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First-ever Bleeder and a Buddy event a success

First-ever Bleeder and a Buddy event a success

HACA members and their family and friends came together at Top Golf National Harbor on May 1 for our first-ever Bleeder and a Buddy outreach event. The purpose of the event was to share information about bleeding disorders and the mission of HACA with non-affected...

Deadline coming soon for scholarships

Deadline coming soon for scholarships

HACA is accepting applications through June 1 for its annual scholarship program, the George & Linda Price Scholarship. Like last year, we will be offering $16,000 in scholarships, and the amount awarded will depend on the number of applicants chosen. The Price...

New board members elected at meeting

New board members elected at meeting

HACA’s Annual Meeting took place as part of Chapter Education Day on March 26, and we are excited to welcome three new board members, who will start their terms on June 1. They are Shawna Gray, William Hubbert and...

Chapter members enjoy Education Day in person

Chapter members enjoy Education Day in person

HACA members old and new joined together on Saturday, March 26, at Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale, VA, for the chapter’s first in-person Chapter Education Day since 2019. As in past years, the event featured a track for adults with a bleeding...

Buy masks, shirts in HACA Bonfire shop

Buy masks, shirts in HACA Bonfire shop

HACA has raised more than $250 in the last few months through the sale of HACA shirts and sweatshirts on its online shop. Those items are still available, and now we’ve added masks with the HACA logo and shirt design. At this time, they come in white child medium and...

March is Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month

March is Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month

March is Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month! Over the next month we will be introducing you to some of our amazing members, telling you some interesting bleeding disorder facts, and we will be starting 2 NEW CONTESTS!   Contest #1 we will be asking questions on social...

Georgetown welcomes new social worker

Georgetown welcomes new social worker

Eunice Brady joined Georgetown Lombardi’s Center for Bleeding Disorders as its new social worker in January 2022. Prior to Georgetown, she most recently served as a social worker doing case management, discharge planning, and psychosocial consults in an acute care...

Warm day for HACA holiday party

Warm day for HACA holiday party

HACA held its annual Holiday Party and Winter Festival at Burke Lake Park on December 11. Because of ongoing COVID concerns, we made the decision in October to change locations. This was our first winter outdoor event, but we were determined to be able to see each...