Awareness Ribbon & Meanings

Awareness Ribbons come in a set of two (2).

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Pink Ribbon :
Meaning: Most commonly associated with breast cancer awareness, this ribbon is also
a symbol for birth parents, and childhood cancer awareness (alternative color: light blue)

Yellow Ribbon :
Meaning: We've all seen this symbol used to support our troops, but it is also a symbol for
MIA/POW, suicide prevention, adoptive parents, amber alerts, bladder cancer, spina bifida,
endometriosis, and a general symbol for hope. A yellow ribbon with a heart is used to
represent the survivors left behind after a suicide.

Red Ribbon :
Meaning: Most commonly associated with the fight against AIDS and HIV, this ribbon
also is a symbol for heart disease, stroke, substance abuse, MADD, DARE, Epidermolysis
Bullosa, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy

Purple Ribbon :
Meaning: This color is a symbol of pancreatic cancer, testicular cancer, thyroid cancer,
domestic violence, ADD, alzheimer's, religious tolerance, animal abuse, the victims of 9/11
including the police and firefighters, Crohn's disease and colitis, cystic fibrosis, lupus,
leimyosarcoma, and fibromyalgia

Blue Ribbon :
Meaning: This color is a symbol of drunk driving, child abuse, Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI),
the victims of hurricane Katrina, dystonia, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS),
alopecia, Education, Epstein-Barr Virus, Save the Music, colon cancer (alternative ribbon color:
brown), colorectal cancer (alternative ribbon color: brown), and anti-tobacco - particularly
anti-second hand smoke

Green Ribbon :
Meaning: This color is a symbol of childhood depression, missing children, open records for
adoptees, environmental concerns, kidney cancer, tissue/organ donation, homeopathy, and
worker and driving safety.

Puzze Pieces: Autism

Orange Ribbon :
Meaning: This color is a symbol of leukemia, hunger, cultural diversity, humane treatment of
animals, and self-injury awareness

Peach Ribbon:                                                                                                                                                   Meaning: This color is the symbol of Uterine Cancer

Black Ribbon :
Meaning: This color is a symbol of mourning, melanoma, sleep disorders, POW & MIA's and
gang prevention.

Brown Ribbon :
Meaning: This color is an anti-tobacco symbol as well as a symbol of colon cancer (alternative
ribbon color: blue), colorectal cancer (alternative ribbon color: blue)

Light Blue Ribbon:  Prostate cancer, throid disease and Graves disease

Light Purple Ribbon:  General Cancer Awareness, Epilepsy .

Grey Ribbon / Silver Ribbon :
Meaning: This color is a symbol of diabetes, asthma, and brain cancer
Meaning: This color is a symbol for children with disabilities, Parkinson's disease, and mental
illnesses such as severe depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and anxiety disorders

Gold Ribbon / Light Blue Ribbon :
Meaning: This color is a symbol for childhood cancer

Meaning: This color is a symbol of childhood cancer (alternative color: pink), prostate cancer,
Trisomy 18, and scleroderma

Teal Ribbon :
Meaning: This color is a symbol for ovarian, cervical, and uterine cancers as well as sexual
assault, polycystic ovarian syndrome, and tsunami victims.

White Ribbon: Adoptee, Adoption, Anti-Child Pornography, Anti-Pornography, Anti-War, 
Blindness, Bone Cancer, Bone Disease, Child exploitation, Child Sexual Abuse/Assault, Community
Support, Congenital Cataracts, Elderly Affairs, Hernia, Holocaust Remembrance, Hope & Support,
Innocence, Multiple Hereditary Exostoses, Molestation Survivor, On-line Sexual Predator Awareness
& Internet Safety, Osteoporosis, Peace, Postpartum Depression, Retinoblastoma, Right to Life, Safe
Motherhood, Salvation Army, Scoliosis, Stalking, Student Sexual Abuse, Teen Pregnancy Prevention
& Victim’s of Terrorism

  • Small Ribbon measures - 3"H x 1.6"W
  • Medium Ribbon measures - 4"H x 2.1"W
  • Large Ribbon measures - 5"H x 2.6"W
  • Extra Large Ribbon measures - 6"H x 3.2"W
  • Material is 100% cotton
Price: $0.50
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