What do all the different colors of awarness ribbions mean?
Ok so i know that there are many different types of awarness ribbions for like cancer and sucide and stuff and i was wonder what are all the colors and what are there awarness (like pink is breast cander) and if it has more then one (i think yellow does cause 1 for yellow is teen sucide) plz know what you are talking about and thx! also if you are a teen thinking of sucide plz go 2 http://www.yellowribbon.org/ thx again.
- rdvampyLv 41 decade agoFavorite Answer
Red Ribbon = Aids/HIV, substance abuse, MADD, DARE, Epidermolysis Bullosa, love, heart disease- (also uses the red dress symbol), Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome (WPW),
Pink Ribbon = Breast Cancer, Birth Parents
Orange Ribbon = Hunger, leukemia, cultural diversity and racial tolerance, feral cats, motorcyclist safety, Multiple Sclerosis -wristband only, self injury, Agent Orange exposure
Yellow Ribbon = Support our troops, POW/MIA, suicide prevention, adoptive parents, spina biffida, missing children (amber alert), endometriosis, sarcoma, bladder cancer, liver disease and liver cancer, hydrocephalus or hydrocephaly, hope in general
Green Ribbon = Tissue and organ donation, depression (both adults and children), bipolar disorder, mental health or illness, eye injuries, Tourette’s Syndrome, bone marrow transplants and donation, worker and driving safety, glaucoma, missing children, leukemia, environment, kidney cancer or kidney disease, neural tube defects, Mitochondrial Disease, growth and rebuilding, Cerebral Palsy
Dark Blue Ribbon (Navy) = Child abuse prevention, arthritis, free speech, crime victims rights, water quality, colon cancer, hystiocytosis, domestic violence, water safety (flooding, drowning and accidents), Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS), interstitial cystitis, Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV), Reyes Syndrome, education, short bowel syndrome, Myositis, Leukodystrophy, Hurricane Support, police officers lost in the line of duty (AKA, the Thin Blue Line)
Purple Ribbon = Domestic violence, religious tolerance, animal abuse, the victims of 9/11 (includes police and firefighters), pancreatic cancer, Chron’s Disease and colitis, cystic fibrosis, leimyosarcoma, macular degeneration, Sjogren’s Syndrome, fibromyalgia, lupus, sarcoidosis, the homeless, thyroid cancer, ADD, ADHD, alzheimers, cancer survivor (this is a general color that anyone who has survived cancer can wear)
White Ribbon = Innocence, victims of terrorism, peace, right to life, diabetes, sexual assault of students, retinal blastoma, alzheimers, adoption, bone disease and bone cancer, anti-child pornography on the internet
Black Ribbon = Mourning, melanoma, anti-gangs, Anti-terrorism in Spain, POW-MIAs, Amish support
Brown Ribbon = Anti-tobacco, colorectal cancer
Gray Ribbon = Diabetes, brain cancer, asthma and allergies
Lime Green Ribbon - Lymphoma, Lyme Disease, Muscular Dystrophy-wristband only, Sandhoff Disease
Teal Ribbon = Ovarian, cervical, uterine (all gynecological) cancers, substance abuse, sexual assault, Myasthenia Gravis, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Burgundy Ribbon = Hospice care, multiple myeloma, cesarean sections, headaches and migraines, thrombophilia
Periwinkle = Eating disorders, pulmonary hypertension, stomach cancer, GERD, IBS
Pale Yellow Ribbon = Spina biffida
Peach Ribbon = Uterine Cancer, Endometrial Cancer
Light Green Ribbon = Pelvic Pain (chronic), Celiac Disease
Light Blue Ribbon = Prostate cancer, thyroid disease, lymphedema, Trisomy 18, scleroderma, Graves Disease
Lavender Ribbon = All cancers (general cancer awareness), epilepsy, rett syndrome, foster care
Pearl Ribbon = lung cancer and lung disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Mesothelioma
Silver Ribbon = Children with disabilities, Parkinson’s Disease, any diseases or disorders of the brain including strokes, elderly abuse
Gold Ribbon = Childhood Cancer
Clear Ribbon = Lung cancer and lung disease, Multiple Sclerosis (secondary to prism)
Light Baby Pink and Blue Ribbon = Pregnancy and infant loss, SIDS, Male breast cancer
Red and WhiteRibbon = Head and neck cancer, aplastic anemia
Red and Yellow Ribbon = Hepatitis C
Red, White and Blue Ribbon = Patriotism, 9/11 victims
Red and Blue with a Heart Ribbon = Congenital Heart Defects (also red,blue and red stripes)
Blue And Yellow = Down Syndrome, designated drivers (The Hero Campaign)
Purple Ribbon with a Red rose Ribbon = Cystic Fibrosis
Purple And Green Ribbon = Hospice And Pallative Care
Purple And Blue Ribbon = Pediatric Stroke
Purple and Yellow Ribbon = Chemical Injury (any chemical related boo boos)
Jigsaw Puzzle Ribbon = Autism
Orchid and Orange Ribbon = psoriasis
Lime Green and Aqua Ribbon = adult stem cell donor
Teal And Pink Ribbon = Hereditary Breast Cancer or a combo ribbon for gynecological and breast cancers
Black and Pink Ribbon = Bone Marrow Donor, loss of a daughter
Black and Lt. Blue Ribbon = Loss of a son
Black and White Ribbon = Carcinoid Syndrome Cancer (zebra stripes) and anti-racism
Black White And Black (three stripes) Ribbon = Vaccine danger
Gold and Black Ribbon = Platelett donor
Ivory, Burgundy and Ivory Ribbon = Oral head and neck cancer
Yellow, Lime Green, Orange, Aqua, Hot Pink Ribbon = Myelodysplastic Syndrome
Orange, Green, Blue, Purple, Yellow Ribbon = STD awarenessSource(s): www.thepinpeople.com external link from www.wikipedia.org after I looked up "awareness ribbon" on wikipedia.
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- 4 years ago
Yes I agree with the above
- Anonymous1 decade ago
I've seen yellow ones that are for supporting our troops.
- Anonymous4 years ago
You raise some good points in your question.