November 2023 | Monthly Update
VHF Upcoming Events: Join Us!
2024 Camp Youngblood: Registration Is Open
The Virginia Hemophilia Foundation (VHF), the Hemophilia Association of the Capital Area (HACA), and Camp Holiday Trails (CHT) are teaming up again for Camp Youngblood (CYB) Sunday, July 14 – Friday, July 19, 2024!
VHF is Now on Instagram - Follow Us!
Buy A Sweatshirt Or A T-Shirt And Support VHF!
New VHF Merch is here and woudl make a great holiday gift for you or a loved one! For every t-shirt or sweatshirt you purchase through Bonfire VHF will receive a portion of the proceeds.
Gettin' In The Game Junior National Championships
VHF sent three participants, Matthew Lee (swimming), Tucker Vasil (golf), and Jose Chanta (basketball), to this year’s 21st annual Gettin’ in the Game Junior National Championship (JNC), the first and currently the only, national sports competition for children with bleeding disorders. The competition took place October 6-8 in Henderson, Nevada, go here to see photos from the event. We are thrilled to announce that Matthew Lee was the national winner in swimming at the 2023 Gettin’ in the Game Junior National Championship (JNC)!
Virginia’s Insurance Marketplace Is Open!
New Study Looks at Hemophilia Survival Rate Disparities
Results of a new study published in the journal Haemophilia are illustrative of persistent health disparities existing within the U.S. hemophilia population.
NBDF Wednesday Webinar: "I'm Fine": A Panel Discussion Led by Patrick James Lynch
Speakers: Patrick James Lynch, Dr. Michael Recht, and Community Members - including VHF community member Paxton Mills. In this engaging panel conversation, six people with inherited bleeding disorders and the NBDF Chief Medical and Scientific Officer share their personal experiences and views on how entrenched resilience might prevent people with bleeding disorders from living more fully.
HFA: Healthy Living Items Assistance
Healthy Living Items Assistance helps individuals in the bleeding disorders community with the cost of medically necessary items that are not affordable out-of-pocket or covered by insurance, including workout equipment that will help community members achieve a healthier lifestyle.
Thank you for your support of the Virginia Hemophilia Foundation (VHF). For some popular ways to give back and help us serve the inherited bleeding disorders community in Virginia, go here. If you have other ideas or questions, please contact Kelly Waters, Executive Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to working with you!
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