National Fire Prevention Month

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Every year the month of October is recognized as National Fire Prevention Month. The purpose of this month is to increase the awareness of home fire prevention. According to the National Fire Prevention Association, local fire departments responded to an estimated 1.35 million fires in 2021. Along with this, the property damage that resulted from…

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Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month

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October is recognized as Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals designated this month to bring awareness of dogs who need a home and to encourage people to adopt who may not have otherwise been considering it. The Humane Society of the United States estimates that animal shelters care for…

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Each year, the month of October is recognized as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Spearheaded by the National Breast Cancer Foundation, this annual initiative serves to raise awareness about breast cancer and offer support to those impacted by the disease. The National Cancer Institute estimates that there will be 287,850 new cases of breast cancer in…

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National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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The month of October is recognized as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. According to the National Research Center on Domestic Violence, 1 in 4 women and 1 in 9 men are affected by domestic violence. Unfortunately, this means that this is a common problem for many people. Additionally, it is estimated that annually twenty million people…

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Blood Cancer Awareness Month

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Each year, September is named as Blood Cancer Awareness Month. This awareness month was initiated to educate communities and to bring attention to the fight against blood cancer. According to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), blood cancers are the third leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. Furthermore, blood cancers are the most…

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