Most commonly associated with the fight against AIDS and HIV, this red ribbon also is a symbol for heart disease, stroke, substance abuse, MADD, DARE, Epidermolysis Bullosa, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy and love.
The yellow awareness ribbon is often seen to support our troops overseas, but it is also a symbol for MIA/POW, suicide prevention, adoptive parents, amber alerts, bladder cancer, spina bifida, endometriosis, and a general symbol for hope. A yellow ribbon with a heart is used to represent the survivors left behind after a suicide.
One of the most well-known awareness ribbons, most commonly associated with breast cancer awareness campaigns, this pink ribbon is also a symbol for birth parents, and childhood cancer awareness.
CLARET OR BURGUNDY
This ribbon colour is a symbol of brain aneurysm, Caesarean section (worn upside down), headaches, haemangioma, vascular malformation, hospice care, multiple myeloma, William’s syndrome, Thrombophilia, Antiphospholid Antibody Syndrome, and adults with disabilities
This ribbon colour is a symbol of pancreatic cancer, testicular cancer, thyroid cancer, domestic violence, ADD, Alzheimer’s, religious tolerance, animal abuse, the victims of 9/11 including the police and fire fighters, Crohn’s disease and colitis, cystic fibrosis, lupus, leimyosarcoma, and fibromyalgia
This ribbon colour is a symbol for general cancer awareness. It can also be a symbol for epilepsy, and rett syndrome.
This ribbon colour is a symbol of drunk driving, child abuse, Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI), dystonia, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), alopecia, Education, Epstein-Barr Virus, Save the Music, colon cancer, colorectal cancer, and anti-tobacco – particularly anti-second hand smoke .
This ribbon colour is a symbol of arthritis, child abuse prevention, victim’s rights, free speech, water quality, and water safety
This ribbon colour is a symbol of childhood cancer prostate cancer, and scleroderma
This ribbon colour is a symbol for ovarian, cervical, and uterine cancers as well as sexual assault, polycystic ovarian syndrome, and tsunami victims all over the world.
This ribbon colour is a symbol of childhood depression, missing children, open records for adoptees, environmental concerns, kidney cancer, tissue/organ donation, homeopathy, and worker and driving safety
This ribbon colour is a symbol of leukaemia, hunger, cultural diversity, humane treatment of animals, and self-injury awareness.
This ribbon colour is a symbol of innocence, victims of terrorism, violence against women, peace, right to life, bone cancer, adoptees, and retinal blastoma
This ribbon colour is a symbol for emphysema, lung cancer, mesothelioma, and multiple sclerosis
This ribbon colour is a symbol of mourning, melanoma, and gang prevention
This ribbon colour is a symbol of diabetes, asthma, and brain cancer
This ribbon colour is a symbol for children with disabilities, Parkinson’s disease, and mental illnesses such as severe depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and anxiety disorders.
This ribbon colour is a symbol for childhood cancer