We asked, you answered, and we listened. In the Fall of 2022, we sent out a strategic plan survey to assess the social needs of the constituents we serve. In many cases, modern treatments have changed what it means to live with a bleeding disorder, also the COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives in many ways. With this in mind, we asked questions about how new and emerging treatments may have had an impact on your life, if your bleeding disorder needs had changed, and if you had feedback on the future relevance of VHF.

Your answers were thoughtful and insightful and of great value to our strategic planning process. Go here to read about the trends and themes that emerged from this survey.

VHF will roll out the new strategic plan this next fiscal year (July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2024) and we are counting on you to work with us as we continue to strengthen the Virginia bleeding disorder community through education, advocacy, and community. We are excited to explore new program ideas and develop resources to address unmet needs based on your feedback. However, we can’t do it alone. I hope you will consider taking an active role with VHF by participating in an event, donating during bleeding disorder awareness month, volunteering at an event, becoming part of a committee, applying for one of our scholarships, or ensuring your voice is heard at an advocacy event.

I am so honored to be working with VHF for another year and hope to partner with you as we move VHF into the future. Thank you for all that you do and look forward to seeing you at one of our many upcoming events in 2024.