United Kingdom celebrates Thank You Day: Honouring unsung Heroes of COVID-19 Pandemic
The UK celebrates Thank You Day every June 5 to show gratitude to unsung heroes who made a positive impact in communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. The holiday honours NHS staff, volunteers, council workers, charities, and faith leaders, and aims to strengthen community spirit.
Every year on June 5, the United Kingdom comes together to celebrate Thank You Day—a special holiday dedicated to expressing gratitude to the unsung heroes who have made a positive impact in local communities. First observed in 2021, Thank You Day was established as a way to appreciate the selfless contributions of individuals during the challenging times of the COVID-19 pandemic. Thank You Day has been recognized by the UK government and several notable individuals such as Lorraine Kelly and Gary Lineker.