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Sport Purple for Platelets Day (5)


Here are some photos from the 2011 Sport Purple for Platelets Day, which was on September 30th.
(You may click any image below to view a slideshow)

Videos


BLOOD SISTERS ON ELLEN
Help Melissa and Kristin raise awareness about ITP. ITP affects 10 times as many people as hemophilia yet no one knows about it. Young kids get bullied and teased because ITP gives them bruises and they cannot engage in childhood activities. Melissa and Kristin want to get on The Ellen DeGeneres Show to help raise awareness. Please share this video with friends, family, and on The Ellen DeGeneres Show facebook page!

 


ITP AWARENESS 2014 VIDEO

 


I Have ITP!: What Teens Want YOU to Know

Get in the Game!

Click the link below for information and resources that will prepare you to support ITP Awareness MonthSM and Sport Purple for Platelets DaySM.

ITP Awareness Month     Sport Purple for Platelets Day

 

ITP Awareness MonthSM and Sport Purple for Platelets DaySM have been an outstanding success in past years!

Thank you to everyone who "Got in the Game" and participated and/or donated in support of ITP awareness and PDSA.

View Photo Gallery

 

Results of PDSA’s Fundraising Efforts and ITP Awareness Month Initiatives

  • The combined fundraising efforts raised more than $350,000 for PDSA programs and research fund
  • Walk/Run locations in 12 cities with 17 events
  • Awareness Month generated media coverage across the globe and considerably raised public awareness for ITP
     ▶ 20 newspaper articles including stories in the UK and India
     ▶ 4 TV feature stories and interviews including Fox, CBS, and NBC
     ▶ Fox & Friends anchors Sported Purple for Platelets on September 30th
  • Over 2,000 “Got Platelets?” awareness bands were distributed in September
  • Over 550 ITP awareness pins were distributed in September
  • Over 23 school information packets were distributed in September
  • Over 2300 educational brochures and pamphlets were distributed in September


Print Media

Read all about how ITP Awareness MonthSM and Sport Purple for Platelets DaySM were recognized throughout the World!




Photos from Sport Purple for Platelets DayTM

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ITP AWARENESS 2014 VIDEO

 


I Have ITP!: What Teens Want YOU to Know

Sport Purple for Platelets DaySM ~ September 26th 2014

Get In The Game!

 

Sport Purple for Platelets DaySM Play Book

(Planning Kit & Resources for Sport Purple for Platelets DaySM)


Ways to Celebrate & Raise Awareness for ITP

1. Organize a Sport Purple for Platelets DaySM at your office, school, or local hospital. Print the Sport Purple for Platelets DaySM  Play Book. Bring it to your Human Resources Director or School Administrator to request their participation in Sport Purple for Platelets DaySM.

Play Book

2. Email your family and friends and ask them to have their offices, schools, and local hospitals participate.

Sample Email

3. Spread the word about Sport Purple for Platelets DaySM on Facebook and Twitter – display the Sport Purple for Platelets DaySM logo on your profile.

Download Sport Purple Day Logo

4. Invite government agencies and private corporations to light office buildings, bridges, etc. in purple on Sport Purple for Platelets DaySM.

Fundraising Ideas

1. Have employees donate $5 to “dress down” on Sport Purple for Platelets DaySM.

2. Organize a dance, golf outing, or other sporting event.

3. Collect pennies for platelets in schools and offices.  Contact Nancy Potthast at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for your collection can kit.

Download the Pennies for Platelets Logo

4. CLICK HERE for a complete list of Fundraising Ideas.

Sport Purple Products

ITP Awareness Ribbon Car Magnet

ITP Awareness Ribbon Car Magnet


ITP Awareness Bracelet

ITP Awareness Bracelet


ITP Awareness Pin

ITP Awareness Pin



Silver ITP Awareness Pin


ITP Guide Book

(Get informed about ITP and platelet disorders)

Learn about ITP, early detection/prevention, diagnosis, and diet/lifestyle suggestions.

Guide Book


Sport Purple for Platelets Day