List of awareness ribbons

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This is a list of awareness ribbons. The meaning behind the awareness ribbon depends on its color or colors. Many groups have adopted ribbons as symbols of support or awareness, and as a result, many causes often share each color. Some causes may also be represented by more than one color.

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]
White ribbon white ribbon
Blue ribbon blue ribbon
Indigo Ribbon indigo ribbon
Orange ribbon orange ribbon
Zebra-print ribbon zebra-print ribbon
Yellow ribbon yellow ribbon
Puzzle ribbon puzzle ribbon
  • autism awareness[53]
  • child-to-child care and development awareness
Cloud ribbon cloud ribbon
navy ribbon

(navy blue)

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
Lavender ribbon lavender ribbon
Medullary Sponge Kidney (MSK) Ribbon purple teal and green 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[111]
  • 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[112]
  • melanoma awareness[113]
  • black lung awareness
  • transgender hate crime awareness
  • awareness for suicide, bulimia, anorexia, self-harm, etc.
  • sleep apnea awareness
  • violence against men awareness and support, for the ones where men are abused in home violence.
Pink ribbon pink ribbon
Light green ribbon light-green ribbon
Green ribbon green ribbon
Teal ribbon teal ribbon
Teal and White ribbon teal and white ribbon
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[149]
  • Myeloproliferative Disorder Awareness[149]
  • Polycythemia Vera Awareness[149]
  • Essential Thrombocythemia Awareness[149]
  • Myelofibrosis Awareness[149]
Red and Black ribbon red and black ribbon
Red white and blue ribbon red, white and blue ribbon
Ribbon of Saint George orange and black ribbon
Blue and Black ribbon blue and black ribbon
houndstooth ribbon
Ribbon of Leningrad Victory Olive-green ribbon
NAIT Ribbon red and gold ribbon
Chronic Migraine Ribbon 2.jpg purple and red ribbon
  • chronic migraine (newly established by some migraine support groups)[160]
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

References[edit]

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  4. ^ "Online Cancer Guide, Did You Hear This - Lung Cancer Awareness Month, 30 June 2007". Retrieved 22 August 2011. 
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  6. ^ "MHE Research Foundation website". Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
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  59. ^ "Prostate Cancer Blue Ribbon Pins and MORE ...". Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
  60. ^ "Thyroid Awareness". 
  61. ^ "Stanford Asian Liver Center". Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
  62. ^ "Student diagnosed with Cancer". Retrieved 17 November 2012. 
  63. ^ "The Global Genes Project". Retrieved 21 March 2011. 
  64. ^ "NIH Office of Rare Diseases Research (ORDR) – Rare Disease Day". Retrieved 21 March 2011. 
  65. ^ "F4WC |F4WC". Foundationforwomenscancer.org. Retrieved 2013-09-17. 
  66. ^ "National Suicide Prevention Week Information & Media Kit". 
  67. ^ "About Orchid". Orchard charity website. Retrieved 2009-08-31. 
  68. ^ "Deblin Design". 
  69. ^ "CCFA, Take Steps Logo and Images". Retrieved 6 January 2012. 
  70. ^ "The Domestic Violence Awareness Campaign: The Purple Ribbon Initiative". Retrieved 13 March 2011. 
  71. ^ "Send a Purple Ribbon to Congress for Overdose Awareness Day". Retrieved 12 July 2012. 
  72. ^ "June is National Migraine Awareness Month". 
  73. ^ "Calling for tolerance: Gay community takes a stand against bullying". Retrieved 6 December 2010. 
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  76. ^ "Lupus Foundation of America homepage". Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
  77. ^ "Chiari Malformation Syringomyelia News". Retrieved 21 April 2011. 
  78. ^ "National Fibromyalgia Association homepage". Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
  79. ^ "Neuropathy E-News, National Neuropathy Week, May 12–16, 2008". Retrieved 30 October 2011. 
  80. ^ "Children's Hemiplegia and Stroke Association". Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
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  82. ^ "Alzheimer's Web Ribbon". 
  83. ^ "Choose Hope, Inc". 
  84. ^ "Remember the dead, fight for the living". 28 April 2008. Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
  85. ^ "March of Dimes homepage". Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
  86. ^ "Hidradenitis Suppurativa USA". 
  87. ^ "Orca". 
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  89. ^ "Lavender Ribbon Campaign". Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
  90. ^ "Cranio Kids". 
  91. ^ "Lavender Ribbons homepage". Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
  92. ^ "MSKOnlineProject.org". 
  93. ^ "Medullary Sponge Kidney Awareness". 
  94. ^ "Pulmonary Hypertension Association Online Store". Retrieved 12 March 2008. 
  95. ^ "Pro Life Ribbon homepage". Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
  96. ^ "National Organization to Halt the Abuse and Routine Mutilation of Males". Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
  97. ^ ["http://www.outoftheshadowofpink.com/male-breast-cancer-ribbon.html "Male Breast Cancer Awareness Ribbon"]. Retrieved 30 August 2011. 
  98. ^ "Breast Cancer in Men". Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
  99. ^ "Awareness Ribbon Meanings". Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
  100. ^ "SIDS Awareness". Retrieved 26 December 2013. 
  101. ^ "Baby Loss Awareness Campaign". Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
  102. ^ "Remembering our Babies, October 15th". Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
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  104. ^ "Red Ribbon Anti-Drug Campaign". Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
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  107. ^ a b "Aqua Moon Keepsakes, LLC". Retrieved 6 January 2012. 
  108. ^ "Cure Diabetes – Ribbon Magnet". Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
  109. ^ "The World Diabetes Day logo". Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
  110. ^ a b "Products of the cure.com". Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
  111. ^ "What can you do to stop the continuing persecution of Witchcraft?". Retrieved 5 April 2013. 
  112. ^ "Sigma Nu Distributes Black Ribbons on UA Fort Smith Campus". Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
  113. ^ "Gamers Against Cancer25 November 2010". 
  114. ^ "The Pink Ribbon Shop homepage". Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
  115. ^ "Migraines, Headaches, and Caffeine". Retrieved 18 October 2013. 
  116. ^ "Kimidori Ribbon Project". 
  117. ^ "Glaucoma Awareness". Awareness Depot. 
  118. ^ a b c "Awareness Ribbons-Wear A Ribbon". Retrieved 8 February 2011. 
  119. ^ "Raising Awareness". Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
  120. ^ "Celiac Awareness". Retrieved 14 November 2011. 
  121. ^ "NatCapLyme Presentation at IOM Workshop: The Patient Perspective". Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
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  123. ^ "Action to Cure Kidney Cancer". Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
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  127. ^ "Occupy Green Hill / Green Ribbon Campaign". Retrieved 12 July 2012. 
  128. ^ "Colorado Douglas County Green Ribbon Campaign". Retrieved 6 September 2012. 
  129. ^ "Scleroderma Foundation". Retrieved 17 November 2012. 
  130. ^ "Interstitial Cystitis Awareness Month". Retrieved 30 August 2011. 
  131. ^ "SAAM Symbol and Color". Retrieved 17 March 2011. 
  132. ^ "Welcome to PCOSupport". Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
  133. ^ "PKD Info". Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
  134. ^ "Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation – Teal Ribbon". 
  135. ^ "The Pin People". 
  136. ^ "Ynge Lux AMDG". Retrieved 30 October 2012. 
  137. ^ "TNNME Awareness Day Ribbon". Retrieved 22 March 2013. 
  138. ^ "Why Violet For Hodgkin's Lymphoma?". Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
  139. ^ "Gold Ribbons for Childhood Cancer". Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
    • In California Gold ribbons are used for Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse Awareness Month in May - Gold is for the 'Golden Years'
  140. ^ "Schizophrenia Awareness Week, November 11-17". 
  141. ^ "Silver Ribbon Coalition". Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
  142. ^ "Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation". 
  143. ^ "Stalking Awareness Month". 
  144. ^ "Awareness Ribbon Meanings". Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
  145. ^ "Awareness Ribbon Pins and Cancer Ribbon Pins". Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
  146. ^ "Amyloidosis Support Groups". 
  147. ^ "Oral Cancer Foundation". 
  148. ^ "Haiti Recovery And Restore Ribbon". Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
  149. ^ a b c d e "MPN Awareness". Retrieved 2 March 2013. 
  150. ^ "Survivors of Homicide". Retrieved 22 June 2014. 
  151. ^ "Atheist Solidarity Day June 21". Retrieved 22 June 2014. 
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  155. ^ "Concerns Of Police Survivors: Blue Ribbon Campaign". Retrieved 5 March 2011. 
  156. ^ "CURE OM (Ocular Melanoma)". 
  157. ^ "2011 Tuscaloosa - Birmingham tornado". 
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  159. ^ "NAIT Babies Homepage". 
  160. ^ "NHF, National Headache Foundation". 
  161. ^ "SPOHNC Homepage". 
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  163. ^ "Awareness Ribbon Color Meanings". Retrieved 4 September 2012. 
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  165. ^ "Mixed Connective Tissue Disease (MCTD) Awareness Ribbon". Retrieved 25 November 2012. 
  166. ^ "Trichotillomania Learning Center (BFRB) Awareness Ribbon". Retrieved 11 August 2013. 
  167. ^ "Stiff Person Syndrome (SPS) Awareness Ribbon". Retrieved 1 May 2014. 

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