Mission & Vision


“Dedicated to serving and supporting the needs of those impacted by a bleeding disorder through education, advocacy and community.”


“Become the recognized voice and go-to resource for those impacted by a bleeding disorder.”


VHF provides many opportunities for education, such as:

  • An annual education meeting
  • Educational components at most programs
  • Relevant and timely information delivered via our electronic monthly chapter update and social media outlets
  • Various scholarships – including college, national meetings, and a unique enrichment scholarship


VHF participates in national and federal advocacy initiatives, such as:

  • A yearly state advocacy stakeholder meeting
  • National Bleeding Disorder Foundation’s (NBDF) “Washington Days”
  • Teen and adult advocacy education programs
  • Our Virginia state advocacy committee in partnership with the Hemophilia Association of the Capital Area (HACA)


VHF builds community by strengthening relationships and offering support through numerous programs, such as:

  • Our valuable financial assistance program
  • A weeklong summer camp for kids and teens
  • Specifically tailored programs to meet the needs of different groups within our community, such as caregivers, families, women, men, teens, and children.

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