National Make A Difference Day is an annual observance celebrated on October 26th of this year. Why don’t we make some difference to make improvements others lives? National Make A Difference Day aims in taking one day in a year to encourages us to make a difference in the world and the lives of others.
“I believe that every single one of us, celebrity or not, has a responsibility to get involved in trying to make a difference in the world. Our generation faces many challenges, some of which were passed on to us by the past generations, but it’s up to us to find solutions today so that we don’t keep passing our problems on.” – Shakira
History of National Make A Difference Day
In 1992, USA Weekend magazine and joined by Points of Light created National Make A Difference Day. It is celebrated annually on the fourth Saturday of every October. Millions of people from around the world have united in the common mission to improve the lives of other people. The celebration of the day is considered to be one of the largest annual single-days of service. Since then, volunteers and communities are working together with a single purpose to improve the lives of others. The Day is made possible by every individual and the people of TEGNA along with the support of Arby’s Foundation and Points of Light.
USA Weekend is a national weekend newspaper that focuses on social issues, health, food, entertainment, and travel. Since the start of the celebration, the Day helped and encouraged thousands of people across the nation to start making a real difference in the world. The Day has spurred the people to make a difference in themselves, and the world. Thus, these contributions are making the world a better place to live in for many people.
Other Celebrations on October 26
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How to Celebrate National Make A Difference Day
Celebrating the National Make A Difference Day is quite simple. Take time to make some positive changes in the environment you live in. The change you wish to do depends on your imagination and quality. Encourage people around you to make their contribution to society and thereby creating a difference. You can help the people you see, or you already knew by providing them with the things they need for. For eg., provide them with food, shelter, clothes, blankets, and things like it.
You can form a group and clean the river or pond to stagnate waters that help people in the surrounding regions during the drought times. Plant saplings to save the earth from various ecological problems. Ask people to go green and initiate it from you. Share the moments that you have done to make a difference on the social media using the hashtag #NationalMakeADifferenceDay.