Signature Events and Programs
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. SAVE THE DATE: The next adult retreat will be on March 24-25, 2018.
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. SAVE THE DATE: The next Richmond Days will be January 14-15, 2018.
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. SAVE THE DATE: The next Annual Meeting will be June 8-9, 2018 in Newport News.
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. SAVE THE DATE: The next Camp Youngblood will be July 22-27, 2018.
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 »
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 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. Go here to register for Family Retreat 2017 »
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.
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. Go here to register for the 2017 Teen Retreat »
A great partnership event with the Virginia Hemophilia Treatment Centers to celebrate the holiday season. There is always great food, education, and networking. Look forward to seeing you on December 9, 2017!