Holocaust Memorial

Charity of the Month

About Holocaust Memorial Day Trust

Holocaust Memorial Day Trust is the charity that promotes and supports Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) in the UK. Holocaust Memorial Day has taken place in the UK since 2001 and Holocaust Memorial Day Trust was registered as a charity in 2005. They work to raise awareness of the Holocaust and recent genocides so that more people of all ages and backgrounds meaningfully mark Holocaust Memorial Day every year.

Holocaust Memorial Day takes place on 27th January every year and more than 10,000 activities are held by schools, faith groups, community organisations, local authorities, prisons and workplaces.

Their Challenges

With the reports of racist and antisemitic incidents at their highest levels in the UK, and beyond, our work is more important than ever. We are seeking support to raise awareness of lessons learned from the Holocaust and genocides. You can support their work by clicking here  https://www.hmd.org.uk/donate/

Their Achievements / Goals

For Holocaust Memorial Day in 2022 over 3,200 organisations held more than 4,200 local Holocaust Memorial Day activities. Also, tens of thousands of people watched the UK Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony online, whilst over 200 iconic buildings lit up in purple for the Holocaust national moment to Light the Darkness. As well as this, over 23 million people saw Holocaust Memorial Day’s Twitter trend for Holocaust Memorial Day.

HMDT's Social Channels

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Online Commemoration for Holocaust Memorial Day

The UK Online Commemoration for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2023 will be streamed on their website on Thursday 26th January at 7-7:45pm. You can register to watch the commemoration here.