal bonds that enrich our lives. Take this opportunity to honor and appreciate the important role fathers play in families and society. Fathering Together,

The National Fathering Center, 2 Not 1: Fatherhood & Families

19: Juneteenth: Commemorate the emancipation of enslaved African Americans and reflect on the ongoing journey towards racial justice and equality.Organizations to support: Equal Justice Initiative, NAACP, Equal Justice Initiative, Black Girls Code,Thurgood Marshall College Fund

🌍 20: World Refugee Day: Stand in solidarity with refugees around the world, recognizing their resilience and courage in the face of adversity. Organizations to support: Miry’s List, Raices (Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services)

🏳️‍🌈 26: LGBTQ+ Equality Day: Advocate for equality, acceptance, and LGBTQ+ rights in all spheres of society. Organizations to support: Human Rights Campaign, GLAAD, National Center For Transgender Equality

🏳️‍⚧️ 28: PRIDE Day: Celebrate love, diversity, and inclusion with PRIDE! Join festivities, amplify LGBTQ+ voices, and support LGBTQ+-affirming organizations working towards a more equitable and accepting world for all. Search for more nonprofits that support LGBTQIA+ rights here.

How to Support?

  1. Donate: Contribute to an organization aligned with your chosen cause. There are over 2M+ verified nonprofit organizations in our database organized by cause category, so it’s easy to find an organization that speaks to your heart!
  2. Fundraise: Launch a fundraiser in minutes, rallying friends and your community for impact.
  3. Host an Event: Whether in-person or virtual, choose from our Evite donations partnership, live event displays, or Zoom app.
  4. Corporate Giving: Align your business with social responsibility and choose which cause(s) align with your values – accept donations, round up at checkout, showcase your impact & more.
  5. Gift of Impact: Send a Pledge gift card during these special days to your do-gooder friends and loved ones allowing them to impact their preferred cause & creating a ripple effect of generosity!

Be Featured by Pledge! 📸 We love to feature the incredible work of nonprofits aligned with monthly cause themes throughout the month across our marketing channels. Tell us more about your cause and share the link to your Pledge fundraiser for a chance to be featured in our global community!

Ready to Make an Impact? 💜Get inspired to make a difference year-round! Explore causes beyond June with our 2024 calendar. Download it now and join the #PledgeToDoGood global movement! 🌟

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