March is nationally recognized as Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month. Join WPCNHF in celebrating and honoring the bleeding disorders community. In 2016, thanks to NHF’s advocacy efforts, March was officially designated as Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month. During Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month, we invite members, friends, and supporters of the bleeding disorders community to join us in raising
The 8th Annual Take A Bough Auction is officially open! The bidding is open from now until Saturday, November 21st. The winners of our auction will be announced at the end of our Final Night Event. You can check out the rest of our auction, and purchase your tickets, at bit.ly/takeabough8! Be sure to download the Handbid mobile app on
Thank you to everyone who joined our Teen Group in celebrating Halloween this year! This contest was open to Chapter members and Campers ages 0-18. Each person who submitted a photo received their choice of a Unite for Bleeding Disorders Shirt! Check out the costumes below!
Show your support for the bleeding disorders community of Western Pennsylvania by showing off your Unite pride! The Western Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation is selling shirts and tank tops to raise funds for our Unite for Bleeding Disorders Walk! Check out our shirts and click the link for more information. Shirts can
This year, we celebrated our 12th Annual Unite for Bleeding Disorders Walk! The Walk was held on Saturday, October 10th and coincided with the National Hemophilia Foundation’s (NHF) nationwide Unite Day. While our walk moved to a virtual event and looked different than usual, friends, family, and supporters still came together to raise nearly $50,000
“Hi! My name is Tori and I’m the team captain for Tori’s Team. I walk for my sister and dad who, like me, all have Von Willebrand’s Disease. I participate in the walk as a way to give back to the organization that has given me so many opportunities. It’s a great way to raise
Team Rolling for Ryker’s inspiration is a two-year-old boy named Ryker, who was diagnosed with Hemophilia A at 7 weeks old. “[I was] scared and I remember thinking it was an incorrect diagnosis,” team captain and Ryker’s mom, Mindy, said. “I thought they would redo his blood test and find out they were wrong… that in
Tracy combined her love of the bleeding disorders community with her favorite candy, Good N’ Plenty, to form Team Red N’ Plenty for the Unite for Bleeding Disorders Walk. This year will be her seventh walk. “What got us to initially want to participate was when I was at an emergency room and I needed
Yancey Thigpen will be calling our bingo game on May 20th! Join us for a fun night of virtual bingo! RSVP before 3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 20th by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with your first and last name. Please put Hemophilia Bingo as the email subject.
World Hemophilia Day was celebrated on Friday, April 17, 2020. This marked the 30th World Hemophilia Day! Community members shared what the day meant to them by wearing red, lighting red candles, or putting a red light bulb in their porch. Stephanie S. is the mother of a daughter diagnosed with VWD. She said, “Samantha