26 January – International Kawasaki Disease Awareness Day


International Kawasaki Disease Awareness Day…

…is THE biggest day in the Societi calendar. We are EXCITED!  Excited to work with our fabulous supporters, our amazing partners and for everything that will be happening throughout January in the lead up to this key day!

Help us?  Join Team Societi! YOU WILL make a difference!

We need YOU!

Here’s just a handful of some of the things YOU could plan for International Kawasaki Disease Awareness Day:

❤️A Wear Red Day at your nursery, school or office

❤️  Have a Kawasaki conversation at a Societi Coffee Morning

❤️Speak to your child’s school to see if they’ll hold a Non-Uniform Day for Societi

❤️Arrange a super hero day at your child’s nursery

❤️  Hold a quiz night with your friends, family or colleagues

❤️ Organise an Awareness Day (with lots of awareness raising materials)

❤️ Get out and about and hold a ‘fun mile‘!

❤️ Speak to your local restaurant to if you can hold a curry night

❤️ Get baking and hold a cake sale at work, school or at nursery

❤️ Eyes down and hold Societi themed bingo night with your family friends or work colleagues

Download our fundraising pack here

Our fundraising pack is full of ideas and posters to print off to help you kick start your event! And, if you don’t find what you’re looking for or have a brilliant idea of your own – get in touch! We’ll be more than happy to help you where we can. 






Sharing is Caring!

Societi runs an awareness campaign for International Kawasaki Disease Awareness Day each year on our social media channels, posting every single day through the entire month of January. Visit our Instagram, Facebook page or our Twitter page and share, share, share our awareness raising posts so that ALL your family, ALL your friends and ALL your colleagues know to THINK Kawasaki Disease and can help protect tiny hearts too!




Raise awareness of Kawasaki Disease

There are loads of ways to raise awareness of Kawasaki Disease in your community and we’ve got the resources to help! Just download our awareness raising poster and leaflet pack below and you’re all set to go! Don’t forget to get in touch and let us know where and how you’ve been raising awareness of Kawasaki Disease.

Download an International Kawasaki Disease Awareness Day poster and leaflet pack – in here we’ve there’s lots of information and resources to help you start a ‘Kawasaki Conversation’ in your community and help protect tiny hearts! So – TOGETHER we WILL make a difference!






Help us SHINE A LIGHT on Kawasaki Disease!

Buildings and landmarks across the UK will be spectacularly lighting up to raise awareness of Kawasaki Disease awareness in local communities. Already we’ve received confirmation that the following landmarks will light-up red on International Kawasaki Disease Awareness Day 2024:

💡 Mersey Gateway Bridge 💡

💡 Hoad Monument, Cumbria 💡

💡 Ness Bridge in Inverness 💡

💡 Alive, West Norfolk 💡

💡 The Tower of Refuge, Isle of Mann 💡

💡 Ramsey Swing Bridge, Isle of Mann 💡

Can you contact your local authority or landmark owner and ask then to light up their spectacular landmarks red on Friday 26 January to raise awareness of Kawasaki Disease? Be sure to let us know who you’ve contacted and who has agreed to light up to raise awareness of Kawasaki Disease. All this amazing work to light up local town halls, cathedrals and landmarks will get THOUSANDS of people up and down the UK talking about Kawasaki Disease! TOGETHER we WILL protect tiny hearts!



And… whatever you decide to do for International Kawasaki Disease Awareness Day  –  and wherever you do it  –  please do let us know! We’d love to promote your event.