Washington, D.C. — Hemophilia Federation of America (HFA), a community focused national organization serving the needs of individuals and families with bleeding disorders since 1994, is pleased to announce the addition of the New England Hemophilia Association (NEHA) as its newest member organization. NEHA is the second chapter in New England to become an HFA member organization, making them the 35th to join HFA.
“The New England Hemophilia Association is a vibrant chapter filled with energy, knowledge and a desire to work together to better serve the bleeding disorders community,” said Kimberly Haugstad, HFA Executive Director. “Our member organizations are HFA’s foundation and I’m pleased that we continue to expand our network. The need for partnerships among organizations is crucial to ensure our community is safeguarded from harmful cuts in services.”
“NEHA is very excited about becoming a member of the Hemophilia Federation of America. I believe that this new partnership will enhance the quality of programs and services we provide in New England. Our membership has expressed strong interest in joining HFA, and we all appreciate the value that this new relationship brings to our community.” Kevin R. Sorge, NEHA Executive Director
About New England Hemophilia Association (NEHA)
NEHA was founded in 1957 and serves families with inherited bleeding disorders that need information, emotional support and an organization to voice their needs and concerns. NEHA currently offers a range of programs and services and is led by a volunteer Board of Directors, managed by a small group of professional staff and serves hundreds of families across New England. For more information, visit www.newenglandhemophilia.org or call (781)-326-7645.
About Hemophilia Federation of America (HFA)
HFA is a national 501(c) (3) organization consisting of more than 30 member organizations and numerous individual members who offer assistance and grassroots advocacy education on behalf of the bleeding disorders community. Incorporated in 1994, HFA provides programs and services to improve the quality of life for persons with hemophilia, von Willebrand disease (VWD) and other rare bleeding disorders. For more information, visit www.hemophiliafed.org or call 1-800-230-9797.