Awareness Ribbon's are a great way to show support and bring public attention to a specific "Cause". Each Color Ribbon has a meaning which is connected to it. Most colors have several meanings although some are more commonly known than others. Below is a list of awareness ribbon colors and their specific meanings.
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Pink Ribbon - Most commonly associated with breast cancer awareness, this ribbon is also a symbol for birth parents and childhood cancer awareness
Yellow Ribbon - Most commonly associated with Supporting our troops, this ribbon is also a symbol for Sarcoma, MIA/POW, suicide prevention, adoptive parents, spina bifida, missing children, endometriosis, and a general symbol for hope
Red Ribbon - Most commonly associated with the fight against Aids and HIV. Lately it also has been widely associated with Heart Disease. It's also a symbol for substance abuse, MADD, DARE, Epidermolysis Bullosa
Orange Ribbon - This color is a symbol of Prader-Willi syndrome, leukemia, hunger, lupus, and cultural diversity
Green Ribbon - This color is commonly associated with tissue/organ donation. It is also associated with chronic Lyme disease, kidney cancer, liver cancer, gall bladder / bile duct cancer, childhood depression, missing children, environmental concerns, and worker and driving safety.
Dark Blue Ribbon - This color is a symbol of child abuse prevention, arthritis, Colon or Prostate Cancer Awareness, Huntington's disease, PKU, hydrocephalus, victim's rights, free speech, water quality, domestic violence, and water safety
Purple Ribbon - This color is a symbol of pancreatic cancer, domestic violence, religious tolerance, animal abuse, the victims of 9/11 including the police and firefighters, Crohn's disease and colitis, cystic fibrosis, lupus, & fibromyalgia
White Ribbon - This color is a symbol of innocence, victims of terrorism, peace, right to life, diabetes, alzheimers, and retinal blastoma. This color also used toward the elimination of violence against women
Black Ribbon - This color is a symbol of mourning, melanoma, and anti-gangs
Brown Ribbon - This color is a symbol for colon cancer and also known for as an anti-tobacco symbol
Gray Ribbon - This color is a symbol of diabetes, brain cancer and 'Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)'
Pale Yellow Ribbon - This color is a symbol of spina bifida
Light Blue Ribbon - This color is a symbol of childhood cancer, prostate cancer, Trisomy 18, and scleoderma
Periwinkle Ribbon - This color is a symbol of eating disorders and pulmonary hypertension and esophogeal cancer
Lavender Ribbon - This color is a symbol for epilepsy, and rett syndrome
Teal Ribbon - This color is a symbol for ovarian, cervical, and uterine cancers as well as substance abuse, sexual assault, Myasthenia Gravis and polycystic ovarian syndrome
Pearl Ribbon - This color is a symbol for lung cancer and multiple sclerosis
Silver Ribbon - This color is a symbol awareness of brain disorders and disabilities. Also, for children with disabilities and Parkinson's disease, as well as disabilities resulting from injuries or birth trauma, schizophrenia, Huntington's, epilepsy, depression, etc).
Gold Ribbon - This color is a symbol for childhood cancer
Jigsaw Puzzle Ribbon - This style of ribbon is a symbol for autism
Awareness Ribbon Colors are Listed Below in Alphabetical "Color" Order
AWARENESS / CAUSE RIBBONS
Red & White - Bone Marrow Failure - Aplastic Anemia MDS
Peach Ribbon - Thanking our soldiers for defending the US and us and uterine cancers
Burgundy Ribbon - This color is a symbol multiple myloma
Violet Ribbon - The violet ribbon color represents Hodgkin's Lymphoma and Testicular Cancer
White with Red Polka Dots – Chronic Urticaria (Hives), Auto Immune Disease. (Not Aids or HIV)
Zebra Print – Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Neuroendocrine Cancer (& cardinoid)
Blue on one side / Yellow on other side– Down's Syndrome