Character Counts Week



The biggest celebration of character in the world – October 17 – 23, 2021.

First declared “National CHARACTER COUNTS! Week” in 1993, the U.S. President, U.S. Senate, state governors, and officials around the world proclaim the third week in October as CHARACTER COUNTS! Week as a time to highlight character education and the importance of modeling good character. And every year millions of kids in dozens of countries participate.

Don’t forget to use #CharacterCountsWeek in your social media posts.

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Support Our Mission!

Every dollar you donate is doubled this week! Visionary founder of CHARACTER COUNTS!, Michael Josephson, has generously offered to match every dollar donated during #CharacterCountsWeek up to $10,000! Make a donation today to show your support for character development, ethical leadership, and civility.

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