No 215 September 2021

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Bleeding Disorders Awareness Week

Bleeding Disorders Awareness Week is an opportunity for individuals and families as well as Haemophilia Foundations and other organisations to take part in a campaign and activities to raise awareness about haemophilia, von Willebrand disease and related inherited bleeding disorders throughout Australia during the week of 10-16 October 2021.
 
The theme of the week is Embracing a Changing World to follow on from our conference theme days before.

Bleeding Disorders Awareness Week 2021
 

GO RED FOR BLEEDING DISORDERS

 
Looking for something to do during Bleeding Disorders Awareness Week either face-to-face or virtual? Host a red-themed event and Go Red For Bleeding Disorders! Some quick ideas are:
 
  • Host a red-themed morning tea
  • Host a Red Cake Day
  • Dress red for a cocktail night
  • Host a red themed crafternoon 
  • Wear red in support of the day.
 
More information and ideas will be on our website.
 

FUN ACTIVITIES

red cakes 
We have fun downloads on our website for you to take part in the week such as a colouring-in competition, trivia and a word find.  
 
HFA has a limited supply of promotional items:
 
  • Red Cake Day Packs for children, which include cake packet mix, cupcakes cases and some Red Cake Day toppers. 
  • Pens, pencils and stickers.
 
Check the HFA website for current updates, how to order and the free downloads and activities.
 
For downloads and information
visit www.haemophilia.org.au/bdaw
or contact Natashia on ncoco@haemophilia.org.au or MB 0403 538 109 
 

RED CLASSIC

Red Classic logo
REGISTER TODAY
www.haemophilia.org.au/BDAWRC
 
For Bleeding Disorders Awareness Week we invite the community, family and friends to participate in the Red Classic.
 
Walk, run, get into your wheelchair, onto your scooter or get on your bike during the week, dress in red, and send in your km and your pics!
*Stick within covid restrictions in your area*
 
What do I need to do? Register at www.haemophilia.org.au/BDAWRC and all the information will be sent to you.
 
What is the date? The classic will run from Sunday 10 October – Saturday 16 October  2021.
 
Can we do anything? Yes, think outside the square – roller-skate, skateboard, cycle, horseride – anything that keeps you moving.
 

DURING BLEEDING DISORDERS AWARENESS WEEK

 
Don’t forget to follow us on our social media networks for links to virtual events and current up-to-date information -


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  Like Haemophilia Foundation Australia on Facebook

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Like Haemophilia Foundation Australia on Instagram

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Follow HFA @Haemophilia_Au
 

EVERYONE HAS A STORY TO TELL


Would you like to share your story for Bleeding Disorders Awareness Week?
www.haemophilia.org.au/shareyourstory



 
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Keywords:

Bleeding Disorders Awareness Week

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Date last reviewed: 16 September 2021