Mayors worldwide have the power to make a profound impact by officially acknowledging Never Give Up Day.

With 137 cities in the US and Canada proclaiming August 18th as Never Give Up Day, including Houston, Phoenix, San Jose, and Halifax, this global celebration day serves as a powerful reminder to never surrender in the face of adversity.

The Mayoral proclamation raises awareness about the crucial role of mental strength, persistence, and resilience in overcoming life’s obstacles. By highlighting these values, city Mayors foster important discussions and promote the importance of resilience in personal and professional life, mental health, and overall well-being.

Here is the complete list of all the cities in the US and Canada that have proclaimed August 18th as Never Give Up Day either to date or in the recent past.

USA: Houston (TX) Phoenix (AZ) San Jose (CA) Austin (TX) Fort Worth (TX) Charlotte (NC) Milwaukee (WI) Baltimore (MD) Memphis (TN) Kansas City (MO) Louisville (KY) Durham (NC) Port St. Lucie (FL) Virginia Beach (VA) Pittsburgh (PA), Sunnyvale (CA) Wenatchee (WA) Bossier City (LA) Lakeland (FL) Thornton (CO) Cibolo (TX) Deland (FL)Greenville (NC) Linden (NJ) Fate (TX) Tempe (AZ) Springfield (OR) San Marcos (TX) Brownsville (TX) Loveland (CO) Oakley (CA) Boulder (CO) Rocklin (CA) Kauai (HI) Wichita Falls (TX) Grand Rapids (MI) Vancouver (WA) Friendswood (TX) Surprise (AZ) Niagara Falls (NY) Perris (CA) Fayetteville (AR) Irving (TX) Warren (MI) Sugar Land (TX) Corpus Christi (TX) Las Cruces (NM) Berkeley Township (NJ) Kinston (NC) North Miami (FL) Toledo (OH) Hutto (TX) Glendora (CA) Laramie (WY) Killeen (TX) Independence (MO) Montgomery (AL) Attleboro (MA) Mission Viejo (CA) Shawnee (KS) Milpitas (CA) Waco (TX) Sachse (TX) Shawnee (OK) Reno (NV) Dayton (OH) Naugatuck (CT) Lancaster (TX) Florissant (MO) North Las Vegas (NV) Daytona Beach (FL) Edinburg (TX) Titusville (FL) North Port (FL) Manassas (VA) Union City (NJ) Attleboro (MA) Murrieta (CA) Deltona (FL) Riverside (CA) Westminster (CA) San Bernardino (CA) Santa Fe (NM) Waxahachie (TX) Summerville (SC) Altoona (PA) Columbia (SC) Corona, (CA) Rialto (CA)Columbus (GA) Asheville (NC) Gainesville (FL) Bridgeport (CT) Greensboro (NC) Palm Bay (FL) Hoffman Estates (IL) East Hartford (CT) DeSoto (TX) Fargo (ND) Florence (SC) Lake Havasu City (AZ) Cherry Hill (NJ) Huntington (WV) Concord (NC) Rome (GA) Springfield (OR) El Mirage (AZ) Commerce City (CO) Hemet (CA) Dania Beach (FL) Pinellas Park (FL) Pine Bluff (AR) North Lauderdale (FL) Little Elm (TX) Petersburg (VA) Daly City (CA) St. Charles (MO) West Springfield (MA) Elizabethtown (KY) Wausau (WI) Middletown (OH) Santa Cruz (CA) Wentzville (MO) Hobbs (NM).

Canada: Halifax (NS) Victoria (BC) Burlington (ON) Brampton (ON) Regina (SK) Niagara Falls (ON) Red Deer (AB) Saanich (BC) Newmarket (ON) Surrey (BC) Strathcona County (AB) Welland (ON) Belleville (ON).