Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Awareness Ribbons and Causes



Awareness Ribbons are a great way to show your support for a cause that is important to you.  The satin ribbon or Printed Ribbon can be easily cut  to 3″ in length depending on the size decide to make, folded and pinned using a small gold safety pin.  Here is a list of awareness ribbon colors and I realize that it is not a complete list.  It has been a long search to find the causes and colors we have listed below.  If you have a cause that is not listed, please contact us so we can add it.
 
Pink Ribbon: Breast Cancer, Birth Parents & Nursing Mothers

Lime Green Ribbon: Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Lyme disease, Lymphoma (alt red), Muscular Dystrophy, Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (Lymph Node Cancer) & Sandhoff Disease

Peach Ribbon: Uterine Cancer & Endometrial Cancer

Red Ribbon: AIDS/HIV, Burn Victims, Cardiovascular Disease, Congenital Heart Defects (alt red & blue), Congenital Heart Disease (alt red & blue), Congestive Heart Failure, Courage and Inspiration, DARE, Diamond Blackfan Anemia,  Driving under the Influence, Epidermolysis Bellosa, Evans Syndrome, Factor XI Deficiency, Heart Disease, Hemophilia, High Blood Pressure, Huffing, Hypertension, Inhalant Abuse, Long Q-T Syndrome, Love, Lymphoma (alt lime), MADD, Marfan Syndrome, Project Red Flay, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, Sniffing Abuse, Stroke, Substance Abuse,   Supraventricular Tachycardia, Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura, Tuberculosis, Von Willebrand’s Disease and Wolf-Parkinson-White.

Teal Ribbon: Agoraphobia, Anxiety Disorder, Batten Disease, Cervical Cancer, Dissociative Identity Disorder, Ectodermic Dysphasia, Food Allergies, Fragile X Syndrome, Marker X Syndrome, Martin-Bell Syndrome, Myasthenia Gravis, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Ovarian Cancer, Panic Disorder, Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD), Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Progressive Supanuclear Palsy, Rape, Sexual Assault, Substance Abuse(alt Red), Tsunami Victims and Uterine Cancer

Green Ribbon: Bipolar Disorder, Bone Marrow Donation, Cerebral Palsy, Childhood Depression, Depression, Environment, Eye Injury Prevention, Franconia’s Syndrome, Dibrodysplasia Ossifican’s Progressiva, Freedom, Glaucoma, Growth & rebuilding, Kidney Cancer & disease, Kidney Donation, Leukemia (Alt Orange),  Literacy, Living Organ Donation, Manic Depression, Mental Health, Mental Illness (alt Grey), Mental Retardation, Missing Children (alt yellow), Mitochondrial Disease, Nephritic Syndrome, Neural Tube Defects, Neurofibromatosis, Organ Donation, Organ Transplant, Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis,  Safe Driving, Save Darfur, Spinal Cord Injury and research, Stem Cell donor and Research, Tissue Donation, Tourette’s Syndrome Traumatic Brain Injury, Von Hippel Lindau and Worker Safety.

Grey Ribbon: Allergies, Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency, Aphasia, Asthma, Brain Cancer, Brain Tumors, Diabetes & Mental illness (alt green)

Pink & Blue Ribbon: Amniotic Fluid Embolism, Baby Safe Haven, Birth defects, Male Breast Cancer, Hyper emesis Gravid ram, Hyperammonemia, Infant Loss, Infertility, Miscarriage, Pregnancy Loss, Premature Birth, Stillbirth, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) & Twin to Twin transfusion syndrome.

USA Flag Ribbon: National Support, Fireworks Safety, Flag, World Trade Center Victims & Heroes

Puzzle Ribbon: Autism & Asperger Syndrome

Violet Ribbon: Hodgkin’s Disease & Testicular Cancer

Orange Ribbon: Agent Orange, Cultural Diversity, Hunger, Leukemia (alt green), Lupus (alt purple), Melanoma (alt black), Kidney Cancer (Renal Cell Carcinoma), Motorcycle Safety, Racial Tolerance, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome & Self Injury

 White Ribbon: Adoptee, Adoption, Anti-Child Pornography, Anti-Pornography, Anti-Way, Blindness, Bone Cancer, Bone Disease, Child exploitation, Child Sexual Abuse/Assault, Community Support, Congenital Cataracts, Elderly Affairs, Hernia, Holocaust Remembrance, Hope & Support, Innocence, Multiple Hereditary Exostoses, Molestation Survivor, On-line Sexual Predator Awareness & Internet Safety, Osteoporosis, Peace, Postpartum Depression, Retinoblastoma, Right to Life, Safe Motherhood, Salvation Army, Scoliosis, Stalking, Student Sexual Abuse, Teen Pregnancy Prevention & Victim’s of Terrorism

Gold Ribbon: Childhood Cancer, COPD, Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma, Neuroblastoma and Osteosarcoma (alternate yellow)

Black Ribbon: Accidents, Amish Support, Anti-Terrorism, Gang Prevention, Gun Control, Melanoma (alt orange), Mourning, Narcolepsy, POW/MIA (alt yellow), Primary Biliary Cirrhosis, Sleep Apnea, Sleep Disorders, Students for Gun Control and Trauma

Brown Ribbon: Anti-Tobacco, Colon Cancer (alt blue), Colorectal Cancer (alt blue), Familia Polyposis (alt blue) & Tobacco Awareness

Burgundy Ribbon: Adhesions, Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome, AV Malformation, Brain Aneurysm, Cesarean Section, Cystic Hygroma, Disabled Adults, Factor V Leiden, Headaches, Hemangioma and Vascular Malformation, Hereditary Hemochromatosis, Hospice Care, Hughes Syndrome, Lymphatic Malformation, Meningitis, Meningococcal Meningitis, Multiple Myeloma, PHACES, Post-Polie Syndrome, Sickle Cell Anemia, Sturge-Weber Syndrome, Thrombophilia, & Williams Syndrome.

Purple Ribbon: ADD, ADHD, Alzheimer’s, Animal Abuse, Anti-Violence, Arnold Chiari Malformation, Chronic Pain, Colitis (alt blue), Crohn’s Disease (alt blue), Cystic Fibrosis, Domestic Violence, Epilepsy (alt Lavender), Fibromyalgia (alt Cranberry), Fibromyalgia in Men, Harmony, Homelessness, Leimyosarcoma, Lupus (alt orange) Macular Degeneration, Mucolididoses, No Unattended kids in Cars, Pancreatic Cancer, Pancreatitis (Chronic), Religious Tolerance, Sarcoidosis, Sjorgren’s Syndrome, Thyroid Cancer (alt specific ribbon) and Victims of 9/11.

Lavender Ribbon: Cancer (unspecified), Caregiver Appreciation, Epilepsy (alt purple), Foster Care, Gynecological Cancer, Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis, Infantile Spasms & Rett Syndrome

Pearl Ribbon: Emphysema, Lung Cancer, Lung Disease, Mesothelioma, Multiple Sclerosis & Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia

Silver Ribbon: Brain Disabilities, Brain Disorders, Campaign for the Brain, Disabled Children, Dyslexia, Elderly Abuse, Encephalitis, Niemann-Pick, Parkinson’s Disease, Schizophrenia, Sciatic Pain, VACTERL & Young Onset Parkinson’s Association (YOPA)

Blue Ribbon: Alopecia, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS),  Arthritis, Brachial Plexus Injuries, Child Abuse, Children’s Healthy Weight, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Colitis (alt purple), Colon Cancer (alt brown), Colorectal Cancer (alt brown), Crime Victim’s Rights, Crohn’s Disease (alt purple), Drowning Awareness, Dysautonomia, Dystonia, Drunk Driving, Education, Epstein-Barr Virus, Erb’s Palsy, Familial Polyposis (alt brown), Free Speech, Foster Care Awareness, Guillain Barre Syndrome, Huntington’s Disease, Hurricanes, Hystiocytosis, Ichthyosis, Interstitial Cystitis, Langerhans Cell Hystiocytosis, Leukodystrophies, ME/ CFIDS, Myositis, Police Lost in Line of Duty, Prevent School Violence, Osteogenesis Imperfecta (IO), Restless Legs Syndrome, Steven Johnson Syndrome, Teens against Smoking, Transverse Myelitis, Victim’s Rights, Victims of Hurricane Katrina, Save the Music, Water accidents, Water Quality and Water Safety.

Navy Blue Ribbon: Alopecia, ARDS, Arthritis, Child Abuse, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Colitis, Colon Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Crime Victim’s Rights, Crohn’s Disease, Drowning, Education, Epstein-Barr Virus, Erb’s Palsy, Free Speech, Guillain Barre Syndrome, Huntington’s Disease, Hurricane Katrina, Death of Police Officer on Duty, Rectal Cancer, Restless Legs Syndrome, Teens against smoking, , Victim’s Rights, Water accidents, Water Quality & Water Safety.

Light Blue Ribbon: Addison’s Disease, Behcets Disease, Chronic Illness, Cushing Syndrome, DiGeorge Sequence, Graves Disease. Hyperaldosteronism, Klinefelter’s Syndrome, Lymphedema, Men’s Health, Pro Choice, Prostate Cancer, Scleroderma, Shprintzen Syndrome, Spay or Neuter Pets, Thyroid Disease, Trisomy 18 and Velo-Cardio Facial Syndrome

Yellow Ribbon:  Adenosarcoma, Adoptive Parents, Amber Alert, Bladder Cancer, Canadian Cancer Society, Carbon Monoxide Poisoning, Complementary / Alternative Medicine, Endometriosis, Equality, Ewing’s Sarcoma, Gulf War, Hydrocephalus, Liver Cancer, Liver Disease, Missing Children (alt green), Myxoid Liposarcoma, Osteosarcoma (Alt Gold), Obesity, POW/MIA (alt black), Remembrance, Sarcoma, Spina Bifida, Suicide Awareness & Troop or Military Support

Cream Ribbon: Paralysis, Spinal Cord Injuries, Spinal Disorders and Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Light Green Ribbon: Celiac Disease, Chronic pelvic Pain, Human Papilloma Virus and Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)

Black & White Ribbon: Anti-Racism, Carcinoid Cancer, Diversity, Transitions and Vaccine Awareness.

Orchid & Orange Ribbon: Eczema & Psoriasis.

Blue & Yellow Ribbon: Designated Drivers, Down Syndrome and Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.

Blue & Purple Ribbon: Pediatric Stroke & Rheumatoid Arthritis

Blue & Red Ribbon: Congenital Heart Defects and Disease (alternate red), Hypo plastic left heart syndrome, Noonan’s Syndrome, Pulmonary Fibrosis and SADS.

Red & White Ribbon: Aplastic Anemia, DVT, Head and Neck Cancer, Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia, Oral Cancer and Squamous Cell Carcinoma.

Teal & Purple Ribbon: Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.

Purple & Yellow Ribbon: Autoimmune Hepatitis, Chemical Injury and the relationship between Lupus and Endometriosis.

Red & Yellow Ribbon: Hepatitis C, HIV/HCV Co-Infection and surviving family members of Suicide victims.

Teal & White Ribbon: Cervical Cancer

Black & Pink Ribbon: Loss of a Sister, Loss of a female child, mourning a sister, mourning a daughter.

Black & Blue Ribbon: Loss of a Brother, Loss of a male child, mourning a brother, mourning a son.

Periwinkle Ribbon: Acid Reflux, Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Eating Disorders, Eosinophilic Disorders, Esophageal Cancer, Gastric Cancer, Gastro esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Pulmonary Hypertension, Small Intestine Cancer & Stomach Cancer

Lou Gehrig’s Ribbon – White with Navy Pin Stripe – Specifically done for Lou Gehrig’s disease.

Juvenile Diabetes Ribbon - Grey ribbon with Red heart

Thyroid Cancer Ribbon - Pink, Purple & Teal

Black & Red Ribbon – Murder Victim’s, Murdered Children, Loss of a Fire fighter on Duty

Latex Allergy Ribbon – Red & Pearl – Specifically made for this cause.

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