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 Monday, September 5 in observance of Labor Day.  
      Thank You!

      Please leave us a message or email info@hemosocal.org and we will return your message asap!


    • June 25


      Western Themed 8th Annual Bleeding Disorders Walk

      Thank you to all who attended and supported our walk!  Big thanks to our Gold Sponsor, CVS Specialty Pharmacy and our Silver Sponsors: BioRx, Brothers Specialty Pharmacy, Aptevo, Advantage Infusion Care, Soleo Health, Novo Nordisk and CSL Behring! 


    • 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!


    • 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. 14. 


      2nd Annual Educational Symposium

      Your one stop shop to get ready for school! JOIN HFSC and Childrens Hospital LA with Center for Inherited Blood Disorders (CIBD), City of Hope (COH) and Orthopaedic Treatment Center (OTC) to 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, and attorneys.  Children will have an opportunity to "shop" for their free school supplies and backpacks and receive youth manicures.  Get a child ID kit from the Polly Klaas Foundation and hear from the PACER National Bullying Center.  For community members and their immediate family only. THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT: please call the office to be added to the waitlist.


    • August 20


      Blood Brothers/Dads in Action Gone Fishin'! 

      Hemophilia Foundation of Southern California in partnership with Hemophilia Federation of America (HFA) invite you to a Blood Brotherhood/Dads in Action Joint Event:GONE FISHIN'!Join us as we fish for trout and then test our culinary skills by grilling up our fish at the on-site grill in our private bungalow.  Bring your favorite seasoning to share and we'll provide the sides!  Bring your own fishing rod or a bamboo pole will be provided for you.  Fish bait is free!  HFA guest speaker Sharon Meyers will present "Don’t Be Scared, Be Prepared: Creating a Family Emergency Plan"Space is extremely limited and only open to adults 18+ with bleeding disorders or dads/father figures with their children who have bleeding disorders (ages 2+).  Register here: https://hfafishing.eventbrite.com (copy and paste into browser)


    • 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! All are invited! Join us for a an amazing day of games, food, education and crafts!  We'll be having a sports clinic and food from the HABIT truck. We'll continue the celebration by attending the Dodgers game together!  Free "Los Dodgers" t-shirt to everyone who attends. Free baseball for all youth (get them autographed at La Gran Fiesta: pregame celebration) For ALL community members and their immediate family only.  Elysian Park, Los Angeles.  Register here: https://hispanicdaysocal.eventbrite.com (copy into browser).


    • 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! Free registration is available to bikers.  Email info@hemosocal.org for a registration code.


    • 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,


      Holiday Party, Santa Barbara

      Join us on Dec. 3 for a celebration!  More information to come!


    • Dec. 10


      Holiday Party

      Join us on Dec. 10th for our Snowflake Festival and Holiday Luncheon to be held at the beautiful Lagunita Waterfront Pavilion, Hotel Maya, Long Beach.


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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