Monday, May 2, 2011

Ribbon Meanings

Pink Ribbon: Breast Cancer, Birth Parents & Nursing Mothers
Lime Green Ribbon: Lyme Disease, Lymphoma, Muscular Dystrophy & non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
Peach Ribbon: Uterine Cancer & Endometrial Cancer
Red Ribbon: AIDS/HIV, Heart Disease, Stroke, Substance Abuse, MADD, DARE, Epidermolysis Bellosa, & Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy.
Teal Ribbon: Ovarian Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Uterine Cancer, Sexual Assault, Polycycstic Ovarian Syndrome & Tsunami Victims
Green Ribbon: Childhood Depression, Missing Children, Environment, Kidney Cancer & disease, Tissue/Organ Donation, Leukemia, Safe Driving, Bi-Polar Disorder, Bone, Glaucoma, Growth & rebuilding, Literacy, Mental Health, Cerebral Palsy, Neurofibromatosis, Spinal Cord Injury and research, Stem Cell donor and Research, Tourette’s Syndrome & Mitochondrial Disease
Grey Ribbon: Allergies, Aphasia, Asthma, Brain Cancer, Brain Tumors, Diabetes & Mental illness
Pink & Blue Ribbon: Amniotic Fluid Embolism, Baby Safe Haven, Birth defects, Male Breast Cancer, Infant Loss, Infertility, Miscarriage, Premature Birth, Stillbirth & SIDS
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: Cultural Diversity, Hunger, Leukemia, Lupus, Melanoma, Motorcycle Safety, Racial Tolerance, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome & Self Injury
White Ribbon: Adoptee, Adoption, Anti-Pornography, Blindness, Bone Cancer, Child exploitation, Child Sexual Abuse, Community Support, Congenital Cataracts, Elderly Affairs, hernia, Holocaust Remembrance, Hope & Support, Molestation Survivor, On-line Sexual Predator Awareness & Internet Safety, Osteoporosis, peace, Postpartum Depression, Retinoblastoma, Right to Life, Scoliosis, Stalking, Student Sexual Abuse, Teen Pregnancy & Victim’s of Terrorism
Gold Ribbon: Childhood Cancer & COPD
Black Ribbon: Accidents, Amish Support, Anti-Terrorism, Gang Prevention, Gun Control, Melanoma, Mourning, Narcolepsy, POW/MIA, Sleep Apnea, Sleep Disorders & Trauma
Brown Ribbon: Anti-Tobacco, Colon Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Familia Polyposis & Tobacco Awareness
Burgundy Ribbon: Adhesions, Brain Aneurysm, headaches, Disabled Adults, Hospice Care, Meningitis, Sickle Cell Anemia, Thrombophilia, & Multiple Myeloma
Purple Ribbon: Domestic Violence, Epilepsy, Pancreatic Cancer, ADD, Alzheimer’s, Animal Abuse, Crohn’s Disease, Lupus, Fibromyalgia, ADHD, Homelessness & Thyroid Cancer
Lavender Ribbon: Cancer (unspecified), Caregiver Appreciation, Epilepsy, 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: Drunk Driving, Children’s Healthy Weight, Child Abuse, Foster Care Awareness, Crohn’s Disease, Lymphoma, Prevent School Violence, Osteogenesis Imperfecta (IO), Victims of Hurricane Katrina, Dystonia, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS), Alopecia, Education, Epstein-Barr Virus, Save the Music, Teens against Smoking, Color Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Anti-Tobacco & Anti-Second hand Smoke.
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: Addisons 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, Ewings Sarcoma, Gulf War, Hydrocephalus, Liver Cancer, Liver Disease, Missing Children, Myxoid Liposarcoma, Obesity, POW/MIA, Remembrance, Sarcoma, Spina Bifida, Suicide & 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.
Black & White Ribbon: Anti-Racism, Carcinoid Cancer, Diversity, Transitions and Vaccine Awareness.
Orchid & Orange Ribbon: Eczema & Psoriasis.
Blue & Yellow Ribbon: Designated Drivers and Down Syndrome.
Blue & Purple Ribbon: Pediatric Stroke & Rheumatoid Arthritis
Blue & Red Ribbon: Congenital Heart Defects and Disease (alternate red), Hypo plastic left heart snydrome, 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 Hepatits, Chemical Injury and the relationship between Lupus and Endometriosis.
Red & Yellow Ribbon: Hepatitis C, HIV/HCV Co-Infection.
Teal & White Ribbon: Cervical Cancer
Rainbow Ribbon: Gay Pride, Same Sex Marriage.
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, Gastroesophageal 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
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