Awareness Ribbons & Calendar

Support a loved one or help raise awareness for a cause with our popular Awareness Ribbon Badges!

Awareness ribbons are considered a universal symbol for social or disease awareness and a formidable path to a cure since they help increase critical fundraising efforts.  Many different groups, foundations and organizations are adopting them, so various causes share similar colors.  New campaigns, symbols and ribbon colors are constantly being created, so we offer many but unfortunately can't provide all of them.

Our most common are highlighted by bold text below and you'll find the awareness calendar below the ribbons section.  


Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Ribbon
  • Breast cancer awareness
  • Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA)

Pink Ribbon

Black Ribbon

Black Ribbon

  • Melanoma awareness
  • Mourning & remembrance of the 9/11 attacks
  • Mourning & remembrance of the Virginia Tech massacre
  • Narcolepsy and sleep disorders
  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis
ALS Awareness Ribbon - Lou Gehrig's Disease

BLue pinstriped RIBBON

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) / Lou Gehrig's Disease
Blue Awareness Ribbon - Huntington's Disease and Arthritis
  • Addiction Recovery awareness
  • Alopecia
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
  • Apraxia
  • Arthritis Awareness
  • Autism Awareness
  • Charge Syndrome
  • Child Abuse Awareness
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome awareness
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Craniosynostosis Awareness
  • Cri du Chat Syndrome
  • Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome
  • Guillain Barre Syndrome
  • Hydranencephaly awareness
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Leukodystrophies
  • Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) awareness
  • Myositis
  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta 
  • Transverse Myelitis
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome awareness
  • Transverse myelitis awareness
  • Tuberous Sclerosis awareness
  • Von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) awareness

Dark Blue Ribbon

Indigo Awareness Ribbon
  • Stalking and harassment awareness

Indigo Ribbon

Light Blue Awareness Ribbon - Addison's Disease - Prostate and thyroid
  • Addisons Disease
  • Behcets Disease
  • Chronic Illness
  • Cushing Syndrome
  • DiGeorge Syndrome
  • Graves Disease
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Klinefelter's Syndrome
  • Lymphedema
  • Prostate cancer awareness
  • Shprintzen Syndrome
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS) awareness
  • Velo-Cardio Facial Syndrome

Light Blue Ribbon

Pale blue Awareness Ribbon
  • Achalasia Awareness

Pale Blue Ribbon

Red Awareness Ribbon - Heart Disease & HIV awareness
  • AIDS & HIV awareness
  • Aperts Syndrome
  • Brain Aneurysm Awareness
  • Bronchiolitis Obliterans
  • Burn Victims
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects and Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • D.A.R.E.
  • Diamond Blackfan Anemia
  • Dysautonomia
  • Epidermolysis Bullosa
  • Evans Syndrome
  • Factor XI Deficiency
  • Heart Disease
  • Hemophilia
  • Huffing
  • Hypertension
  • Long Q-T Syndrome
  • Lymphoma
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Poland Syndrome
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Stroke
  • Substance abuse awareness
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vasculitis awareness
  • Von Willebrand's Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wolf-Parkinson-White

Red Ribbon

Burgundy Awareness Ribbon
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome
  • Cystic Hygroma
  • Factor V Leiden
  • Hemangioma & 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

Burgundy Ribbon

Gold Awareness Ribbon
  • Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Childhood cancer awareness
  • Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Neuroblastoma & Osteosarcoma

Gold Ribbon

Yellow Awareness Ribbon - Support Troops
  • Support our Troops
  • POW / MIA
  • Adenosarcoma
  • Bone cancer
  • Endometriosis awareness
  • Ewings Sarcoma
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Liver Cancer and Disease
  • Microcephaly
  • Missing Children
  • Myxoid Liposarcoma
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Obesity
  • Sarcoma
  • Spina Bifida
  • Suicide Prevention

Yellow Ribbon

Purple Awareness Ribbon
  • ADHD / ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) awareness (some use orange)
  • Alzheimer's Disease awareness
  • Arnold Chiari Malformation awareness
  • Childhood Hemiplegia & stroke awareness
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Colitis Awareness
  • Cystic Fibrosis awareness
  • Domestic Violence Awareness
  • Edwards Syndrome (Trisomy 18)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fibromyalgia awareness
  • Hidradenitis Suppurativa Awareness
  • Leiomyosarcoma
  • Lupus awareness
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Mucolididoses
  • Neuropathy Awareness
  • Pancreatic cancer awareness
  • Pancreatitis
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa
  • Rett Syndrome
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sjorgren's Syndrome
  • Thyroid Cancer

Purple Ribbon

  • Cancer Awareness (many kinds)
  • Craniosynostosis awareness
  • Epilepsy awareness
  • Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis
  • Rett Syndrome

Lavender RIBBOn

Violet Awareness Ribbon - Hodgkin's Lymphoma Support
  • Hodgkin's lymphoma awareness

Violet Ribbon

Orchid Awareness Ribbon
  • Testicular Cancer

Orchid Ribbon

Periwinkle Awareness Ribbon
  • Acid Reflux
  • Eating disorders awareness
  • Eosinophilic Disorders
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Gastric Cancer
  • Pulmonary hypertension awareness
  • Small Intestine Cancer & Stomach Cancer

Periwinkle Ribbon

Orange Awareness Ribbon - Leukemia Support - ADHD Awareness

Orange Ribbon

  • ADHD / ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) awareness (some use purple)
  • COPD
  • Kidney Cancer - Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Leukemia awareness
  • Malnutrition awareness
  • Multiple Sclerosis Awareness
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome
  • Sensory Processing Disorder
  • Spinal Cancer
  • Prader-Willi Syndrome
Amber Awareness Ribbon
  • Appendix cancer

Amber Ribbon

Peach Awareness Ribbon

Peach Ribbon

  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Uterine and Vaginal Cancer
Grey Awareness Ribbon
  • Allergy awareness
  • Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency
  • Aphasia
  • Asthma awareness
  • Brain cancer awareness
  • Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness

Grey Ribbon

Silver Awareness Ribbon - support parkinson's disease
  • Brain disorders awareness
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT)
  • Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI) Awareness
  • Cytomegalovirus (CMV)
  • Disabled Children
  • Dyslexia Awareness
  • Encephalitis
  • Niemann-Pick
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Schizophrenia

Silver Ribbon

Brown Awareness Ribbon - colon cancer support
  • Anti-Tobacco Awareness
  • Colon Cancer and Colorectal Cancers
  • Familia Polyposis

Brown Ribbon

White Awareness Ribbon
  • Blindness
  • Congenital Cataracts
  • Gay-Teen Suicide Awareness
  • Multiple Hereditary Exostoses
  • Osteoporosis
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Severe Combined Immune Deficiency Disease (SCID)
  • Retinoblastoma Cancer
  • Scoliosis

White Ribbon

Pearl Awareness Ribbon
  • Dating Violence awareness
  • Emphysema
  • Lung Cancer awareness
  • Lung Disease
  • Mesothelioma
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia

Pearl or Clear Ribbon

  • Paralysis
  • Spinal Diseases & Disorders

Cream Ribbon

Green Awareness Ribbon - cerebral palsy awareness
  • Adrenal Cancer
  • BiPolar Disorder and Manic Depression
  • Bronchiolitis Obliterans (BOS)
  • Cerebral Palsy awareness
  • Craniosynostosis Awareness
  • Dwarfism Awareness
  • Fanconi's Syndrome
  • Fibrodysplasia Ossifican's Progressiva
  • Gastroparesis
  • Glaucoma
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukemia
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Organ transplant & organ donation awareness
  • Mitochondrial disease awareness
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Traumatic Brain Injury awareness

Green ribbon

Light green Awareness Ribbon
  • Celiac Disease

Light Green Ribbon

Lime Green Awareness Ribbon
  • Cyclin-dependent kinase-like 5 (CDKL5)
  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
  • Gastroschisis
  • Kabuki Syndrome
  • Lyme Disease Awareness
  • Muscular Dystrophy Awareness
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Sandhoff Disease

Lime Green Ribbon

Blue circle

  • Diabetes Awareness

Campaign Calendar

A national or international awareness day, week, or month is a date typically set by a major organization or government to commemorate a medical research or ethical cause of importance on a national or international level. Often based around these dates many charities collect money in the form of donations and fund raising. 

Awareness Days

Awareness Months



+ JANUARY

  • January 1 - World Day of Peace
  • January 24 - Moebius Syndrome Awareness Day
  • January 27 - International Holocaust Remembrance Day - (UN)
  • January 31 - World Leprosy Day

+ FEBRUARY

  • February 2 - Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness Day
  • February 4 - World Cancer Day
  • February 12 - Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness Day
  • February 12 - International Day of Women's Health
  • February 15 - International Childhood Cancer Day

+ MARCH

  • March 8 - International Women's Day - (UN)
  • March 12 - World Glaucoma Day
  • March 18 - National Trisomy 18 Awareness Day
  • March 21 - World Down Syndrome Day
  • March 21 - International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
  • March 24 - World Tuberculosis Day - (UN)
  • March 25 - U.S. National Cerebral Palsy Awareness day
  • March 26 - Epilepsy - Purple Day

+ APRIL

  • April 2 - World Autism Awareness Day - (UN)
  • April 7 - World Health Day - (UN)
  • April 8 - Cushing Disease/Syndrome Awareness Day
  • April 9 - National Alcohol Screening Day - (NASD)
  • April 10 - National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness Day
  • April 11 - Parkinson's Disease International Awareness Day
  • April 16 - National Stress Awareness Day
  • April 17 - World Hemophilia Day - (UN)
  • April 23 - Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP) Awareness Day
  • April 25 - World Meningitis Day
  • April 25 - World Malaria Day

+ MAY

  • May 5 - Cri du Chat Syndrome Day
  • May 5 - Ependymoma Awareness Day
  • May 5 - National Childhood Stroke Awareness Day
  • May 5 - World Asthma Day
  • May 6 - World Moyamoya Day
  • May 7 - National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day
  • May 6 - International Awareness Day for Osteogenesis Imperfecta
  • May 7 - Bladder Cancer Awareness Day
  • May 8 - World Ovarian Cancer Awareness Day
  • May 10 - World Lupus Day
  • May 12 - International Awareness Day for Chronic Immunological and Neurological Diseases (CIND)
  • May 14 - Childhood Speech Apraxia Awareness Day
  • May 15 - International Mucopolysaccharidoses (MPS) Awareness Day
  • May 17 - Worldwide Neurofibromatosis (NF) Awareness Day
  • May 17 - International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia
  • May 19 - World Hepatitis Day
  • May 19 - Schizencephaly Awareness Day
  • May 20 - International Behcet's Disease Awareness Day
  • May 20 - World Autoimmune Arthritis Day
  • May 25 - World Thyroid Day
  • May 27 - World Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Awareness Day
  • May 28 - World Hunger Day
  • May 31 - World No Tobacco Day - (UN)

+ JUNE

  • June 1 - World Hypoparathyroidism Awareness
  • June 7 - National Cancer Survivors Day
  • June 8 - World Brain Tumor Day
  • June 11 - Neuropathy Action Awareness Day
  • June 13 - International Albinism Awareness Day
  • June 14 - World Blood Donor Day - (UN)
  • June 16 - Achalasia Awareness Day
  • June 17 - CDKL5 Worldwide Awareness Day
  • June 18 - Autistic Pride Day
  • June 19 - World Sickle Cell Day - (UN)
  • June 21 - Global day of recognition of ALS/MND
  • June 23 - Dravet Syndrome Awareness Day
  • June 25 - World Vitiligo Awareness Day
  • June 26 - International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking - (UN)
  • June 27 - U.S. National Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Day
  • June 29 - World Scleroderma Awareness Day
  • June 30 - Arthrogryposis Awareness Day

+ JULY

  • July 12 - Heterochromia Awareness Day
  • July 13 - Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) Awareness Day
  • July 16 - Disability (ADA) Awareness Day
  • July 22 - Fragile X Awareness Day (FXS)
  • July 23 - World Sjogren's Day
  • July 24 - National Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Day
  • July 28 - World Hepatitis Day
  • July 30 - Gastroschisis Awareness Day

+ AUGUST

  • August 7 - Purple Heart Day
  • August 19 - World Humanitarian Day
  • August 31 - International Overdose Awareness Day

+ SEPTEMBER

  • September 4 - World Cerebral Palsy Day
  • September 5 - International Day of Charity - (U.N.)
  • September 7 - Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Day
  • September 9 - International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day (FASD)
  • September 10 - World Suicide Prevention Day
  • September 13 - Celiac Disease Awareness Day
  • September 15 - World Lymphoma Awareness Day
  • September 21 - Myositis Awareness Day
  • September 21 - World Alzheimer's Day
  • September 22 - World Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML) Day
  • September 24 - Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (aHUS) Awareness Day
  • September 25 - International Ataxia Awareness Day
  • September 26 - Mesothelioma Awareness Day
  • September 30 - Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Day

+ OCTOBER

  • October 2 - World Cerebral Palsy Day
  • October 1 - World Vegetarian Day
  • October 5 - World Day of Bullying Prevention
  • October 7 - International Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness Day
  • October 7 - Team Margot Stem Cell and Bone Marrow Awareness Day
  • October 7 - World Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day
  • October 8 - World Humanitarian Action Day
  • October 9 - PANDAS / PANS Awareness Day
  • October 10 - World Hospice and Palliative Care Day
  • October 10 - World Mental Health Day
  • October 13 - Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day
  • October 14 - Global Food Protein Enterocolitis Syndrome (FPIES) Day
  • October 15 - World Blind Day / World Sight Day
  • October 15 - Blind Americans Equality Day
  • October 16 - World Food Day - (UN)
  • October 17 - International Day for the Eradication of Poverty - (UN)
  • October 18 - World Vasectomy Day
  • October 20 - World Osteoporosis Day
  • October 21 - Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day
  • October 22 - International Stuttering Awareness Day
  • October 25 - Spina Bifida Awareness Day
  • October 25 - Hydrocephalus Day
  • October 25 - 31 - International Epidermolysis Bullosa Awareness Week
  • October 29 - World Stroke Day

+ NOVEMBER

  • November 1 - World Vegan Day
  • November 1 - Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome Awareness Day
  • November 8 - Aicardi Syndrome Awareness Day
  • November 10 - World Immunization Day
  • November 12 - World Pneumonia Day
  • November 13 - World Pancreatic Cancer Day
  • November 14 - World Diabetes Day - (UN)
  • November 15 - World Ohtahara Syndrome Awareness Day
  • November 18 - World COPD Day
  • November 25 - International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women - (UN)
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+ DECEMBER

  • December 1 - World Aids Day - (UN)
  • December 2 - International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
  • December 3 - International Day of Persons with Disabilities - (UN)
  • December 5 - International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development
  • December 10 - Human Rights Day - (UN)

+ JANUARY

  • Celebration of Life Month
  • Glaucoma Awareness Month - (U.S.)
  • Stalking Awareness Month - (U.S.)
  • Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month - (U.S.)
  • Volunteer Blood Donor Month - (U.S.)
  • Weight Loss Awareness Month

+ FEBRUARY

  • Black History Month - (U.S. and Canada)
  • Boost-Your-Self-Esteem Month - (U.S.)
  • Children's Dental Health Month - (U.S.)
  • Heart & Stroke Month - (U.S.)

+ MARCH

  • American Red Cross Month - (U.S.)
  • Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month - (U.S.)
  • Caffeine Awareness Month - (U.S.)
  • Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
  • DVT - (Deep Vein Thrombosis) Prevention Awareness Month
  • Developmental Disabilities Month
  • Endometriosis Awareness Month
  • Foot Health Month
  • Help Fight Liver Disease Month
  • Nutrition Month - (U.S.)
  • Reading Awareness Month - (U.S.)
  • Self-Injury Awareness Month - (U.S.)
  • Social Workers Month - (U.S.)
  • Trisomy Awareness month
  • Women's History Month

+ APRIL

  • 30-hour Famine - (U.S.)
  • Alcohol Awareness Month
  • American Cancer Society Month - (U.S.)
  • Autism awareness Month - (Canada & U.S.)
  • Child Abuse Prevention Month - (U.S.)
  • Community Service Month
  • Earth Month - (Canada & U.S.)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Awareness Month
  • Limb Loss Awareness Month
  • Narz Awareness Month - (U.S.)
  • Oral Health Month - (U.S.)
  • Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month
  • Primary Immunodeficiency Awareness Month - (U.S.)
  • Sarcoidosis Awareness Month
  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Awareness Month
  • Stress Awareness Month
  • Volunteer Appreciation Month

+ MAY

  • ALS Awareness Month - (U.S.)
  • Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
  • Asthma Awareness Month
  • Arthritis Month
  • Allergy/Asthma Awareness Month
  • Bike Month - (U.S.)
  • Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness Month
  • Brain Tumor Awareness Month
  • Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month
  • Celiac Awareness Month
  • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS)
  • Fibromyalgia Awareness Month
  • Hepatitis Awareness Month
  • High Blood Pressure Month - (U.S.)
  • Huntington's Disease Awareness Month - (U.S.)
  • Jewish American Heritage Month
  • Lupus Awareness Month
  • Lyme Disease Awareness Month
  • Mental Health Month
  • Mobility Awareness Month
  • Physical Fitness and Sports Month
  • Stroke Awareness Month - (U.S.)

+ JUNE

  • Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome (APS) Awareness Month
  • Chronic Venous Insufficiency Awareness Month
  • Hemiplegic Migraine Awareness Month
  • LGBT Pride Month
  • Men's Health Month
  • National Hunger Awareness Month
  • PTSD Awareness Month

+ JULY

  • Fragile X (FXS) Awareness Month
  • National Cleft & Craniofacial Awareness & Prevention Month (NCCAPM)
  • Sarcoma Awareness Month - (U.S.)

+ AUGUST

  • Immunization Awareness Month
  • Cataract Awareness Month
  • Digestive Tract Paralysis (DTP) Month
  • Immunization Awareness Month
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS)

+ SEPTEMBER

  • Alopecia Awareness Month - (U.S.)
  • Arnold-Chiari Malformation Awareness Month
  • Achalasia Awareness Month - Achalasia Awareness Organization
  • Baby Safety Month - (U.S.)
  • Childhood Cancer Awareness Month - (U.S.)
  • Childhood Obesity Awareness Month - (U.S.)
  • Chiari Awareness Month
  • Cholesterol Awareness Month - (U.S.)
  • Gynecological Cancer Awareness Month - (U.S.)
  • Lymphoma Awareness Month
  • National Hydrocephalus Awareness Month - (U.S.)
  • Orthostatic Tremor Awareness Month
  • Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month - (U.S.)
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Awareness Month
  • Prostate Awareness Month
  • Suicide Prevention Month - (U.S.)
  • Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month - (U.S.)
  • Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month
  • Tumor Awareness Month - (U.S.)

+ OCTOBER

  • AIDS Awareness Month - (U.S.)
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • Bullying Prevention Month - (U.S.)
  • Colon Cancer Awareness Month
  • Dental Hygiene Month - (U.S.)
  • Depression Education and Awareness Month - (U.S.)
  • Diversity Awareness Month
  • Domestic Violence Awareness Month
  • Down Syndrome Awareness Month - (U.S.)
  • Dwarfism Awareness Month
  • Dysautonomia Awareness Month
  • Eczema Awareness Month
  • Energy Awareness Month - (U.S.)
  • Infant Loss & Miscarriage Awareness Month - (U.S.)
  • Lupus Awareness Month
  • Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month - (U.S.)
  • Raynaud's Awareness Month
  • Rett Syndrome Awareness Month
  • Selective Mutism Awareness Month
  • Spina Bifida Awareness Month

+ NOVEMBER

  • Adoption Awareness Month - (U.S.)
  • Anti-drunk-driving - Red Ribbon Month
  • Alzheimer's Awareness Month
  • COPD Awareness Month
  • Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month
  • Dercum's Disease (Adiposis Dolorosa) Awareness month
  • Diabetes Awareness Month
  • Epilepsy Month
  • Lung Cancer Awareness Month
  • Native American Heritage Month
  • Prostate Cancer / Men's Health Awareness month
  • RSD/CRPS Awareness Month
  • Transgender Awareness Month
  • Vegan Awareness Month

+ DECEMBER

  • Universal Human Rights Month