International Day of Persons with Disabilities

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When Celebrated

Always on December 3rd


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About the Holiday

International Day of Persons with Disabilities is a holiday promoted by the United Nations to raise awareness about disabilities and to work to fully integrate people with disabilities into all aspects of our society -- a society for all. This holiday was first established by the UN in 1992. Since 1998, each year has had a theme. The theme for 2011 is "Together for a better world for all: Including persons with disabilities in development".

Gift Guidelines

  • Make a donation to an organization doing research on a disability
  • Donate to an organization that aims to provide for people with disabilities

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