Awareness Ribbons

This page lists all the various symbols in the Awareness Ribbons category.

Many groups have adopted ribbons as symbols of support or awareness, and as a result, many causes often share each color. Some causes may also be represented by more than one color.

Symbols in this category:

Lavender ribbon

The lavender ribbon represents:

* epilepsy awareness

* craniosynostosis awareness

* cancer awareness (all kinds)

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lime ribbon

The lime ribbon non-Hodgkin lymphoma awareness.

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Necrotizing Fasciitis Awareness Ribbon

This was designed and elected by Survivors of Necrotizing Fasciitis.

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Olive-green ribbon

In honor of the 65th anniversary of the complete liberation of Leningrad from the Nazi block during World War II; color refer to color blocks Medal for the Defense of Leningrad

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orange and black ribbon

Ribbon of Saint George; commemoration of World War II in Post-Soviet countries

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Orange ribbon

The orange ribbon represents:

* free software awareness/advocacy

* leukemia awareness

* multiple sclerosis awareness

* Self Injury Awareness Day

* malnutrition awareness

* energy awareness in Nigeria

* Kidney Cancer Association

* attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

* paramedics support in Argentina

* reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome (RSD) / Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

* muscular dystrophy awareness, Harley-Davidson Charity-Fonds supporting children suffering from muscle disease

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periwinkle ribbon

The periwinkle ribbon represents:

* eating disorders awareness (anorexia, bulimia and * eating disorder not otherwise specified (EDNOS)

* stomach cancer

* esophageal cancer

* pulmonary hypertension awareness

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pink and blue ribbon

The pink and blue ribbon represents:

* pro-life

* genital integrity

* male breast cancer awareness

* inflammatory breast cancer awareness

* infertility awareness

* infant loss awareness

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pink ribbon

Breast cancer awareness

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purple and red ribbon

Chronic migraine awareness (newly established by some migraine support groups)

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Purple ribbon

The purple ribbon represents numerous causes:

* suicide prevention

* general cancer awareness

* testicular cancer awareness

* animal cruelty/animal welfare

* domestic violence awareness

* drug overdose awareness

* migraine awareness

* Spirit Day and victims of homophobia

* Gilmore Awareness Campaign

* sarcoidosis awareness

* lupus awareness

* Arnold–Chiari malformation awareness

* fibromyalgia awareness

* Pagan Pride

* peripheral neuropathy awareness

* childhood hemiplegia and stroke awareness

* cystic fibrosis awareness

* Alzheimer's disease awareness

* pancreatic cancer awareness

* Workers' Memorial Day

* March of Dimes awareness

* hidradenitis suppurativa awareness

* orca whale awareness and protection

* child neglect awareness and prevention

* leiomyosarcoma

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purple- and blue-striped ribbon

mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD)

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Puzzle ribbon

The puzzle ribbon:

* autism awareness

* child-to-child care and development awareness

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Red and Black Ribbon

The Red and Black Ribbon is used on Atheist Solidarity Day.

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red and blue ribbon

The red and blue ribbon is the symbol for several causes:

* Haiti recovery and restoration awareness

* pulmonary fibrosis awareness

* Noonan Syndrome Awareness

* CHD (Congenital Heart Defect) Awareness

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