Annual Meeting 2020 Style ...Virtually
October 9 - 11

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              Annual Meeting will be held This Year

Blazin' for Bleeders
& Fall Festival 
October 17th

Supporting Families & Individuals

Calendar of Events

October 2020

 

 Annual Meeting 2020 Style

Virtually

October 9 - 11 

3rd Blazin' for Bleeders

New Date

October 17

The Park at Harlinsdale Farm

Franklin, TN

Fall Festival

October 17

The Park at Harlinsdale Farm

Franklin, TN

About Bleeding Disorders

We have been closely monitoring the situation regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.  Because of the CDC recommendations of canceling or postponing events of 10 people or larger, we have decided to postpone our Blazin' for Bleeders event that was scheduled for April 18th and our 50th Annual Meeting.  Please see the calendar of events below for new dates.  We will continue to communicate with you through email, social media and our website at www.thbdf.org.  


We appreciate your understanding and will keep you updated with future announcements.  Feel free to call with any questions or concerns.

Thank you,

THBDF Staff and Board Members

A bleeding disorder is a genetic blood clotting deficiency caused by the absence or inactivity of an essential blood clotting protein, or "factor."  This deficiency causes the body to form unstable blood clots that allow bleeding to continue longer than normal

A person with a bleeding disorder can experience frequent and often spontaneous episodes of prolonged bleeding.  The most severe cases can have extensive bleeding into joints, muscles, and vital organs, resulting in life-threatening emergencies and crippling long-term complications.  

Hemophilia and related bleeding disorders, such as von Willebrand disease, are genetically inherited.  However, one in three diagnosed cases of hemophilia results from a spontaneous genetic mutation where there is no family history of abnormal bleeding.

About us:

Tennessee Hemophilia & Bleeding Disorders Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.  The foundation was founded in 1970.

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