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The years 2020 and 2021 have been difficult for everyone, and we couldn’t have got through it without each other.
Whether it’s the neighbours for checking we were okay, the delivery drivers who kept food on the shelves, the volunteers who are standing alongside health workings in the vaccine rollout, or the children for learning from home – we’ve all got somebody to say “thank you” to.
We are so excited to join in the national Thank You Day on Sunday 4th July this year, alongside some amazing organisations including the NHS, Royal Voluntary Service and the Scouts, as well as celebrity backers such as Michael Sheen, Tim Peake and Bear Grylls.
With lots of activities to choose from for Thank You Day, Rotary is championing Power Hour taking place at 11am.
Outdoor green, blue and community spaces have been vital for our mental health during the pandemic, providing places of escape, comfort and sanctuary.
As we’re all about community impact, Power Hour is a great way to come together with other people and organisations from across your community in a safe way, give a little time to make a big difference and show your appreciation for those spaces.
Don't forget to submit your events using the form at the end of this page!
Clearing graffiti from walls or buildings
Painting a community mural
Creating wild flower displays in urban areas
Planting flowers, bulbs or shrubs in community areas
Planting trees of remembrance for those who sadly died in the pandemic
Build or place bird boxes, bug hotels or wildlife boxes
Providing planters or window boxes for those without a garden
Knitting positive messages to display (e.g. on lamposts)
The idea for Thank You Day came from 13 individuals. These original proposers have seen the idea grow into a national celebration!
Sandra McCabe, Northern Ireland
Sandra is a member of Rotary who lives in Northern Ireland. Sandra has been overwhelmed by the support she has received both on a personal level and as a business owner from Rotary members, family, friends, colleagues, and customers.
With so many people to thank, after such a hard year for many, a ‘Thank You Day’ is the perfect opportunity to bring communities, family and friends together.”
About Thank You Day
Let's make Sunday 4th July the UK's biggest ever Thank You Party. Are you in?!
Who will you thank?
Paralympian and broadcaster, Steve Brown, on his support for Thank You Day.
The more people who support Thank You Day, the bigger we can make it! Show your support by joining the Thank You Day Facebook group or by pledging your support via the form below.
If you're hosting an event for Thank You Day, please add them to the form below, so we can measure the impact of the day and promote your activities!
(please note your details may be shared with Together to keep them up to date with the number of people supporting this campaign).