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November Health Observances

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American Diabetes Month 

1701 North Beauregard Street
Alexandria, VA 22311 
(800) DIABETES (342-2383)
(703) 549-1500 
(703) 549-6995 Fax 
askada@diabetes.org 
www.diabetes.org/in-my-community/american-diabetes-month.html 
Materials available 
Contact: Local Chapters

November 1 - 30

Bladder Health Month

Urology Care Foundation 
1000 Corporate Blvd.
Linthicum, MD 21090 
(410) 689-3700 
(800) 828-7866 
(410) 689-3998 Fax 
Communications@UrologyCareFoundation.org 
www.urologyhealth.org/media-center/bladder-health-month 
Contact: Jessica Bateman

November 1 - 30

COPD Awareness Month

American Lung Association 
55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150
Chicago, IL 60601 
(800) LUNGUSA 
(800) 548-8252 
info@lung.org 
www.lung.org/lung-health-and-diseases/lung-disease-lookup/copd/ 
Materials available 
Contact: Gregg Tubbs

November 1 - 30

National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month

Alzheimer's Association 
225 North Michigan Avenue, 17th Floor Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60601-7633 
(800) 272-3900 
(312) 335-4078 
(866) 699-1246 Fax 
info@alz.org 
www.alz.org 
Materials available 
Contact: None designated

November 1 - 30

International Survivors of Suicide Day

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention 
120 Wall Street, 29th Floor
New York, NY 10005 
(888) 333-AFSP (2377) 
(212) 363-3500 
(212) 363-6237 Fax 
info@afsp.org 
www.afsp.org/coping-with-suicide-loss/international-survivors-of-suicide-loss-day 
Materials available 
Contact: Survivor Initiatives Department

November 20 - 26

Hurricane Disaster Volunteer Registry https://www.texasdisastervolunteerregistry.org/

Donate Southwest Airline Points for Disaster Relief https://www.southwest.com/html/rapidrewards/promotions/donate-points-charity.html?clk=HOMEPROMO3_HUR170830

·      The American Red Cross, which provides emergency assistance and disaster relief, is seeking donations to help victims of Hurricane Harvey. The organization is urging people to make a minimum donation of $10 by calling 1-800-RED CROSS or texting HARVEY to 90999.

·      The Salvation Army will remain in communities that have been impacted by Hurricane Harvey and is in need of donations to provide long-term disaster recovery efforts and ongoing assistance to those in need.

·      The South Texas Blood & Tissue Center is in urgent need of blood donations, especially type O negative and O positive. To donate blood, schedule an appointment at southtexasblood.org or call 1-(800) 292-5534 ext. 3500.

·      Food, monetary donations and volunteers are need at the San Antonio Food Bank, which is in response mode to support local and statewide needs. Most wanted items are nonperishable food, water, baby food, diapers, flashlights and batteries, new or packaged clothing, hygiene products and cleaning supplies. Donations can be dropped off from 8 a.m to 5 p.m. at the Food Bank warehouse, 5200 Enrique M. Barrera Pkwy. Donations and volunteer registration can be made online

·      The Texas Diaper Bank is in need of monetary and diaper donations to provide kits to the families that are being displaced. Donations can be made at texasdiaperbank.networkforgood.com or by calling (210) 731-8118.

·      The Animal Defense League of Texas and San Antonio Pets Alive ask for donations and volunteers to foster a dog or cat that has been displaced by the hurricane. Steps to donate and register to volunteer can be found on the organizations' websites. The San Antonio Humane Society is also asking for donations, which can be made at sahumane.org.


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April 25th Evening Program

April 26th Full Day Conference


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