Awareness Ribbons by Cause Color

Awareness Ribbons by Cause Color by Crystal Allure Beaded Jewelry Creations
The following is a comprehensive guide of awareness ribbon colors and their associated cause(s). Use this guide to discover the cause(s) associated with a specific color of awareness ribbon.

This extensive list has been an internet-wide reference tool for ribbon cause colors since 2004. Many groups have adopted color ribbons as symbols of support or awareness, and as a result, many causes often share the same color. As well, there may be more than one color associated with a cause, in which case, it is up to you on your ribbon color preference in support of that cause.

If you did not find the ribbon color or corresponding cause you were looking for, please contact me. Or you may wish to search for your ribbon color by cause, using our alphabetical Awareness Colors and Meanings guide.

Feel free to contact me about a custom awareness bracelet design or cause jewelry.

This article was last updated: September 21, 2015



AMBER Awareness Ribbons: Appendix Cancer

BLACK Awareness Ribbons: 9/11 Awareness, Accidents, Amish Support, Anti-Terrorism, Gang Prevention, Gun Control, Melanoma, Mourning, Narcolepsy, Prisoner of War (POW) / Missing in Action (MIA), Primary Biliary Cirrhosis, Sleep Apnea, Sleep Disorders, Students for Gun Control, Trauma, VA Tech Massacre

BLACK and BLUE Awareness Ribbons: Loss of a Brother, Mourning a Brother, Loss of a Father, Mourning a Father, Loss of a Male, Mourning a Male, Loss of a Son, Mourning a Son

BLACK and GOLD Awareness Ribbons: Platelet Donor

BLACK and PINK Awareness Ribbons: Loss of a Daughter, Mourning a Daughter, Loss of a Female, Mourning a Female, Loss of a Mother, Mourning a Mother, Loss of a Sister, Mourning a Sister

BLACK and RED Awareness Ribbons: Murder Victims, Murdered Children, Self-Injury (alternate color: Orange)

BLACK and WHITE Awareness Ribbons: Anti-Racism, Carcinoid Cancer, Diversity, Transitions, Vaccine Awareness

BLUE Awareness Ribbons: Alopecia, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS), Arthritis, Brachial Plexus Injuries, Bring Home Our Troops, CA Anti-Second Hand Smoke, Canada Anti-Tobacco, Child Abuse, Child Neglect, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome (CFIDS), Colon Cancer (alternate color: Brown), Colorectal Cancer (alternate color: Brown), Crime Victim's Rights, Crohn's Disease (alternate color: Purple), Drowning, Dysautonomia, Dystonia, Education, Epstein-Barr Virus, Erb's Palsy, Free Speech, Guillain Barre Syndrome, Huntington's Disease, Hurricane Awareness, Hurricane Katrina, Hystiocytosis, Ichthyosis, Langerhans Cell Hystiocytosis, Leukodystrophies, Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME), Myositis, Police Officers Lost in Duty, Responsible Use of Public Land, Restless Legs Syndrome, Reye's Syndrome, Save The Music, Short Bowel Syndrome, Springomyelia, Steven Johnson Syndrome, Teens Against Smoking, Transverse Myelitis, Victim's Rights, Water Accidents, Water Quality, Water Safety

BLUE and SILVER Awareness Ribbons: Coping with Cancer

BLUE and WHITE Awareness Ribbons: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), In Memory of Columbine, Lou Gehrig's Disease, Teen Cancer

BLUE and YELLOW Awareness Ribbons: Designated Drivers, Down Syndrome

BROWN Awareness Ribbons: Anti-Tobacco, Familial Polyposis, Great American Smokeout, Tobacco Awareness

BURGUNDY Awareness Ribbons: Adhesions, Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome, AV Malformation, Blood Factor Disorders (alternate color: Red), Brain Aneurysm, Cesareans, Coagulation Disorders (alternate color: Red), Cystic Hygroma, Disabled Adults, Factor V Leiden, Hemangioma and Vascular Malformation, Hereditary Hemochromatosis, Hirschsprung's Disease, Hospice Care, Hughes Syndrome, Hygroma, Idiopathic Thrombocytopenia Purpura, Lymphatic Malformation, Meningitis, Meningococcal Meningitis, Misdiagnosed or Undiagnosed Children, Multiple Myeloma, PHACES Syndrome, Post-Polio Syndrome, Sepsis, Sickle Cell Anemia, Sturge-Weber Syndrome, Thalassemia, Thrombophilia, William's Syndrome

COPPER Awareness Ribbons: Menkes Disease

CRANBERRY Awareness Ribbons: Fibromyalgia (alternate color: Purple), Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ) Awareness

CREAM Awareness Ribbons: Paralysis, Spinal Cord Injuries, Spinal Disorders, Spinal Muscular Atrophy

DARK BLUE Awareness Ribbons: Colitis Awareness

GOLD Awareness Ribbons: Childhood Cancer, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma, Neuroblastoma

GOLD and SILVER Awareness Ribbons: Hearing Disorders, Hearing Impairments, Meniere's Disease, Tinnitus

GRAPHITE Awareness Ribbons: Lead Poisoning

GRAY Awareness Ribbons: Allergies, Aphasia, Asthma, Brain Cancer, Brain Tumors, Diabetes, Mental Illness

GREEN Awareness Ribbons: Bipolar Disorder, Bone Marrow Donation, Cerebral Palsy, Childhood Depression, Depression, Environmental Concern/Protection, Eye Injury Prevention, Fanconi's Syndrome, Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva, Glaucoma, Growth and Rebuilding, Homeopathic Medicine, Kidney Donation, Literacy, Liver Cancer, Liver Disease, Living Organ Donor, Manic Depression, Mental Health, Mental Retardation, Mitochondrial Disease, Nephrotic Syndrome, Neural Tube Defects, Neurofibromatosis, Organ Donation, Organ Transplant, Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis, Renal Cell Carcinoma, Safe Driving, Save Darfur, Spinal Cord Injury Research, Stem Cell Donor, Stem Cell Research, Tissue Donation, Tourette's Syndrome, Transplant, Traumatic Brain Injury, Von Hippel Lindau, Worker Safety

HOT PINK Awareness Ribbons: Cleft Palate / Cleft Lip, Eosinophilic Disease (alternate color: Periwinkle), Eosinophilic Disorders (alternate color: Periwinkle), Inflammatory Breast Cancer

INDIGO BLUE Awareness Ribbons: Targeted Individuals Awareness

KELLY GREEN Awareness Ribbons: Gallbladder / Bile Duct Cancer

LAVENDER Awareness Ribbons: Cancer (general, unspecified), Caregiver Appreciation, Epilepsy (alternate color: Purple), Foster Care, Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis, Infantile Spasms, Rett Syndrome

LIGHT BLUE Awareness Ribbons: Addison's Disease, Behcet's Disease, Chronic Illness, Cushing Syndrome, DiGeorge Sequence, Graves Disease, Hyperaldosteronism, Klinefelter's Syndrome, Lymphedema, Men's Health, Pro Choice, Prostate Cancer, Scleroderma, Shprintzen Syndrome, Spay/Neuter Pets, Thyroid Disease, Trisomy 18, Velo-Cardio Facial Syndrome

LIGHT GREEN Awareness Ribbons: Celiac Disease, Chronic Pelvic Pain, Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), Sexually Transmitted Diseases - STD's

LIME GREEN Awareness Ribbons: Adult Stem Cell Donor, Duchene Muscular Dystrophy, Lyme Disease, Lymphoma, Muscular Dystrophy, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Osteosarcoma, Sandhoff Disease, Support for Adoptees Rights

MARIGOLD, BLUE AND PURPLE Awareness Ribbons: Bladder Cancer

MINT GREEN Awareness Ribbons: Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease, Congenital Hepatic Fibrosis, Genetic Disorders, Ivemark Syndrome

MULTI-COLOR Awareness Ribbons: Multiple Cancers, Autism

ORANGE Awareness Ribbons: Agent Orange, Animal Protection, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), Cultural Diversity, Feed the Nation, Feral Cats, Hunger, Kidney Cancer, Kidney Disease, Leukemia, Motorcycle Safety, Racial Tolerance, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome (RSD)

ORANGE and RED Awareness Ribbons: Kawasaki Disease, Myeloproliferative Disorders, Polycythemia Vera

ORCHID Awareness Ribbons: Testicular Cancer

ORCHID and ORANGE Awareness Ribbons: Eczema, Psoriasis

PEACH Awareness Ribbons: Endometrial Cancer, Uterine Cancer

PEARL Awareness Ribbons: Emphysema, Lung Cancer, Lung Disease, Mesothelioma, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia

PEARL and WHITE Awareness Ribbons: Non-Smoker Lung Cancer

PERIWINKLE Awareness Ribbons: Acid Reflux Disease, Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Eating Disorders, Esophageal Cancer, Gastric Cancer, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Pulmonary Hypertension, Small Intestine Cancer, Stomach Cancer

PINK Awareness Ribbons: Breast Cancer, Nursing Mothers

PINK and BLUE Awareness Ribbons: Amniotic Fluid Embolism, Baby Safe Haven, Birth Defects, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Genital Integrity, Hyperemesis Graviduram, Infant Loss, Infertility, Male Breast Cancer, Miscarriage, Pregnancy Loss, Premature Birth, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), Stillbirth, Twin to Twin Transfusion

PINK and GOLD Awareness Ribbons: Phyllodes Tumors

PINK and TEAL Awareness Ribbons: Hereditary Breast Cancer

PLUM Awareness Ribbons: Cancer Caregivers

PURPLE Awareness Ribbons: 9/11 Victims, Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency, Alzheimer's Disease, Animal Abuse, Anti-Violence, Arnold Chiari Malformation, Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Cancer Survival, Chronic and Intractable Pain, Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, Cystic Fibrosis (CF or 65 Roses), Domestic Violence, Headaches, Homelessness, Leimyosarcoma, Lupus, Macular Degeneration, Migraine Awareness, Mucolipidoses, Mucopolysaccharidoses, No Unattended Kids in Cars, Pancreatic Cancer, Pancreatitis (Chronic), Religious Tolerance, Sarcoidosis, Sjogren's Syndrome, Thyroid Cancer, World Trade Center (WTC) Victims

PURPLE and BLUE Awareness Ribbons: Pediatric Stroke, Rheumatoid Arthritis

PURPLE and BURGUNDY Awareness Ribbons: Chronic Migraines Awareness

PURPLE and TEAL Awareness Ribbons: Domestic Violence (Sexual Assault)

PURPLE and YELLOW Awareness Ribbons: Autoimmune Hepatitis, Chemical Injury, Lupus with Endometriosis

RED Awareness Ribbons: AIDS, Blood Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease, Congestive Heart Failure, Diamond-Blackfan Anemia, Driving Under the Influence (DUI), Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE), Epidermolysis Bullosa, Evans Syndrome, Factor XI Deficiency, Go Red for Women, Heart Disease, Heart Transplant, Hemophilia, High Blood Pressure, HIV, Huffing, Hypertension, Inhalant Abuse, Long Q-T Syndrome, Marfan Syndrome, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), Pierre Robin Sequence, Project Red Flag, Pro Life, Red Ribbon Week Awareness, Rosacea, Sniffing Abuse, Stroke, Substance Abuse, Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT), Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura, Tuberculosis, Von Willebrand's Disease, Wolf-Parkinson-White (WPW)

RED and BLUE Awareness Ribbons: Congenital Heart Defects (CHD), Congenital Heart Disease, Hypo Plastic Left Heart Syndrome, Noonan's Syndrome, Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) Awareness, SADS

RED and WHITE Awareness Ribbons: Aplastic Anemia, Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), Head and Neck Cancer, Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia, Oral Cancer, Squamous Cell Carcinoma

RED and YELLOW Awareness Ribbons: Hepatitis C, HIV / HCV Co-Infection

RED, WHITE and BLUE Awareness Ribbons: Fireworks Safety, National Support, World Trade Center (WTC) Heroes

SILVER Awareness Ribbons: Bell's Palsy, Brain Disabilities, Brain Disorders, Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease, Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI), Disabled Children, Dyslexia, Elderly Abuse, Encephalitis, Neurological Disorders, Niemann-Pick, Parkinson's Disease, Pseudotumor Cerebri, Schizophrenia, Sciatic Pain, VACTERL, Young Onset Parkinsons Association (YOPA)

TEAL Awareness Ribbons: Agoraphobia, Anxiety Disorder, Batten Disease, Cervical Cancer, Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH), Dissociative Identity Disorder, Ectodermal Dysphasia, Food Allergies, Fragile X, Gynecological Cancer, Interstitial Cystitis, Myasthenia Gravis, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Ovarian Cancer, Panic Disorder, Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD), Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, Rape, Sexual Assault

TEAL, PINK and BLUE Awareness Ribbons: Thyroid Cancer

TEAL and YELLOW Awareness Ribbons: Military Sexual Assault

TURQUOISE Awareness Ribbons: Addiction Recovery, Native American Reparation

VIOLET Awareness Ribbons: Hodgkin's Disease, Hodgkin's Lymphoma

WHITE Awareness Ribbons: Adoptee, Adoption, Anti-Child Pornography, Anti-Pornography, Anti-War, Blindness, Bronchial Cancer, Carbon Monoxide Poisoning (alternate color: Yellow), Child Exploitation, Child Sexual Abuse/Assault, Community Support, Congenital Cataracts, Elderly Affairs, Gender Violence, Hereditary Multiple Exostoses (HME or MHE), Hernia, Holocaust Remembrance, Hope and Support, Innocence, Internet Safety, Lung Cancer, Molestation Survivor, On-Line Sexual Predator Awareness, Opposition to the War, Osteoporosis, Postpartum Depression, Retinoblastoma, Right to Life, Scoliosis, Stalking, Student Sexual Assault, Teen Pregnancy Prevention, Victims of Terrorism

YELLOW Awareness Ribbons: Adenosarcoma, Adoptive Parents, Amber Alert, Bone Cancer, Bone Disease, Canadian Cancer Society, Chondrosarcoma, Complementary / Alternative Medicine, Deployed Soldiers, Endometriosis, Equality, Ewings Sarcoma, Gulf War, Hydrocephalus, Missing Children, Myxoid Liposarcoma, Osteosarcoma, Obesity, Remembrance, Sarcoma, Spina Bifida, Suicide, Troop / Military Support

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