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.
    • 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, May 13th as we prepare for Family Information Day! 
      Thank You!

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


    • April 9, 2016


      Blood Brotherhood and Dads in Action: One Day Retreat, Irvine, CA

      Take a Walk on the Wild Side," Please join HFSC in partnership with the Hemophilia Federation of America (HFA) for a one day retreat. This event is for men (ages 18+) with bleeding disorders and Dads (or father figures) and their children with bleeding disorders only. A Day of team building, education and support including your choice of ziplining, tomahawk throwing and BB gun shooting! Orange, CA
      Register at: http://hfa-hfscretreat.eventbrite.com


    • April 17, 2016


      Celebrate World Hemophilia Day!

      Celebrate World Hemophilia Day! HFSC in partnership with Biogen invite you to join us for dinner in downtown Los Angeles from 5:00-8:00pm.  Help spread awareness about bleeding disorders, watch a famous landmark be lit red, enjoy dinner and family games and activities. Register here: www.worldhemodaysocal.eventbrite.com (if link does not work, copy and paste in browser). All are invited!


    • May 9-11, 2016


      Future Leaders Program, Sacramento, CA

      SIGN UP NOW! The Hemophilia Council of California's Future Leader Program is a three-day program designed to teach young people how to advocate for themselves and their community. This program is open to men and women with bleeding disorders ages 14-22 and their siblings. The program starts at 6:00 PM Monday, May 9 and ends at 4:00 PM Wednesday, May 11, 2016 in Sacramento, California. The Hemophilia Council of California pays for all expenses for travel to and from Sacramento, meals, and accommodations. Contact info@hemosocal.org if you are interested!



    • May 13-14, 2016


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

      Join us for dinner Friday evening with Laurie Kelley and Pulse on the Road and then the following day for a full day of excellent information! SIGN UP NOW! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/family-information-day-2016-tickets-22583435664 
      Community Members and Immediate Family Only for Saturday.  Limited hotel scholarships are available for those that live more than 40 miles away and have a financial need.  Scholarship applications are available in the office and due April 10th.  
      If you registered and cannot attend, please let us know asap.


    • June 3-5


      Family Retreat, Malibu, CA

      BLAST OFF! Join us for a relaxing weekend away in beautiful Malibu! We'll be joined by Gut Monkey's very own, "Big Dog" Pat Torrey, engage in science experiments and rocketry, challenge ourselves to the infamous ropes course and rock climbing wall, cook s'mores at the campire fire and watch our annual talent show! Space is limited so please register early.  Very limited number of "motel" style rooms available for $150/adult, otherwise cost is $5/person.  Register here: www.familyretreat-blastoff.eventbrite.com (please copy and paste into browser).  THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT: PLEASE CALL THE OFFICE TO BE ADDED TO THE WAITLIST: NEW FAMILIES WILL BE GIVEN PRIORITY.


    • June 25


      8th Annual Bleeding Disorders Walk

      You are WANTED!  Join us for our 8th Annual Bleeding Disorders Walk to be held on Saturday, June 25th, 2016 at Griffith Park, CA.  Come alone or form a team!  
      Event Details: Saturday, June 25, 2016 Griffith Park – Crystal Springs Pettigrew 4730 Crystal Springs Dr. | Los Angeles CA 90027
      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, and prizes for the Best T-Shirt Contest.  Photos with special Wild West guests!
      Free Walk T-Shirt for all youth under age 16 and all adults who raise at least $25! 
      $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. 13. 


      2nd Annual Educational Symposium

      Your one stop shop to get ready for school!  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! Discount registration is available.  More information to come!


    • 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, 10, 17


      Holiday Party

      Join us on Dec. 3, 10 and 17th to 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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