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Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Awareness Ribbon Colors and Their Meanings

Saje mengoogle tentang ribbon and colours..come across something very interesting to me...hmmm, tapi macam tak ada plak awareness ribbon untuk TTC...

"There are many colors and patterns of awareness ribbons in use today. Many causes share colors. Here the huge list of ribbons with different colors and the purposes of the ribbon colors for different societies and affairs.
awareness ribbons
Red = Aids/HIV, alcohol substance and drug abuse (includes inhalents), MADD, DARE, Epidermolysis Bullosa, Disaster relief, love, heart disease (also uses the red dress symbol), Stroke, supraventicular tachycardia, Wolff-parkinson-White Syndrom (WPW), Pro-life, hypertension, Evans Syndrome, Vasculitis, Wegener’s Granulomatosis.
Orange = hunger, leukemia, cultural diversity and racial tolerance, feral cats, motorcycle safety, Multiple Sclerosis, self injury, reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD), Support of the Jewish settlements in the Gaza Strip and North Samaria (Israel), skin cancer (with a sun in the center of the loop), Underage Drinking, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Work zone safety, Highway and Road Worker Memorial, Agent Orange exposure, kidney cancer.
Yellow = Support our troops, POW/MIA, suicide prevention, adoptive parents, spina biffida, missing children (amber alert), endometriosis, sarcoma (with or without a sunflower), myxoid liposarcoma, bladder cancer, liver disease, liver cancer, cholangiocarcinomas, hydrocephalus or hydrocephaly, hope in general, boycott Aruba (hope for Natalee), carbon monoxide poisoning, genocide awareness, Victorian Bushfire Disaster 09, osteosarcoma, Ewing’s sarcoma, chondrosarcoma
Green = Tissue and organ donation or transplants, depression (both adults and children), bipolar disorder, mental health, mental illness, eye injuries, Tourette’s Syndrome, bone marrow transplants and donation, Fanconi’s Syndrome, worker and driving safety, Von Hippel Lindau, glaucoma, missing children, leukemia, environment, Fibrodysplasia Ossificans, kidney cancer or kidney disease, neural tube defects, Mitochondrial Disease, growth and rebuilding, Progressiva, Cerebral Palsy, Save Darfur, Stem Cell Research, Neurofibromatosis, Lissencephally, Cornelia de Lange Syndrome, Save The Earth, Go Green, Recycling, Medical Marijuana, Support Family Farms and Rural Communities
Blue = Child abuse prevention, arthritis, gout, free speech, crime victims rights, waterquality, colon cancer, Dysautonomia, hystiocytosis, histiocytosis, Erb’s Palsy, Ankylosing Spondylitis, domestic violence, water safety (flooding, drowning and accidents), Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS), second hand smoke, dystonia, interstitial cystitis, bracial plexus injury, Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV), Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) , Alopecia, Reyes Syndrome, education, Steven Johnson Syndrome, short bowel syndrome, Myositis, Anti-bullying, Leukodystrophy, Hurricane Support, Huntington’s Disease, police officers lost in the line of duty (AKA, the Thin Blue Line), Malaria, Syringomyelia, Neurofibromatosis, Sex Trafficking and Slavery, Cri du Chat Syndrome, Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome, polio awareness, Primary Immunodeficiency Disease (PIDD), Sensory Processing Disorder (reflex blue shade), Angelman Syndrome, Von Hippel-Lindau, Microcephaly Awareness
(royal blue shade)
Purple = Domestic violence, religious tolerance, animal abuse, the victims of 9/11 (includes police and firefighters), pancreatic cancer, Crohn’s Disease and colitis,
cystic fibrosis, leimyosarcoma, macular degeneration, Sjogren’s Syndrome, fibromyalgia, lupus, sarcoidosis, the homeless, Mucolipidoses, thyroid cancer, ADD,
ADHD, alzheimers, cancer survivor (this is a general color that anyone who has
survived cancer can wear), Pagan pride, Arnold Chiari Malformation, Mucopolysaccharidosis, Hurler Syndrome, children left
unattended in cars, childhood or pediatric stroke, Anti-Gay Bullying (Spirit Day), epilepsy (Purple Day)
White = Innocence, victims of terrorism, peace, right to life, diabetes, hypoglycemia, hyperglycemia, sexual assault of students, retinal blastoma, blindness, alzheimers, adoption, bone disease and bone cancer, Osteosarcoma, anti-child pornography on the internet, carbon monoxide poisoning (CO poisoning), post partum depression, survivors, Scoliosis, Anti-stalking, Men working to end men’s violence against women, Holocaust remembrance, Sex trafficking and slavery (efforts via the childrens anti-pornography and men working to end violence against women groups in 55 countries!), poverty, white ribbon with a knot tied in the middle for marriage equality, Gay-teen suicide
Black = Mourning, melanoma, anti-gangs, Anti-terrorism in Spain, narcolepsy, sleep apnea, sleep disorders, POW-MIAs, Primary Billiary Cirrhosis, Amish Support, gun control, accidents (general designation), Black Ribbon Day- a remembrance day for victims of totalitarianism
Brown = Anti-tobacco, colorectal cancer
Gray = Diabetes, hyperglycemia, hypoglycemia, brain cancer, glioblastoma, Parkinson’s, asthma, allergies, end sex trafficking and slavery in the UK
Lime Green – Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma, Lyme Disease, Muscular Dystrophy, Ivemark Syndrome, Sandhoff Disease, Support for Adoptees Rights to open adoption records that have been sealed, mental health
Teal = Ovarian, cervical, uterine (all gynecological) cancers, food allergies, substance abuse, sexual assault, sexual abuse, Myasthenia Gravis, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, agoraphobia, panic or stress disorders (includes PTSD), Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Dissociative Identity Disorder, Fragile X, Batten Disease, Tourette’s Syndrome (TSA designation), MRSA awareness
Turquoise = (teal colored items work too) Native American reparations, interstitial cystitis (IC Network designation), addiction recovery, Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH)
Turquoise With A Zipper = Global Chiari Malformation Awareness
Burgundy (Maroon) = Hospice care, multiple myeloma, cesarian sections, headaches and migraines, adhesions, thrombophilia and other coagulation or blood factor disorders, meningitis, polio survivor, Post-Polio Syndrome, Hughes Syndrome, brain aneurysm, Hirschsprung’s Disease (Congenital Megacolon), children undiagnosed or misdiagnosed with rare disorders or diseases, amyloidosis, hemangioma.
Periwinkle = Eating disorders, pulmonary hypertension, esophageal cancer, stomach cancer, GERD, IBS
Pink = Breast Cancer, Birth Parents, cleft palate, nursing mothers
Hot Pink – Inflammatory breast cancer
Pale Yellow = Spina Bifida
Amber = Appendix Cancer
Peach = Uterine Cancer, Endometrial Cancer, Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency
Cream = Paralysis, spinal cord injuries, spinal diseases or disorders, Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
Light Green = Pelvic Pain (chronic), Celiac Disease, STD Awareness, Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)
Mint = Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)
Emerald Green = Homeopathy awareness
Jade = Asian and Pacific Islander campaign by ALC to raise Liver Cancer and Hepatitis B awareness.
Sea Green – Stuttering or stammering awareness.
Light Blue = Prostate cancer, mens health, thyroid disease, lymphedema, Addison’s Disease,Trisomy 18, Velo-Cardio Facial Syndrome, Klinefelter’s Syndrome, hyperaldosteronism, scleroderma, Behcets Disease, Graves Disease, Shprintzen Syndrome, Edward’s Syndrome
Lavender = All cancers (general cancer awareness), epilepsy, hypokalemic periodic paralysis, rett syndrome, Hodgkins lymphoma, foster care or foster parents, infantile spasms, hysterectomy
Orchid (violet) = Testicular cancer
Fuschia (Magenta) = Pro-life, Feminism
Pearl (cream pearl or white pearl) = lung cancer or lung disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Mesothelioma, emphysema, Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia
Silver = The Silver Ribbon Campaign For The Brain? for brain disorders and disabilities – includes Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) , Children with physical or learning disabilities, elderly abuse, stalking
Gold = Childhood Cancer (pediatric cancer), COPD, Embryonal Rhabdomysarcoma, Breast Feeding (The Gold Standard)
Copper = Menkes disease
Clear= Lung Cancer, Lung Disease
Light Baby Pink and Blue = Pregnancy and infant loss, SIDS, Male breast cancer, baby safe haven, amniotic fluid embolism, Hyperemesis Graviduram
Light Pink, White and Light Blue = Group B Strep (newborns)
Red and White = aplastic anemia, Squamous Cell Carcinoma, MDS & other Bone Marrow Diseases (AA&MDSIF designation)
Red and Yellow = Hepatitis C Virus (HCV), Teen abstinence
Red, White and Blue = Patriotism, 9/11 victims, fireworks safety
Red and Blue with a Heart = Congenital Heart Defects (also red,blue and red stripes)
Blue And Yellow = Down Syndrome, designated drivers (The Hero Campaign), Fatty Oxidation Disorders
Blue And Green = Intracranial Hypertension (Pseudotumor Cerebri)
Purple Ribbon with a Red rose = Cystic Fibrosis
Purple Ribbon with a Red Stripe down the middle = Chronic Migraine Awareness
Purple And Green = Hospice And Pallative Care
Purple And Blue = Rheumatoid arthritis, childhood or pediatric stroke
Purple and Yellow = Chemical Injury (all diseases, disorders, pain, discomfort, or hurt etc. arising from exposure to a chemical substance)
Purple And Black = Paranormal Awareness
Purple And Red = Desmoplastic Cancer
Purple Butterfly = Lupus (can just be a purple butterfly symbol), domestic violence (butterfly should be paired with a purple ribbon)
Jigsaw Puzzle Ribbon = Autism, Asperger Syndrome
Prism = Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Orchid and Orange = psoriasis
Orange and Maroon = Virginia Tech Tragedy
Orange and Green = Ritual abuse, Dual Diagnosis
Orange and Blue= Pediatric Bipolar Awareness (top orange, bottom blue).
Lime Green and Aqua = adult stem cell donor
Teal And Pink = Hereditary Breast Cancer or a combo ribbon for gynecological and breast cancers.
Teal And White = Cervical Cancer
Pink and Gold – Phyllodes Tumors
Black and Pink = Bone Marrow Donor, loss of a daughter
Black and Lt. Blue = Loss of a son (you can also use Black and Navy to indicate an older son)
Black And White = Carcinoid Syndrome Cancer (has zebra stripes), Anti-racism, Anti-corruption
Black White And Black (three stripes) = Vaccine danger
Gold and Black = Platelett donor
Gold and Silver = All hearing or ear related disorders and diseases, Large Vestibular Aqueduct Syndrome (LVAS)
Blue and Silver = Living or coping with cancer
Lavender and White (two stripes) = Awareness for Missing and Unidentified Persons
Ivory, Burgundy and Ivory (three stripes) = Oral head and neck cancers, oral squamous cell carcinoma, throat cancer, laryngeal cancer, pharyngeal cancer
Ivory Lace = Osteoporosis
Navy Blue and White Pinstripes = ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis), Lou Gehrig’s Disease
Yellow, Lime Green, Orange, Aqua, Hot Pink= Myelodysplastic Syndrome
Orange, Green, Blue, Purple, Yellow = STD awareness
Red White and Red (3 stripes) = Leukemia and Lymphoma
Blue and White = In memory of Columbine, Teen cancer
RAINBOW = Gay pride or rights movement, same sex marriages
Red and Black = Murder victims (both adults and children), Self Harm or Self Injury (ASHIC designation)
Orange and Red = Myeloproliferative Disorders, Polycythemia Vera, Essential Thrombocytosis, Primary or idiopathic Myelofibrosis, myelosclerosis, Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML)
Blue, White and Pink (3 stripes) = Parental Alienation Syndrome
Teal, Blue, and Pink= Thyroid Cancer (Thyca designation)
Silver, White, Baby Blue, and Baby Pink (colors run left to right along the ribbon)= Congenital Hyperinsulinism
Support Haiti Ribbons= I am currently aware of 4 ribbons in use to show support for Haitian earthquake victims. The colors being used are red, blue and yellow.
1. Red = color for disaster relief
2. Blue = used by West Virginia University
3. Blue and Red = can be a ribbon or heart shaped icon (colors of the Haitian flag)
4. Red, Blue and Yellow ribbons worn at the Golden Globes.
Kaleidoscope pattern = Fluoroquinolone Awareness
Red with a Gold outline = Neonatal Alloimmune Thrombocytopenia (NAIT) Awareness
Yellow and Black with a Red Star in the middle = Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Source: Crafts n Scraps

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