The ribbon revolution brought to the public eye the idea of associating specific colors with particular causes. These colors can also be used on quality custom wristbands from Wristband Connection. Select your awareness color, and then customize your wristband with a personalized message. You can add artwork from our extensive image library, or submit your own. There are no minimum order requirements at WristbandConnection.com, and bulk pricing makes awareness color wristbands the perfect tool for fundraising. All our silicone wristbands are durable, comfortable, flexible, non-allergenic, water resistant, eye-catching, and soft.
What does each color symbolize?
Below is a list of some of the most popular wristband colors and some of their most well-known meanings:
Black wristbands: Symbolizes mourning, shows support for people suffering from melanoma, and promotes awareness of gang prevention.
Blue wristbands: Promotes awareness of drunk driving, child abuse, colon cancer (brown is also appropriate), colorectal cancer (brown is also appropriate), anti-tobacco & second hand smoke, dystonia, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), alopecia, Education, Epstein-Barr Virus, and Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI). Was also used to show support for the victims of hurricane Katrina.
Brown wristbands: Well known as an anti-tobacco symbol as well promoting awareness for colon and colorectal cancers (alternative wristband color is blue).
Burgundy wristbands: Symbolic of brain aneurysm, multiple myeloma, William's syndrome, Thrombophilia, Antiphospholid Antibody Syndrome, and adults with disabilities, Cesarean section, headaches, hemangioma, vascular malformation, and hospice care.
Camouflage wristbands: Symbolize support for troops overseas and patriotism.
Dark blue wristbands: Symbolizes support for people with arthritis, child abuse prevention, victim's rights, free speech, water quality, and water safety
Gold wristbands: Promotes awareness of childhood cancer.
Green wristbands: Promotes awareness of eco-friendly practices, , environmental concerns, homeopathy, childhood depression, missing children, open records for adoptees, kidney cancer, and tissue/organ donation.
Grey wristbands: Symbolize support for people with diabetes, asthma, and brain cancer.
Lavender wristbands: Used to promote awareness of epilepsy, rett syndrome, and cancer in general.
Light blue wristbands: Promotes awareness of prostate cancer, Trisomy 18, scleroderma, and childhood cancer (pink or gold is also appropriate).
Multi-colored (rainbow) wristbands:Symbolizes gay pride and support for the GLBT community.
Orange wristbands: Symbolizes support for people battling leukemia or hunger, as well as promoting awareness of cultural diversity, humane treatment of animals, and self-injury.
Pale yellow wristbands: Symbol of spina bifida.
Pearl wristbands: Symbolizes support for people suffering from emphysema, lung cancer, mesothelioma, and multiple sclerosis.
Periwinkle wristbands: Symbolizes awareness of eating disorders and pulmonary hypertension.
Pink and blue combination wristband: Symbolizes support for people coping with miscarriage, stillbirth, and infant death due to SIDS or other causes.
Pink wristbands: Popularly associated with breast cancer awareness, this wristband is also a symbol for birth parents, and sometimes childhood cancer awareness (light blue or gold is also appropriate).
Purple wristbands: Symbolic of pancreatic cancer, testicular cancer, thyroid cancer, lupus, Alzheimer's, domestic violence, ADD/ADHD, animal abuse awareness, religious tolerance, support for the victims of 9/11 including the police and firefighters, Crohn's disease and colitis, cystic fibrosis, leimyosarcoma, and fibromyalgia.
Red wristbands: Commonly associated AIDS and HIV awareness or the campaign against drug abuse, red wristbands are also used to promote awareness of heart disease, stroke, Epidermolysis Bullosa, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, as well as the MADD, and DARE organizations.
Red-white-and-blue wristbands: Symbolizes patriotism, support for the troops, and support for the victims and heroes of 9/11.
Silver wristbands: Promotes awareness of children with disabilities, Parkinson's disease, and mental illnesses such as severe depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and anxiety disorders.
Teal wristbands: Symbolizes support for women with ovarian, cervical, and uterine cancers as well as victims of sexual assault, polycystic ovarian syndrome. Was also used to show support for tsunami victims.
White wristbands: Symbolizes innocence and peace, as well as showing support for the victims of brain injury, bone cancer, retinal blastoma, terrorism, and violence against women. Also a symbol for the right to life movement and for adoptees.
Yellow wristbands: Made popular by Lance Armstrong's LIVESTRONG wristband campaign, the color yellow also stands for supporting our troops, MIA/POW awareness, suicide prevention, adoptive parents, endometriosis, bladder cancer, spina bifida, and amber alerts.