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Red Nose Day

Show your support for Red Nose Day and join the fight to end child poverty - donate today and make a difference!
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It's time to get your Red Nose on and join the celebration of Red Nose Day on March 17! This special day has been around since 1988, when it was established in honor of Comic Relief, a charity that works to fight poverty and social injustice. Since then, Red Nose Day has grown into an international event and become a symbol of hope for people living in disadvantaged conditions. So don your red nose, have some fun and help make a difference in the world.

History of Red Nose Day

Red Nose Day Dates

Red Nose Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1985</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Comic Relief's Inception</div><div class='timeline-text'>Comic Relief is established by screenwriter Richard Curtis and comedian Lenny Henry in response to the Ethiopian famine.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1988</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Red Nose Day</div><div class='timeline-text'>The very first Red Nose Day is initiated in the United Kingdom, aiming to raise funds for Comic Relief's causes.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1992</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Red Nose Day Catchphrase</div><div class='timeline-text'>The catchphrase "Do Something Funny for Money" made its debut, encouraging people to raise funds through humorous activities.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2002</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Red Nose Day Schools</div><div class='timeline-text'>The first Red Nose Day Schools pack was distributed to give teachers the resources they needed to educate about and fundraise for the cause.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2015</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>US Red Nose Day introduction</div><div class='timeline-text'>Red Nose Day was officially launched in the United States, bringing the cause to a wider international audience.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate Red Nose Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Wear a red nose</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>A simple way to show your support is to wear a red nose! It's fun, easy, and shows your support for the cause.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Host a fundraiser</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Organize a bake sale, car wash, or other event to raise money for Red Nose Day. Make sure to get the word out to friends and family and let them know that their donations are going towards a good cause.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Organize a picnic</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Gather your family or friends together and host a picnic in the park. Have everyone bring something to eat and donate the proceeds from the picnic to Red Nose Day.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Donate</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>If you can't organize an event, you can still show your support by donating directly to Red Nose Day. Every little bit helps.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Spread Awareness</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Social media is a great way to spread awareness of this important day and its causes. Share information about Red Nose Day on your platforms and encourage others to do the same.</p></div></div>

Why We Love Red Nose Day

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Red Nose Day raises awareness for important causes</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Every year, Red Nose Day in the US raises much needed funds and awareness for children living in poverty. The money raised helps fund programs that provide food, shelter, educational opportunities, and healthcare to those who need it most - often in some of the poorest communities around the world.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It's a fun way to show your support</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Wearing a red nose isn't just easy and affordable - it's also lots of fun! By wearing a red nose or participating in an act of silliness, you can show your solidarity with those affected by poverty and let them know that they are not alone in their struggle.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It brings people together globally</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Red Nose Day is celebrated all over the world, from London to Los Angeles. It’s a powerful reminder of how our global community can come together to make a positive impact on people's lives no matter where they live.</p></div></div>

5 Fun Facts to Celebrate Red Nose Day

<div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>1</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Red Nose Day has inspired spin-offs worldwide</h3><p class='facts-content'>Although Red Nose Day originated in the UK, its popularity has led to similar initiatives in countries all over the world, including the USA, Australia, and Germany.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>2</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Red noses were originally made of foam</h3><p class='facts-content'>In the first Red Nose Day occurrings, the noses were made of foam. However, in the recent years, they've been replaced with plastic ones.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>3</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Comedic Sketches are a Trademark of Red Nose Day</h3><p class='facts-content'>One tradition of Red Nose Day is the creation and broadcast of comedy sketches. These often feature beloved television characters or casts, aimed at entertaining while promoting the cause.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>4</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Red Nose Day has its own theme song</h3><p class='facts-content'>The official 2020 Red Nose Day song was "Times Like These" by Foo Fighters. Each year sees a new song raising spirits for the cause.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>5</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Celebrities play a key role in Red Nose Day</h3><p class='facts-content'>Famous personalities often participate in Red Nose Day events, lending their visibility to the cause. They participate in comedy sketches, engage in fundraising efforts, or simply provide entertainment for the audience.</p></div></div>

Red Nose Day FAQs

When is Red Nose Day?

Red Nose Day is celebrated on March 17th every year. In 2024 Red Nose Day will occur on a Sunday.

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