Awareness Photo Gallery

See our Histio Warriors in action! Check out images from past successes with Histiocytosis Awareness Month, Rare Disease Day, and more. Click on the appropriate link below to view that section. If you have any photos and stories to share, please send them to outreach@histio.org.



2013 Awareness Month

These pictures were submitted in honor of Histiocytosis Awareness Month. If you would like to submit your own pictures please send them, along with a brief description, to outreach@histio.org.

Warrior Brenda's Awesome Awareness Truck Decal

Histio Warrior Brenda had this awesome Warrior decal added to her truck. Now she is spreading awareness and representing all Histio Warriors wherever she goes! (Click for full size image)
Warrior Chase Histio Awareness Stand

Histio Warrior Chase sets up a Histio Awareness stand near his home where he sells kool aid, "Histio Sucks" lollipops and other goodies to support the Association's outreach, awareness and research efforts. We love your fighting spirit, Chase!

Histio Warrior Logan Sells Bracelets at Craft Fair

Histio Warrior Logan Sells Awareness Bracelets at Local Craft Fair

Histio Warrior Logan makes and sells his own awareness bracelets (which can also be found in our eStore) in pursuit of a cure for histiocytosis! Picture is Logan with his family and friends at a local craft fair where he also sold his bracelets and handed out awareness brochures and lollipops - keep up the great work, Logan!

Histio Warrior Charne Awareness Day in South Africa

 

Histio Warrior Charne held an Awareness Day at her office in South Africa! Her coworkers all sported their Histio Awareness Gear and had educational sessions on histiocytosis. Great job, Charne!

Histio Warrior Andi Painted Nails with Histio Awarness Ribbons

Histio Warrior Andi painted her nails with Histio Awareness Ribbons in honor of Histiocytosis Awareness Month and her brother Joey, who was diagnosed with LCH. We love them, Andi!

Histio Warrior Kaitlin Sells Awareness Bracelets for Histiocytosis

Histio Warrior Kaitlin designed her own awareness bracelets that she sells to raise funds and awareness for histiocytosis! Check out her blog to learn more about her bracelets.

Histio Warrior Brock Educates his Kindergarten Class About Histiocytosis

Histio Warrior Brock educated his entire Kindergarten class about histiocytosis. Pictured is Brock (front and center) with his entire class and teacher showing off their Histio Awareness bracelets! Awesome job, Brock! (click to see full size image)

Alright Junior Supports Histiocytosis Awareness Month

Philly Rock Trio "Alright Junior" asked their fans and the public to support Histiocytosis Awareness Month. See their post for Histiocytosis Awareness Month here. Thanks guys!

Histio Warrior Gina Blog for Awareness Month

Histio Warrior Gina writes a great blog called "Raising2tweens." Check out her thought-provoking and touching post for Histiocytosis Awareness Month here. Another great idea for raising awareness!

CN Tower Turns Blue for Histio Awareness Month

For the second year, Teresa Cerar, now President of the Histiocytosis Association of Canada, had the CN Tower lit up blue in honor of Histiocytosis Awareness Month
on September 12, 2013!

County of Santa Clara Proclamation


Histio Warrior Noah and Family with Proclamation


Histio Warrior Noah with his Mom and Aunt
Histio Warrior Noah, along with his Mom, Dad, Aunt and Brother - had September declared as Histiocytosis Awareness Month in the County of Santa Clara, CA! Awesome job Noah!
   
2013 Gonzales Texas Proclamation

Histio Warrior Pam had the Mayor of Gonzales, Texas, declare September as Histiocytosis Awareness Month. Great job Pam!
Nic Alioto with West Allis School Board Vice President and Superintendent

Histio Warrior Nic (pictured center with West Allis School Board Vice President - left, and Superintendent - right) was also recognized for his hard work spreading the word during Histiocytosis Awareness Month. Nic had the city of West Allis AND the entire state of Wisconsin officially declare September as Histiocytosis Awareness Month (see below). Awesome job, Nic! (click to see full size image)

Mayor of West Allis WI Proclamation          Governor of WI Proclamation

Histio Warrior Nic and his mom, Teresa, had the Mayor of West Allis, WI and the Governor of WI declare September as Histiocytosis Awareness Month!
Way to go!

   



Haysville Fall Festival Parade

Donata Ward, Histio Warrior and Advocate, gathered her family and friends and participated in the 2012 Haysville Fall Festival Parade in Haysville, Kansas, to raise awareness for histiocytosis. Way to go!

Haysville Fall Festival group

People of all ages showed their support for
Histiocytosis Awareness! 

Haysville Fall Festival Supporters of All Ages

It’s all smiles and fun at the 2012 Haysville Fall
Festival Parade in Haysville, KS.

Haysville Fall Festival Parade

Whether on foot or on wheels, you can raise awareness
for histiocytic disorders!

Do you know histio Do you know Histio?
Haysville Fall Festival I do I do I do I Do! I Do! I Do!


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2012 Awareness Month

These pictures were submitted in honor of Histiocytosis Awareness Month. If you would like to submit your own pictures please send them, along with a brief description, to outreach@histio.org.

2012 Awareness Month - Michelle Merrill "I was diagnosed with HLH in December 2011 at 37 years old.
This shows me before diagnosis, during chemo and currently
while on immunosuppressive treatment." 
~Michelle Merrill


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2011 Awareness Month

These pictures were submitted in honor of Histiocytosis Awareness Month. If you would like to submit your own pictures please send them, along with a brief description, to outreach@histio.org.

wearing their Histio t-shirts in honor of their brother Daniel Garza who passed away in 2009. Sisters wearing their Spread the Word t-shirts in memory of
their brother, Histio Warrior Daniel Garza
(who passed away on March 27, 2009.)
Pictured is Jennifer Gaston and the mayor of St. Marys, Ohio on September 12, 2011. Jennifer had the mayor officially declare September as Histiocytosis Awareness Month in St. Marys. Great job Jennifer! Pictured is Jennifer Gaston and the mayor of St. Marys, Ohio,
on September 12, 2011. Jennifer had the mayor officially declare September as Histiocytosis Awareness Month in
St. Marys. Great job, Jennifer!
Anish and his family had the mayor of San Jose, California, Chuck Reed, sign a Proclamation officially declaring September as Histiocytosis Awareness Month. Great job Anish!

Anish and his family had the mayor of San Jose, California,
Chuck Reed, sign a proclamation officially declaring
September as Histiocytosis Awareness Month.
Great job, Anish!

Here is a picture of 3 year old Histio Warrior, Hunter and his entire family showing their support by wearing their Histio Awareness Bracelets. Hunter was diagnosed with LCH on October 1, 2010 and just finished his 52nd week of chemotherapy. Here is a picture of Histio Warrior Hunter and his entire family showing their support by wearing their Histio Awareness bracelets. Hunter was diagnosed with LCH on
October 1, 2010.
Grandma shows her support by wearing her Histio Awareness Bracelet for her granddaughter, Leia

Grandma shows her support by wearing her Histio
Awareness bracelet for her granddaughter, Leia.



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2010 Awareness Month

Here is a sampling of successful ideas developed by members of the Histiocytosis Association in 2010 to raise awareness and funding in their local communities.


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