Signature Events and Programs

adult retreat 2017

Adult Retreat

A rejuvenating weekend retreat filled with educational programming and community building. This retreat is for all adults (affected and caregivers) in the bleeding disorders community age 21 and over. 2018 Adult Retreat March 24th-25th

NHF Washington Day 2016

Advocacy Training and Richmond Days

Advocacy Training and Richmond Days are an opportunity for people affected by inherited bleeding disorders in the Commonwealth of Virginia to advocate for issues that matter to them. During Richmond Days, the Virginia Hemophilia Foundation (VHF) schedules meetings with individual legislators that allow constituents to advocate and share their story. 2018 Advocacy Training and Richmond Days January 14th-15th

annual meeting 2016

Annual Meeting

VHF’s Annual Meeting brings together the inherited bleeding disorder community to share information on a wide variety of topics, from the basics of diagnosis to the most relevant developments in treatment. It is a great opportunity for networking and support for individuals and families. 2018 Annual Meeting will be June 8th-9th in Newport News

camp youngblood

Camp Youngblood

Kids enjoy a week of traditional camp fun and learning with others that are faced with similar challenges. Camp Youngblood is for children with inherited bleeding disorders, their siblings, and children of members of the inherited bleeding disorder community that reside within the VHF or HACA coverage area. 2018 Camp Youngblood July 8th-13th

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Community Events

VHF community events are social and educational gatherings that occur throughout the year. These events bring together the Virginia inherited bleeding disorders community and are an excellent opportunity for family fun, networking, support, and increasing knowledge. Go here to see our events calendar »

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Educational Dinners

These dinners are a series of educational presentations hosted at restaurants around the state. Facilitators are clinicians, national advocates, and industry experts. Educational dinners enable those affected by inherited bleeding disorders to connect with people from their local community, as well as learn about a range of relevant topics. Go here to see our events calendar »

family weekend 2017
family weekend 2017

Family Camp and Family Retreat

Join us for these overnight events filled with education, support, and fun for the whole family! These weekends are open to families affected by inherited bleeding disorders. SAVE THE DATE: Family Camp Weekend at CHT will be April 27 – 29, 2018 and Family Retreat at GWL will be September 15 – 16, 2018.

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First Step Program for New Families

First Step is designed to support families of infants and young children with hemophilia and other inherited bleeding disorders with community connection and education. This program is for families with children who have been diagnosed with an inherited bleeding disorder in the last 7 years.

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Teen Weekend and Teen Retreat

Fun, challenging, educational weekends just for teens. The focus is on motivating teens to find their inner leader and give them tools they can take away and use in their everyday life. Plus, there is plenty of time for hanging out and getting to know other teens in the inherited bleeding disorders community.

winter gathering 2016

Winter Gatherings

A great partnership event with the Virginia Hemophilia Treatment Centers to celebrate the holiday season. There is always great food, education, and networking. 2018 Winter Gatherings December 8th

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