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Friday, October 2, 2020
5:30 pm6:30 pm
On Zoom. You can join by computer, tablet, or phone
Plasma Safety

Join Virginia A. Kraus, RN, MSN, Senior Clinical Education Manager, Grifols Medical Affairs for this presentation. It will review the plasma collection and manufacturing process, including all of the steps necessary to help ensure the safety of donated plasma. We will discuss donor screening and collection. The multiple duplicated testing procedures along with the viral inactivation and removal steps in the manufacturing process will be reviewed. Discussion will also include the ongoing surveillance for emerging pathogens and commitment to safety to ensure high quality, plasma derived, coagulation factor.

Saturday, October 10, 2020
10:00 am11:00 am
Online
Unite for Bleeding Disorders Walk

Join us online, October 10 at 10am PST. See other teams and hear from community members like you!

SIGN UP HERE: https://www.uniteforbleedingdisorders.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.event&eventID=745

Sunday, October 18, 2020
9:00 am3:00 pm
On Zoom. You can join by computer, tablet, or phone
Family Education Day

THE POWER OF ADVOCACY
“I learned a long time ago the wisest thing I can do is be on my own side, be an advocate for myself and others like me.”- Maya Angelou.

Sessions for new parents, men, women, teens, youth, and more. Join us for this special day!

Attending families can receive a $10 food voucher for each family member ($50 max).  Attending community members will also have an opportunity to enter a drawing for our for Amazon or Walmart gift cards.  

Sign up today!
FREE TO ATTEND

Sunday, October 18, 2020
12:00 pm3:00 pm
on Zoom
Bleaders Retreat

Our 2020 Bleaders Retreat will be online on Oct 18 at 12:00pm. Bleaders is for people ages 14-22 who have a bleeding disorder or have a sibling with a bleeding disorder.

Gut Monkey's Leading Edge Program will be facilitating our retreat activities this year.
Virtual Leading Edge 2020 is a jam packed experience of fun with GutMonkey! This awesome online program invites you to spend time playing games, making friends, and having some real talk about what it means to be a young person today, especially in the days of Covid-19 and safer-at-home. Together we will practice “finding fun,” accepting change, and connecting with others in a virtual world. In true GutMonkey fashion you can expect a lot of laughter and silliness as we play and learn together!

The three GutMonkey staff who will be facilitating: Haelynne Barron - Program Director, Tom Hamm - Program Manager, Margaret Bridges - Program Manager. You can learn more about Gut Monkey and the facilitators below. Sign up today!

Friday, November 13, 2020Saturday, November 14, 2020
Online
The Female Factor Women's Retreat 2020

HFNC's The Female Factor 6th Annual retreat in Northern California is for women affected and connected to the bleeding disorders community.

Tuesday, December 1, 2020
7:00 pm8:30 pm
Online
Giving Tuesday: Drink Red, Raise Green

Join us for Drink Red, Raise Green on Giving Tuesday. Each donation will support all of our community programs.

Bring your own wine or other drinks. Wear your own holiday hat. We will have a holiday hat contest. More details to come.

Want to donate an amount that isn't shown? Select multiple tickets to make a custom amount. E.g. Tree Topper ($50) + Jingle Bell Rock ($100) = $150 donation to the Giving Tuesday campaign.

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