List of awareness ribbons

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This is a partial list of awareness ribbons. The meaning behind an awareness ribbon depends on its colors and pattern. Since many advocacy groups have adopted ribbons as symbols of support or awareness, ribbons, particularly those of a single color, may refer to more than one cause. Some causes may also be represented by more than one ribbon.

Colors and meanings[edit]

Ribbon Color Meanings
White ribbon clear, pearl or white ribbon
  • lung-cancer awareness it was originally clear, referencing air and being too-often unnoticed, but evolved to primarily pearl or white for practical reasons, because a clear ribbon isn't easily visible.[1][2][3] Some sources suggest clear or white as a subset of pearl for long-term-non-smoker/never-smoker lung cancer, but there is no evidence of lung cancer organization support for this distinction.[4] Some lung cancer organizations use different colors or symbols.[5]
Light Blue ribbon Robin Egg Blue[6] / Turquoise Pierre Robin syndrome[7]
Yellow ribbon yellow ribbon
White ribbon white ribbon and yellow
Orange and Navy Blue Ribbon Orange and Navy Blue ribbon
The colours of campaign, started in Italy on August 2014, are orange for "human rights" and blue navy against "slavery". In some countries, and overall in Italy, Family Caregiver's condition is very hard and without any juridically recognized right, not even fundamental human rights as rest, health and socialization. Effectively Family Caregivers are left alone, they cannot care their own health and economic family condition deteriorates in poverty and need. Caregiving is delegated only to family of disabled person without any support from public establishment.
Family Caregiver rights supporters utilize this ribbon especially on their dress, on their web pages (blog, FB, Twitter, etc.), as ribbon for cars and in other creative ways.[23]
Blue ribbon blue ribbon
Indigo Ribbon indigo ribbon
Orange ribbon orange ribbon
Zebra-print ribbon zebra-print ribbon
Puzzle ribbon puzzle ribbon
Cloud ribbon cloud ribbon
navy ribbon
Light Blue ribbon light blue ribbon
Blue Paisley Ribbon
Jade ribbon jade ribbon
Lime Ribbon lime ribbon
Blue Jeans Denim Ribbon blue jeans denim ribbon
Purple ribbon purple ribbon

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease awareness[74]

Medullary Sponge Kidney (MSK) Ribbon purple teal and green ribbon
Lavender ribbon lavender ribbon
Periwinkle ribbon periwinkle ribbon
Pink and Blue ribbon pink and blue ribbon
Red ribbon red ribbon
Gray ribbon gray ribbon
Red ribbon black ribbon
  • terrorist attacks in Turkey; a sign of mourning for those lost in the terrorist attacks
  • Wiccan/Pagan rights and awareness[124]
  • 9/11 - This ribbon is a sign of mourning for those lost in the 11 September attack
  • mourning and remembrance of the Virginia Tech massacre[125]
  • mourning of Hong Kong victims in 2010 Manila hostage crisis
  • melanoma awareness[126]
Pink ribbon pink ribbon
Light green ribbon light-green ribbon
Green ribbon green ribbon
Teal ribbon teal ribbon
teal and light blue ribbon
  • Sexual harassment/assault by teachers, professors, or in the workplace; Title IX awareness and enforcement
Violet ribbon violet ribbon
Gold ribbon gold ribbon
Silver ribbon silver ribbon
Burgundy ribbon burgundy ribbon
Red and Blue Ribbon red and blue ribbon
red and orange ribbon
  • Myeloproliferative Neoplasms Awareness[164]
  • Myeloproliferative Disorder Awareness[164]
  • Polycythemia Vera Awareness[164]
  • Essential Thrombocythemia Awareness[164]
  • Myelofibrosis Awareness[164]
Red and Black ribbon red and black ribbon
Red white and blue ribbon red, white and blue ribbon
blue and white ribbon
maroon and white ribbon
Ribbon of Saint George orange and black ribbon
Blue and Black ribbon blue and black ribbon
houndstooth ribbon
white ribbon with red spots
  • Chronic Urticaria Awareness[174]
NAIT Ribbon red and gold ribbon
Chronic Migraine Ribbon 2.jpg purple and red ribbon
  • chronic migraine (newly established by some migraine support groups)[176]
Burgundy and Ivory Ribbon.png burgundy and ivory ribbon
Rheumatoid Arthritis ribbon two tone blue purple two-tone blue and purple ribbon
Red Yellow Black ribbon red with yellow and black stripes ribbon
MCTD small purple- and blue-striped ribbon
BFRB.Ribbbon Green with blue trim ribbon
SPS small Zebra Print Ribbon with Silver Sparkled Stripes
SPS small HOT PINK Ribbon
The awareness ribbon used by Gloucestershire Against Badger Shooting Black and white longitudinally-striped ribbon
  • Gloucestershire Against Badger Shooting (GABS) are standing up for badgers in the Gloucestershire pilot cull area.[185]
SPS small Pink and White With Purple Cells Ribbon
  • Mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS)[186]
Red, Blue and Yellow ribbon
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS) support ribbon encompasses all three elements of TOS: red for arterial TOS, blue for venous TOS, and a network of yellow brachial plexus nerves for neurological TOS
SPS small Beige And Giraffe print ribbon
Cow print ribbon
To raise awareness about addictions
Multi-colour patterned ribbon
  • To raise awareness about Addictions [189]

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  92. ^ "Alzheimer's Web Ribbon". 
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  97. ^ "Orca". 
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  107. ^ "Pro Life Ribbon homepage". Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
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  115. ^ "The red ribbon". Retrieved 29 September 2014. 
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  117. ^ "Red Ribbon Anti-Drug Campaign". Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
  118. ^ "Bracelets". Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
  119. ^ "Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada". Retrieved 11 August 2011. 
  120. ^ "Aqua Moon Keepsakes, LLC". Retrieved 6 January 2012. 
  121. ^ "Cure Diabetes – Ribbon Magnet". Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
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  127. ^ "The Pink Ribbon Shop homepage". Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
  128. ^ "Kimidori Ribbon Project". 
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  158. ^ "Stalking Awareness Month". 
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  178. ^ "World Autoimmune Arthritis Day (WAAD)". IAAM. Retrieved 4 September 2012. 
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  180. ^ "Erik's Cause – Help Stop the Choking Game". Stopthechokinggame.wordpress.com. Retrieved 7 November 2012. 
  181. ^ "Mixed Connective Tissue Disease (MCTD) Awareness Ribbon". Retrieved 25 November 2012. 
  182. ^ "Trichotillomania Learning Center (BFRB) Awareness Ribbon". Retrieved 11 August 2013. 
  183. ^ "Stiff Person Syndrome (SPS) Awareness Ribbon". Retrieved 1 May 2014. 
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