Ribbon Colors

Awareness Ribbon Colors

Ribbons! Ribbons have been used to bring awareness for hundreds of years.

For cancer alone, there are more than 50 cancer ribbon colors and 27 cancer awareness months. This doesn’t include the numerous other diseases and disorders that colored ribbons represent. Seeing people wearing a colored ribbon reminds those affected by these conditions that they are not alone in their battle.

Click on the tabs below to find which Ribbon Colors represent which Battle and what Month is identified to help bring Awareness.

Alphabetical List of Awareness Causes

Can’t find your cause? Search our alphabetical listing of causes below. 

Cause Ribbon Color Awareness Month
ADD Awareness  Purple Ribbon September
Addiction  Red Ribbon September
Addison’s disease  Light Blue Ribbon May
Adenosaracoma  Yellow Ribbon November
ADHD Awareness  Orange Ribbon October
Agent Orange Awareness  Orange Ribbon August
Alopecia Areata  Lime Green Ribbon September
Alopecia Awareness  Dark Blue Ribbon September
Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency  Purple Ribbon November
ALS Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis  Blue Striped Ribbon May
Alzheimer’s Disease  Purple Ribbon November
Amniotic Fluid Embolism  Pink & Blue Ribbon March
Animal Abuse  Purple Ribbon April
Ankylosing Spondylitis  Dark Blue Ribbon April
Anorexia Nervosa  Periwinkle Ribbon February
Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome  Burgundy Ribbon June
Anxiety Disorder  Teal Ribbon May
Autoimmune Awareness  March All Colors
Aphasia Awareness  Gray Ribbon June
Aplastic Anemia  Red Ribbon December
Apraxia Awareness  Dark Blue Ribbon May
ARDS (Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome)  Dark Blue Ribbon October
Arnold Chiari Malformation  Purple Ribbon September
Asperger Syndrome  Autism Ribbon April
Asthma Awareness  Gray Ribbon May
Autism Awareness  Autism Ribbon April
AV Malformation  Burgundy Ribbon September
Behcets Disease  Light Blue Ribbon May
Bile Duct Cancer  Green Ribbon February
Bipolar Disorder  Green Ribbon February
Birth Defects  Pink & Blue Ribbon January
Bladder Cancer  Yellow Ribbon May
Blindness Awareness  White Ribbon October
Bone Cancer  White Ribbon August
Bone Marrow  Red Ribbon December
Bone Marrow Donation  Green Ribbon November
Brahcial Plexus Injuries  Dark Blue Ribbon October
Brain Aneurysm  Burgundy Ribbon September
Brain Cancer  Gray Ribbon May
Brain Tumor  Gray Ribbon May
Breast Cancer  Pink Ribbon October
Breast Cancer (Male)  Pink & Blue Ribbon April
Bulimia Nervosa  Periwinkle Ribbon February
Carcinoid Awareness  Zebra Print Ribbon November
Cardiovascular Disease  Red Ribbon February
Celiac Disease  Light Green Ribbon May
Cerebral Palsy  Green Ribbon May
Cervical Cancer  Teal & White Ribbon January
Cesarean Section  Burgundy Ribbon April
Childhood Apraxia (CAS)  Light Blue Ribbon May
Childhood Cancer  Gold Ribbon September
Childhood Depression  Green Ribbon May
Cholangiocarcinoma  Green Ribbon February
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome  Dark Blue Ribbon March
Chronic Illness  Light Blue Ribbon September
Chronic Pelvic Pain  Light Green Ribbon September
CMT (Charcot-Marie-Tooth)  Blue & Yellow Ribbon September
Colitis Awareness  Purple Ribbon November
Colon Cancer  Dark Blue Ribbon March
Colorectal Cancer  Dark Blue Ribbon March
Congenital Cataracts  White Ribbon August
Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia  Teal Ribbon April
Congenital Heart Defects  Red & Blue Ribbon February
Congenital Heart Disease  Red & Blue Ribbon February
Congestive Heart Failure  Red Ribbon February
COPD Awareness  Gold Ribbon November
Crohn’s Disease  Purple Ribbon November
Chronic Pain  Blue Ribbon September
Cultural Diversity  Orange Ribbon October
Cushing Syndrome  Light Blue Ribbon April
Cystic Fibrosis  Purple Ribbon May
Depression Awareness  Green Ribbon October
Diabetes Awareness  Gray Ribbon November
Disabled Adults  Burgundy Ribbon October
Disabled Children  Silver Ribbon October
Dissociative Identity Disorder  Teal Ribbon March
Domestic Violence  Purple Ribbon October
Down syndrome  Blue & Yellow Ribbon October
Drug & Alcohol Prevention  Red Ribbon December
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy  Lime Green Ribbon February
Dwarfism  Green Ribbon October
Dysautonomia Awareness  Dark Blue Ribbon October
Dyslexia  Silver Ribbon October
Dystonia Awareness  Dark Blue Ribbon September
Ectodermal Dysphasia  Teal Ribbon February
Ehlers-Danlos Sydrome (EDS)  Zebra Print Ribbon May
Emphysema Awareness  White Ribbon November
Encephalitis  Silver Ribbon May
Endometrial Cancer  Peach Ribbon September
Endometriosis Awareness  Yellow Ribbon March
Eosinophilic Disorders  Periwinkle Ribbon May
Epidermolysis Bullosa  Red Ribbon October
Epilepsy  Purple Ribbon November
Epstein – Barr virus  Dark Blue Ribbon September
Erb’s Palsy  Dark Blue Ribbon October
Esophageal Cancer  Periwinkle Ribbon April
Essential Tremor  Lime Green Ribbon March
Evans Syndrome  Red Ribbon February
Ewings Sarcoma  Yellow Ribbon July
Factor V Leiden  Burgundy Ribbon March
Familial Polyposis  Dark Blue Ribbon March
Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva  Green Ribbon April
Fibromyalgia  Purple Ribbon May
Fragile X  Teal Ribbon July
Cause Ribbon Color Awareness Month
Gastric Cancer  Periwinkle Ribbon November
Gastroesophageal Reflux  Periwinkle Ribbon November
Gastroparesis  Green Ribbon August
Genetic Blood Vessel Disorder  Red & Blue Ribbon June
GERD Awareness  Periwinkle Ribbon November
Glaucoma Awareness  Green Ribbon January
Graves Disease  Light Blue Ribbon January
Guillian Barre Syndrome  Dark Blue Ribbon May
Gynecological Cancer  Purple Ribbon September
Head and Neck Cancer  Red & White Ribbon April
Heart Disease  Heart Awareness February
Hemangioma and Vascular Malformation  Burgundy Ribbon May
Hemophilia Awareness  Red Ribbon March
Hepatitis C  Red & Yellow Ribbon May
Hereditary Breast Cancer  Pink & Teal Ribbon September
Hereditary Hemmorrhagic Telangiectasia  Red & White Ribbon June
Hereditary Hemochromatosis  Burgundy Ribbon May
Hernia Awareness  White Ribbon June
High Blood Pressure  Red Ribbon May
HIV / HCV Co-Infection  Red & Yellow Ribbon April
HIV/AIDS Awareness  Red Ribbon December
Hodgkin’s Disease  Violet Ribbon September
Hughes Syndrome  Burgundy Ribbon May
Human Papilloma Virus  Light Green Ribbon May
Huntington’s disease  Dark Blue Ribbon May
Hydrocephalus  Light Blue Ribbon September
Hyperemesis Graviduram  Pink & Blue Ribbon October
Hypertension  Red Ribbon November
Hystiocytosis Awareness  Dark Blue Ribbon September
Ichthyosis Awareness  Dark Blue Ribbon May
Infertility Awareness  Pink & Blue Ribbon April
International Day of Person’s with Disabilities All Colors December
Interstitial Cystitis  Dark Blue Ribbon October
Irritable Bowel Syndrome  Periwinkle Ribbon April
ITP (Low Platelets)  Purple Ribbon September
Juvenile Arthritis  Blue & Purple Ribbon July
Juvenile Diabetes  Gray Ribbon November
Kidney Cancer  Orange Ribbon March
Kidney Disease  Orange Ribbon March
Kidney Donation Awareness  Orange Ribbon March
Klinefelter’s Syndrome  Light Blue Ribbon May
Langerhans Cell Hystiocytosis  Dark Blue Ribbon September
Leiomyosarcoma  Purple Ribbon July
Leukemia  Orange Ribbon September
Leukodystrophies Awareness  Dark Blue Ribbon September
Liver Cancer  Green Ribbon September
Liver Disease  Green Ribbon September
Living Organ Donation  Green Ribbon April
Long Q-T Syndrome  Red Ribbon September
Lou Gehrig’s Disease  Blue & White Ribbon May
Lung Cancer  White Ribbon November
Lupus Awareness  Purple Ribbon October
Lyme disease  Lime Green Ribbon May
Lymphatic Malformation  Burgundy Ribbon May
Lymphedema Awareness  Light Blue Ribbon March
Lymphoma  Lime Green Ribbon September
Macular Degeneration  Purple Ribbon February
Manic Depression  Green Ribbon October
Marfan Syndrome  Red Ribbon February
ME / CFIDS  Dark Blue Ribbon May
Melanoma Awareness  Black Ribbon May
Meningitis  Burgundy Ribbon August
Meningococcal Meningitis  Burgundy Ribbon August
Men’s Health  Light Blue Ribbon June
Mental Health  Green Ribbon May
Mental Illness  Green Ribbon May
Mental Illness  Green Ribbon October
Migraine and Headache  Purple Ribbon June
Miscarriage Awareness  Pink & Blue Ribbon October
Mitochondrial Disease  Green Ribbon September
Mourning Awareness  Black Ribbon October
Mucopolysaccharidosis  Purple Ribbon October
Multiple Myeloma  Burgundy Ribbon March
Multiple Sclerosis  Orange Ribbon March
Multiple Systems Atrophy MSA  Purple March
Muscular Dystrophy  Lime Green Ribbon May
Myasthenia Gravis  Teal Ribbon June
Myositis Awareness  Dark Blue Ribbon May
Cause Ribbon Color Awareness Month
Narcolepsy Awareness  Black Ribbon March
Neirofibroma  Green Ribbon May
Nephrotic Syndrome  Green Ribbon March
Neural Tube Defects  Green Ribbon January
Neuroendocrine Cancer  Zebra Print Ribbon November
Neurofibromatosis Awareness  Green Ribbon May
Niemann-Pick Disease  Silver Ribbon October
Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma  Lime Green Ribbon September
Noonan’s Syndrome A  Red & Blue Ribbon February
Obesity Awareness  Yellow Ribbon September
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder  Teal Ribbon October
Optic Nerve Hypoplasia  Dotted Print April
Oral Cancer  Red & White Ribbon April
Organ Donation  Green Ribbon April
Organ Transplant  Green Ribbon April
Osteoporosis Awareness  White Ribbon May
Ovarian Cancer  Teal Ribbon September
Overdose  Purple Ribbon August
Pancreatic Cancer  Purple Ribbon November
Pancreatitis (Chronic)  Purple Ribbon October
Parkinson’s Disease  Gray Ribbon April
Pediatric Stroke  Blue & Purple Ribbon May
Polycystic Kidney Disease  Teal Ribbon March
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome  Teal Ribbon September
Postpartum Depression  White Ribbon May
Post-Polio Syndrome  Burgundy Ribbon October
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder PTSD  Teal Ribbon April
Pregnancy Loss  Pink & Blue Ribbon October
Premature Birth  Pink & Blue Ribbon November
Primary Biliary Cirrhosis  Black Ribbon October
Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis  Green Ribbon April
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy  Teal Ribbon May
Prostate Cancer  Light Blue Ribbon September
Pulmonary Arterial Disease  Periwinkle Ribbon September
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension  Purple Ribbon May
Pulmonary Fibrosis  Red & Blue Ribbon September
Pulmonary Hypertension  Periwinkle Ribbon November
Rare Disease  Zebra Print Ribbon February
Rectal Cancer  Dark Blue Ribbon March
Restless Legs Syndrome  White Ribbon May
Rett Syndrome  Lavender Ribbon October
Reye’s syndrome  Dark Blue Ribbon September
Rheumatoid Arthritis  Blue & Purple Ribbon February
RSD/CRPS  Orange Ribbon November
SADS  Red & Blue Ribbon October
Sandhoff Disease  Lime Green Ribbon September
Sarcoidosis Awareness  Yellow Ribbon July
Sarcoma Awareness  Yellow Ribbon July
Schizophrenia  Silver Ribbon May
Scleroderma Awareness  Teal Ribbon June
Scoliosis Awareness  White Ribbon June
Self Injury  Orange Ribbon March
Sexual Assault  Teal & Purple Ribbon April
Short Bowel Syndrome  Dark Blue Ribbon March
Sickle Cell Anemia  Burgundy Ribbon September
SIDS Awareness  Pink & Blue Ribbon October
Sjogren’s Syndrome  Purple Ribbon April
Skin Cancer  Orange Ribbon May
Sleep Disorders  Black Ribbon March
Spina Bifida  Yellow Ribbon October
Spinal Cord Injury Research  Green Ribbon May
Spinal Muscular Atrophy  Purple Ribbon August
Stem Cell Donor  Green Ribbon August
Stem Cell Research  Green Ribbon October
Steven Johnson Syndrome  Dark Blue Ribbon August
Stomach Cancer  Periwinkle Ribbon November
Sturge-Weber Syndrome  Burgundy Ribbon June
Substance Abuse  Red Ribbon April
Suicide Awareness  Yellow Ribbon May
Suicide Prevention  Teal & Purple Ribbon September
Supraventricular Tachycardia  Red Ribbon May
Testicular Cancer  Purple Ribbon April
Thrombophilia  Burgundy Ribbon March
Thyroid Cancer  Pink Purple Teal Ribbon September
Thyroid Disease  Light Blue Ribbon January
Tissue Donation  Green Ribbon April
Transverse Myelitis  Dark Blue Ribbon June
Trauma Awareness  Black Ribbon May
Traumatic Brain Injury  Green Ribbon March
Trisomy 18  Light Blue Ribbon March
Troop / Military Support  Yellow Ribbon May
Tuberculosis  Red Ribbon March
Uterine Cancer  Peach Ribbon September
Vasculitis  Red May
Velo-Cardio Facial Syndrome  Light Blue Ribbon August
Von Willebrand’s Disease  Red Ribbon March
William’s Syndrome  Burgundy Ribbon May
Wolf-Parkinson-White  Red Ribbon February

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