9th Annual Bleeding Disorders Awareness Day

You are Invited!


Dinner and Training February 26, 2023
Are you concerned about the future of your healthcare? Have you experienced a co-pay accumulator/maximizer? Join us on Sunday night for dinner & training to understand current legislation and gain confidence to tell your story to elected officials.

Awareness Day February 27th, 2023
Keeping our elected officials informed of the struggles facing people who live with a bleeding disorder is a challenge PNWBD faces constantly. Our voice needs to be heard and understood at the Capitol in Salem. Join us for a day of education and informing our elected officials of the needs we have in the bleeding disorders community.

Email info@pnwbd.org to register or for more information.

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Pacific Northwest Bleeding Disorders distributes an informational newsletter once each quarter of the year. Visit the link to access our latest newsletter!


Crooked Branch Scholarship

Pacific Northwest Bleeding Disorders is pleased to offer an Educational Grant for national meetings of either Hemophilia Federation of America or National Hemophilia Foundation. Thanks to the member Kevin Finkle, aka Crooked Branch who founded the Crooked Branch Scholarship Fund, PNWBD has the ability to support an individual with a bleeding disorder and a traveling companion (either a significant other or child) to attend one of these meetings.

Email info@pnwbd.org for more information, eligibility and/or an application.

Become A Member

PNWBD is a volunteer organization dedicated to providing education and support to families affected by bleeding disorders. Fill out the member information form online or fill out the paper pdf form and become part of this dynamic foundation. By supplying your information, you will be notified of upcoming events, programs specific to your diagnosis, and support services. Join our community! Membership is FREE for people with bleeding disorders and their immediate family members.

PNWBD About Us

PNWBD serves people living with Hemophilia, von Willebrand Disease, and other rare bleeding disorders. Our service area includes Oregon and the counties of SW Washington. We provide education, advocacy, and many other services to help our members manage their disease and improve their quality of life.

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What We Do

Pacific Northwest Bleeding Discorders enhances the quality of life for individuals with bleeding disorders and their families through advocacy, assistance, outreach, education and research support.


Our educational opportunities offer a wide variety of presentations including such topics as medical treatments, self-infusion, insurance issues, legislative challenges, coping skills and mental health.

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PNWBD monitors legislation that affects the bleeding disorders community and advocates for changes in policy when needed. You have the power to impact the future of your own access to better treatment and care through your own advocacy.

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PNWBD proudly hosts two annual fundraisers. In spring we hold the annual Unite walk for bleeding disorders. And in fall we host our annual Shooting for the Stars Auction.

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YETI, one of the strongest programs in the world of bleeding disorders across the US, is an experiential train-the-trainer weekend conference created by PNWBD.

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