The Hemophilia Foundation of Oregon (HFO) is excited to host its 5th annual Oregon Bleeding Disorders Walk, held this year on the beautiful campus of Lewis & Clark College in Portland on June 17th, 2017. It is HFO's biggest fundraising event of the year, an event that brings together several hundred members for a morning of connecting and celebrating together. Starting early in the year Walk teams form and set fundraising goals. Team captains aid and encourage team members in fundraising efforts. All money raised supports the Hemophilia Foundation of Oregon's mission to provide programs that enrich and improve the lives of the 500 Oregon and SW Washington members with bleeding disorders including hemophilia, vonWillibrand disease, and rare factor and platelet disorders.
HFO is proud of the many important programs and services it provides including summer camp for 80 kids who learn how to manage their diseases and self-infuse their treatments, an annual Women's Conference weekend, Blood Brotherhood events for men, a Couples Retreat weekend, and over 20 Connections Group (formerly called Support Group) meetings held in Medford, Eugene, and Portland throughout the year. The newest group is Hispanic Connection which has 4 meetings planned for 2017 in the Salem and Portland areas. HFO's Family Camp is an increasingly popular event drawing over 75 particpants to share a relaxing weekend at a southern Oregon camp while learning more about how to manage and support their family's bleeding disorder and practice infusion with the help of a medically-staffed infusion clinic. Money raised by Walk teams is instrumental in supporting these and more HFO programs.
HFO looks forward to seeing you at the 5th annual Oregon Bleeding Disorders Walk!