Our Mission

To improve the quality of life and build community for families and individuals living with hemophilia or other bleeding disorders by offering a variety of programs and services that educate, advocate and support the needs of the bleeding disorders community in Southern California.

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    2016 Pitkin Scholarship

    The 2016 Christopher M. Pitkin Scholarship application is now available:
    Receive up to $1,000!
    Click Here for obtain an application.
    ELIGIBILITY
    • Must be a person with a bleeding disorder OR must have an immediate family member with a bleeding disorder; however, priority will be given to those with bleeding disorders;
    • Must be accepted into an educational/vocational institution and able to provide proof of enrollment;
    • Must be a resident of the following Southern California counties: Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Luis Obispo, Ventura, Kern, and Santa Barbara
    • Priority given to first time applicants
    • Priority given to applicants who are involved with HFSC
    Applications due July 25, 2016

     

    • 2016

       

      The office will be closed on Friday, June 24th as we prepare for the Bleeding Disorders Walk! See you there! 
      Thank You!

      If you are interested in volunteering for HFSC, please email: info@hemosocal.org for a Volunteer Agreement or a Parent Permission slip.

       

    • May 13-14, 2016

       

      Family Information Day:  Knott's Berry Farm Hotel, Buena Park, CA


      What an amazing Family Information Day!  Almost 500 participants joined us for Friday evening's Pulse on the Road Program and Saturday's Family Information Day.  The day would not have been possible without charitable contributions from these donors: Diamond Sponsor: Novo Nordisk, Platinum Sponsor: Bayer, Gold Sponsors: Baxalta and Pfizer, Silver Sponsors: Biogen, CSL Behring, and Octapharma and our many Bronze Sponsors. Photos from the day may be accessed here: https://hemosocal.smugmug.com/Family-Info-Day/n-PVgkvK/.  We are also indebted to our amazing speakers and volunteers!

       

    • June 3-5

       

      Family Retreat, Malibu, CA

      BLAST OFF! Thank you to everyone who joined us for our Spaced Themed Family Retreat!  We are especially grateful to Gut Monkey's "Big Dog" Pat Torrey, and Donald "Ziggy" Douglas for their fabulous engagement with our youth. We are also grateful to Bayer, our Diamond Sponsr, Baxalta and Dr. Roach for leading an IV infusion teachign and HFA for leading a Couples Counseling session.  Thank you also to all our amazing volunteers! 
      Click here for photos:
      https://hemosocal.smugmug.com/2016-Family-Retreat/

       

    • June 25

       

      Western Themed 8th Annual Bleeding Disorders Walk

      Event Details: Saturday, June 25, 2016 Griffith Park – Crystal Springs Pettigrew 4730 Crystal Springs Dr. | Los Angeles CA 90027 (Follow the Signs to the Merry-Go-Round and Crystal Springs is across the street)

      8:00AM Check-In, 9:00AM Welcome Program and 5K WalkTo form a walk team or support a walker, please visit: http://walk.hemophilia.org/LosAngeles

      Pony Rides, Petting Zoo, Roping Contest, Booths, Face Painting, Balloon Twisting, Goody Bags, Free Pizza and Ice Cream and Best T-Shirt Contest.  Photos with special Wild West guests!
      Walk Finale: Show by Famous Trick Roper!
      Free Walk T-Shirt for all youth under age 16 and all adults who raise at least $25 by May 1st, 2016!
      $50,000 GOAL  

       

    • July 15-20, 2016

       

      Painted Turtle Camp:  Lake Elizabeth, CA

      For Campers with bleeding disorders ages 7-16. Leadership Program for campers ages 17-18. Volunteer program for campers 19+. Sibling camp August 10-14.
      Applications are now available at www.thepaintedturtle.org or call the HFSC office!

       

    • July 21-23

       

      National Hemophilia Foundation 68th Annual Meeting

      It's time for NHF's 68th Annual Meeting to be held at the beautiful Gaylord Palms Hotel in Orlando, Fl. All scholarships have been distributed but registration is still open.  Click here for more information: https://events.hemophilia.org/ehome/index.php?eventid=148171&

       

    • Aug 1-5

       

      Inaugural Annual Teen Leadership Summit, Pasadena, CA

      HFSC is proud to announce our first annual Teen Leadership Summit.  Summit awardees will work in the office and receive advocacy training, career counseling, interviewing and resume skills. Youth will visit an HTC and get a "behind the scenes" look. Youth will work on an advocacy project and present to local politicians on the final day of the program.  This is a competitive program and only 4-6 high school (entering grades 10, 11 and 12) will be selected.  Youth will stay at the Pasadena Sheraton Hotel located approximately one mile from the office.  The Teen Leadership Summit is made possible by generous funding from the Lead (Local Empowerment for Advocacy Development) Grant from CSL Behring. To obtain an application, please email info@hemosocal.org. For HFSC members only.

       

    • Aug. 14. 

       

      2nd Annual Educational Symposium

      Your one stop shop to get ready for school! JOIN HFSC, CHLA, CIBD and COH to learn about Individual Health Plans and 504 Plans and decide which one is right for your child.  We'll hear from relevant speakers including social workers, school nurses and attorneys.  Children will have an opportunity to "shop" for their free school supplies and backpacks!  For community members and their immediate family only.  More information to come.

       

    • Sept. 24 SAVE THE DATE!

      Hispanic Celebration Day!

      Join us for a an amazing day of games, food, education and crafts!  We'll be having a soccer clinic followed by a parent/child soccer game.  Enjoy dinner and then we'll continue the celebration by attending the Dodgers game together!  Free "Los Dodgers" t-shirt to everyone who attends.  All programming will be in Spanish.  For community members and their immediate family only.  Elysian Park, Los Angeles.

       

      Inaugural Hispanic Celebration Day

      Hispanic Celebration Day! Join us for a an amazing day of games, food, education and crafts!  We'll be having a soccer clinic followed by a parent/child soccer game.  Enjoy dinner and then we'll continue the celebration by attending the Dodgers game together!  Free "Los Dodgers" t-shirt to everyone who attends.  All programming will be in Spanish.  For community members and their immediate family only.  Elysian Park, Los Angeles.

       

    • Oct. 9

       

      Long Beach Marathon

      Hemophilia Foundation of Southern California is a registered charity of the Long Beach Marathon!  Join our Team and race to spread awareness about bleeding disorders! Free registration is available to bikers.  Email info@hemosocal.org for a registration code.

       

    • Oct. 16

       

      Inaugural Kids Golf Day!

      Kids! Enjoy the day with pro golfer Perry Parker as he teaches beginners and experts alike the joys of golf.  We'll culminate the day of golf with the best ever pool party along with dancing and dinner! More information to come!  

       

    • Oct. 17

       

      32nd Annual Golf and Tennis Tournament

      Please join us to help raise money for our summer camp held at the Painted Turtle!  We'll enjoy a full day of golf with optional tennis followed by hors d'oeuvres, silent and live auction and prime rib buffet dinner!  More information to come!

       

    • Dec. 3,

       

      Holiday Party

      Join us on Dec. 3 for a celebration!  More information to come!

       

    • Dec. 10

       

      Holiday Party

      Join us on Dec. 10th for a celebration!  More information to come!

       

Hemophilia Foundation of Southern California
959 East Walnut Street, Suite 114
Pasadena, CA 91106
Telephone: 626.765.6656
Fax: 626.765.6657

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