Hemophilia Federation of America is a national nonprofit organization that assists, educates and advocates for the bleeding disorders community.
The Terry Lamb Health and Wellness Award is award is for exceptional commitment to supporting HFA in its national efforts to encourage health, nutrition and wellness behaviors in the bleeding disorders community. Terry Lamb had severe hemophilia, was an active member of the bleeding disorder community, and was a respected leader. Terry grew up in […]
For the second year in a row, Shawn Nease organized a charity game of Dungeons & Dragons, a fantasy tabletop role-playing game, to raise money for HFA鈥檚 Helping Hands Program. Delves for Donors II: Out for More Blood offered gamers in Maryland and Eastern Pennsylvania the opportunity to purchase a seat in a two-hour game […]
Dear Addy, I really want to be able to help raise awareness of, and funds for the bleeding disorders community. I don’t know what I could do to get people to donate. Please help me! Signed, HemoProud Dear Proud, The best way to raise bleeding disorders awareness, and in turn raise funds to support HFA […]
This is becoming one of my favorite times of the year to be a bleeding disorders advocate. It鈥檚 the time of year when individuals of all ages come together to raise crucial money for the community by participating in walks and bike rides across the country. In 2011, HFA hosted its first annual Gears for […]
I am who I am because of you. I usually hear that in reference to a partner or spouse, not a child. For the past 22 years, Max has given me more laughter, tears, and lessons than anyone I have ever known. I think many hemophilia parents might feel the same, whether we had kids […]
There is still time to make a difference! The Gears for Good bike ride is this weekend, September 26-28th, 2014. FitFactor encourages physical activity in individuals with bleeding disorders.聽 HFA provides an opportunity for those who are physically active to benefit the bleeding disorders community in our annual charity bike ride-Gears for Good.聽 You don鈥檛 […]
The Long Mile by Barry Haarde Download Barry’s Story There was only one more hill to climb as I rounded the corner that brought the finish line into view. I had ridden my bicycle 175 miles since lining up at the starting point back in Houston the day before. After more than 10 hours on […]
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