The Mark Helm Memorial Scholarship Fund
Mark Helm was born March 23rd, 1958, in Madera, California. He was born with severe hemophilia. He had a younger brother, Scott Helm, also born with severe hemophilia, who contracted HIV in the early 1980’s and died in May of 1993.
Mark’s involvement in the bleeding disorders community has been both personal and professional. He started Tri Medical Inc. in 1988, a small business designed to meet the needs of patients and families living with hemophilia. Quantum Health Resource bought Ti Medical in 1993, and Mark continued as Branch Manager for several years. After taking a short break to spend time with his family, he returned to the community creating Herndon Healthcare, Inc., a company dedicated to serving the needs of people with bleeding disorders. He spent many years serving on the CCHF and HFNC boards as well as the scholarship committees.
Mark and Julie, his wife of 24 years, adopted two beautiful children, Hugo (17) and Rebecca (11). Hugo has moderate hemophilia. Provides a scholarship in the amount of $500.00 to an individual with a bleeding disorder seeking to continue or further their education.