Awareness Ribbons Colors and Meanings

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WhiteLight PinkOrangeLight Blue
LavenderRedSilverGreen
PearlBlueNavy BlueGold
PurpleCopperPeachLime Green
TealLight GreenMintTurquoise
JadePeriwinkleIndigoSea Foam Green
BrownBurgundyGreyAmber
PuzzlePurple SilverBlackYellow
    
    
    
    

White

Blindness
Bone Cancer
Bone Disease
Congenital Cataracts
Hernia
Gay-Teen Suicide Awareness
Invisible Illness
Multiple Hereditary Exostoses
Osteoporosis
Postpartum Depression
Severe Combined Immune Deficiency Disease (SCID) and SCID Newborn Screening
Retinoblastoma Cancer (eye)
Right to Life
Scoliosis

Light Pink

Breast cancer awareness
Birth Parents
Nursing Mothers
Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA)

Orange

Leukemia
Skin Cancer
Spinal Cancer
Kidney Cancer – Renal Cell Carcinoma
Multiple Sclerosis
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) – Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS).Prader-Willi Syndrome
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Agent Orange
Autoinflammatory Disorders
COPD
Lupus
Malnutrition
Cultural Diversity
Self Injury Awareness
Sensory Processing Disorder

Light Blue

 

 

Addisons Disease

Behcets Disease

Chronic Illness

Cushing Syndrome

DiGeorge Syndrome

Edwards Syndrome (Trisomy 18)

Graves Disease

Hyperaldosteronism

Klinefelter’s Syndrome

Lymphedema

Men’s Health

Prostate cancer awareness

Shprintzen Syndrome

Thyroid Disease

Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS) awareness (2 daisies in center for identical twins, 3 for triplets – may be white, light pink, light blue)

Velo-Cardio Facial Syndrome

Yellow Adenosarcoma

Bladder Cancer

Bone cancer / Osteosarcoma

Craniofacial Acceptance (CCAKids.org)

Endometriosis awareness

Ewings Sarcoma

Liver Cancer

Liver Disease

Microcephaly

Myxoid Liposarcoma

Osteosarcoma

Sarcoma

Missing Children

Obesity

Spina Bifida

Suicide Prevention

Lavender

Cancer awareness (all kinds)

Craniosynostosis awareness

Epilepsy awareness

Gynecological Cancer

Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis

Infantile Spasms

Rett Syndrome.

Red

AIDS and HIV awareness

Adult Onset Still’s Disease (AOSD)

Aperts Syndrome

Brain Aneurysm Awareness – (www.bafound.org)

Bronchiolitis Obliterans

Burn Victims

Cardiovascular Disease

Congenital Heart Defects

Congenital Heart Disease

Congestive Heart Failure

Courage and Inspiration

DARE

Diamond Blackfan Anemia

Epidermolysis Bullosa

Evans Syndrome

Factor XI Deficiency

Heart Disease

Hemophilia

High Blood Pressure

Huffing

Hypertension

Long Q-T Syndrome

Lymphoma

Marfan Syndrome

Poland Syndrome

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) – Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS). Now uses the Multi-colored flame ribbon.

Stroke

Substance abuse awareness

Supraventricular Tachycardia

Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

Tuberculosis

Vasculitis awareness

Von Willebrand’s Disease

Wegener’s Granulomatosis

Wolf-Parkinson-White

Silver

Brachial Nerve Plexus (BNP) – Silver Ribbon with a bell (Also Blue Ribbon)

Brain Disabilities

Brain disorders awareness

Campaign for the Brain

Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT)

Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI) Awareness

Disabled Children

Dyslexia

Elderly Abuse

Encephalitis

Essential Tremor

Gynaecological Cancer awareness (NZ)

Kienbock’s Disease (Silver and Black)

Medical Device Injury Awareness

Niemann-Pick

Ovarian cancer awareness (Australia)

Parkinson’s Disease

Schizophrenia

Sciatic Pain

Stalking Awareness

Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

Drug overdose (fatal or nonfatal).

Green

Adrenal Cancer

Aging Research Awareness

Bipolar Disorder

Bone Marrow Donation

Bronchiolitis Obliterans (BOS)

Cerebral Palsy

Childhood Depression

Craniosynostosis Awareness

Depression

Dwarfism

Eye Injury Prevention

Fanconi’s Syndrome

Fibrodysplasia Ossifican’s Progressiva

Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders (FGIMDs)

Gastroparesis

Glaucoma

Growth and rebuilding

Kidney Cancer

Leukemia

Literacy

Living Organ Donation

Manic Depression

Mental Health

Mental Illness

Nephrotic Syndrome

Neural Tube Defects

Neurofibromatosis

Organ Transplant and Donation

Mitochondrial Disease Awareness

Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

Spinal Cord Injury

Stem Cell Research

Tissue Donation

Tourette’s Syndrome

Traumatic Brain Injury

Pearl

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Blue

Addiction Recovery

Alopecia

Ankylosing Spondylitis

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)

Apraxia

Arthritis

Beat Bullying (UK)

Brachial Plexus Injuries – (Also Silver Ribbon with a bell)

National Non Smoking Week (Canada)

Charge Syndrome (Royal Blue)

Colon Cancer

Colorectal Cancer

Cri du Chat Syndrome

Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome

Dystonia

Epstein-Barr Virus

Erb’s Palsy

Familial Polyposis

Foster Care Awareness

Guillain Barre Syndrome

Hidradenitis Suppurativa (U.K.)

Human Trafficking – (Including Human Sex Trafficking)

Hydranencephaly awareness

Huntington’s Disease

Leukodystrophies

Myositis

Osteogenesis Imperfecta (IO)

Pompe Disease

Restless Legs Syndrome

Transverse Myelitis

Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

Tuberous Sclerosis

Usher Syndrome

Von Hippel-Lindau (VHL)

West Nile Virus

Navy Blue

Alopecia
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
Arthritis
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)
Colitis
Colon Cancer and Colorectal Cancer (Or Brown Ribbon)
Crohn’s Disease
Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome (CVS)
Epstein-Barr Virus
Erb’s Palsy
Guillain Barre Syndrome
Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (LCH)
Huntington’s Disease
Ichthyosis
Koolen-de Vries Syndrome
Krabbe Disease
Mastocytosis
Rectal Cancer
Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS)

Gold

Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma

Childhood cancer awareness

Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma

Purple

ADD

ADHD

Alzheimer’s Disease awareness

Arnold Chiari Malformation awareness

Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF)

Childhood Hemiplegia and stroke awareness

Chronic and Acute Pain

Craniosynostosis Awareness

Crohn’s (Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) uses orange and blue in promotional materials)

Colitis Awareness Campaign

Cystic Fibrosis awareness

Domestic Violence Awareness Campaign

Elder Abuse Awareness

Epilepsy

Fibromyalgia awareness

Hidradenitis Suppurativa Awareness Ribbon

Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP) Awareness

Leiomyosarcoma

Lupus awareness

Macular Degeneration

March of Dimes

Meningitis Survivors

Mesh Awareness

Migraine

Mucolididoses

Neuropathy Awareness

Pancreatic cancer awareness

Premature Birth (Also Pink and Blue according to some organizations)

Pancreatitis

Retinitis Pigmentosa

Rett Syndrome

Sarcoidosis

Scheuermann’s Disease

Sjorgren’s Syndrome

Spirit Day and victims of homophobia

Thyroid Cancer

Trisomy 9 Awareness

Opioid addiction

Copper

Herpes Simplex Virus Awareness – HSV 1 is the oral version of the virus, and HSV 2 is the genital type. HSV is NOT part of standard STD screening, is highly contagious and there is no cure.

 

Peach

Endometrial Cancer
Uterine Cancer
Vaginal Cancer

Lime Green

Cyclin-dependent kinase-like 5 (CDKL5)
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Gastroschisis
Kabuki Syndrome
Lyme Disease
Lymphoma
Muscular Dystrophy
Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
Sandhoff Disease
Spinal Cord Injuries (SCI)

Teal

Anti Bullying Awareness
Agoraphobia
Anxiety Disorder
Batten Disease awareness
Cervical Cancer
Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia awareness
Dissociative Disorders (All)
Ectodermal Dysphasia
Fibular Hemimelia (FH)
Food Allergies
Fragile X Syndrome
Gynecological cancer
Interstitial Cystitis and Bladder Pain Syndrome awareness and support
Knee Injury Awareness
Marker X Syndrome
Martin-Bell Syndrome
Military Sexual Trauma awareness
Myasthenia Gravis awareness
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Ovarian Cancer
Panic Disorder
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome awareness and support
Polycystic Kidney Disease
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
Proximal Femoral Focal Deficiency (PFFD)
Sexual Assault
Scleroderma (Stiff Skin Syndrome)
Sexual Assault and Sexual Violence awareness and support
Tourette’s Syndrome
Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN)
Tsunami Victims
Uterine Cancer
Vulvar Cancer

Light Green

Celiac Disease
Chronic pelvic Pain
Human Papilloma Virus
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)

Mint Green

Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease
Congenital hepatic Fibrosis
Genetic Disorders
Ivemark Syndrome

Turquoise

Addiction Recovery
Bone Tumor Awareness (musculoskeletal tumors and lesions, benign/malignant)
Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH)
Dysautonomia
Interstitial Cystitis
Renal Cell Carcinoma

Jade

Hepatitis B and Liver Cancer – The Jade Ribbon Campaign was launched by Asian Liver Center at Stanford University in 2001.

Periwinkle

Acid Reflux (GERD)
Eating disorders awareness
anorexia
bulimia
Eosinophilic Disorders
Esophageal cancer
Gastric Cancer
Irritable Bowel Syndrome(IBS)
Pulmonary hypertension awareness
Small Intestine Cancer and Stomach Cancer

Indigo

Crimes against targeted individuals of organized stalking and electronic harassment awareness.

Sea Foam Green

The awareness color for Stuttering is Sea Green (Sea Foam Blue).

Brown

Anti-Tobacco
Colorectal Cancers (Dark blue is official ribbon color)
Familia Polyposis

Burgundy

Adults with Disabilities Awareness and support
Amyloidosis support
Antiphospholipid Syndrome
AV Malformation
Cystic Hygroma
Disabled Adults
Factor V Leiden
Hemangioma and Vascular Malformation
Hereditary Hemochromatosis
Hughes Syndrome
Lymphatic Malformation
Meningitis
Meningococcal Meningitis
Multiple Myeloma
Post-Polio Syndrome
Sickle Cell Anemia
Sturge-Weber Syndrome
Thrombophilia
Williams Syndrome

Grey

Allergies
Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency
Aphasia
Asthma awareness
Brain cancer awareness
Brain Tumors
Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness
Diabetes awareness (Or blue circle, as designated by International Diabetes Federation)

Amber

Appendix Cancer – Extremely rare condition, affecting an estimated 600 to 1,000 Americans each year. Primary lymphomas can occur in the appendix.

Black

September 11th (9/11)
Melanoma awareness
Narcolepsy
Primary Biliary Cholangitis (Primary Biliary Cirrhosis)
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorder

Yellow

Adenosarcoma
Bladder Cancer – (Also see: Purple, Blue and Marigold ribbon below)
Bone cancer / Osteosarcoma
Craniofacial Acceptance (CCAKids.org)
Endometriosis awareness
Ewings Sarcoma
Liver Cancer
Liver Disease
Microcephaly
Missing Children
Myxoid Liposarcoma
Osteosarcoma
Obesity
Sarcoma
Spina Bifida
Suicide Prevention (Also see Blue/Purple – Teal/Purple – Turquoise/Purple ribbon)

Puzzle Ribbon

Autism awareness
Asperger’s Syndrome

Purple/Silver

Purple and Silver are the colors representing International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD). Silver is the awareness color for drug overdose (fatal or nonfatal), and purple is the awareness color for opioid addiction.

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