What is Helping Hands?

January 5, 2017

By Elaine Chan, MSW, MPH At any point, families living with a bleeding disorder can experience financial hardship because of their medical situation. HFA’s Helping Hands Program has become a safety net for thousands of families throughout the years. Helping Hands has provided many families with assistance for expenses like housing, utilities, and transportation. In […]

Infusing Love: Prepare for the Unexpected

January 28, 2015

I love reading my horoscope.  A recent one read, “Come to grips today with financial issues that need your attention. Pay bills, go over accounts, and definitely make a budget.” For those of us living with bleeding disorders, that budget should include paying medical bills you hadn’t bargained for. It’s important to be prepared for […]

We’re All In This Together

September 4, 2013

 By Sonji Wilkes I never could have imagined that hearing the words, “Thomas has severe hemophilia,” would equate to being thrust into a world of inspirational people and unexpected acts of kindness.  When Thomas was diagnosed and the doctor asked, “Do you have a good insurance plan?” my mind immediately focused on the challenges we […]

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