Introduction – International Day of Charity is observed on September 5 every year to raise awareness about help to needy people by encouraging more and more people to donate with any amount for poor people. This day promotes charity for poor people all around the world by donating some amount to several NGOs that work for needy people.
History – United Nations General Assembly announced the celebration of International Day of Charity on September 5 annually in the year 2012. Firstly, this day is celebrated on September 5, 2013. International Day of Charity is observed on the death anniversary of Mother Teresa that died on September 5, 1997. Mother Teresa was a Roman Catholic congregation of women that is fully dedicated to helping poor people and was the founder of the Order of the missionaries of Charity.
Significance – The main purpose of this day is to spread awareness about a charity activity and promote a large number of people donate to poor people all over the world. This day increases social responsibility by enhancing public support for the charity. It also provides an opportunity for people to get involved in charity events, which are going all over the world.
Theme – The theme of International Day of Charity has not been announced yet in the year 2021. In the year 2020, the theme of International Day of Charity is ‘’Global Solidarity to Eradicate Poverty’’.