Aug 07

Infusion Support for Caregivers of Patients with Bleeding Disorders

Location: Mary Jane's Burgers
102 N. Jackson, Perryville, MO 63775
6:30 p.m.

An overview focusing on infusion techniques and best practices caregivers can use when dealing with challenges faced by their loved ones that are affected by a bleeding disorder.    

GHA Invites You to Attend An Educational Program

Featuring Joe Schuch, Patient Affairs Liaison Event Flyer

Monday, August 7, 2017 @ 6:30 p.m. Dinner and Presentation @

RSVP by August 1 to: GHA (314) 482-5973 or

Sponsored by:

Aug 17

Wine Tasting Fundraiser

Location: Farotto's Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria
9525 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63119
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

tasting-wine Farottos logo



GHA will hold a wine tasting event on Thursday, August 17. All proceeds from this event will benefit our educational scholarship fund for our members with a bleeding disorder who are furthering their education. 

Click here to register.


Aug 18

Educational Dinner

6:00 p.m.

More info soon!

Aug 22

The Blood Brotherhood Program

Location: AT&T Rooftop
700 Clark Street
7:15 p.m. - Game Time (doors open at 5:45 p.m.)


Seats are limited and are on a first come first serve basis.

RSVP to: GHA (314) 482-5973 or

This event is provided by HFA’s Blood Brotherhood Program. Blood Brotherhood is supported in part by a charitable donation from Shire, CDC Collaborative Partners, and CVS Specialty.


The Blood Brotherhood program is for adult men, 18 & up, diagnosed and living with a bleeding disorder. Event Flyer


Aug 24-26

NHF’s 69th Annual Meeting

Location: Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 East Wacker Drive Chicago, Illinois, USA, 60601

When nearly 3,000 people gather in one place at one time they constitute a united front. That’s what will happen at NHF’s 69th Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL, when kids and adults with bleeding disorders and their families, physicians and researchers, HTC providers, chapter staff and volunteers, and industry partners all congregate in Chicago, IL August 24-26, 2017. Scholarship Application


NHF’s 69th Annual Meeting Info


Sep 09


Location: Tower Tee Driving Range
6727 HEEGE RD – Afton, MO 63123
12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

GHA invites you to come enjoy a day of fun, education, family and friends!!!

Enjoy delicious BBQ, drive golf balls, play miniature golf, and receive batting practice & hitting instruction from Gettin’ in the Game athlete Pete Dyson.          Event Flyer


Sponsored by: CSL Behring and NCHS 

Sep 25

Tee off 4 Hemophilia

Location: The Legends
625 Legends Parkway Eureka, MO 63025
10:00 a.m. Registration / 11:00 a.m. Lunch / 12:00 p.m. Shotgun Start

This golf tournament is the main fundraiser supporting GHA activities.  The money raised at this tournament will be used to fund the programs and services throughout the year to people affected by bleeding disorders. GHA hosts conferences, funds research, supports advocacy, provides educational scholarships, emergency financial assistance, dental assistance, bleeding disorder camp, support groups for men, women, and teens, as well as a youth golf team. Click here for pricing and registration.

The Legends

Lunch provided by pappys

Sep 28-01

Empowering Women with Bleeding and Clotting Disorders Annual Retreat

Location: Camp Allen in Navasota, Texas
18800 FM 362 Navasota, Texas 77868

This annual event is through Great Plains Region, allows women and girls to participate in several educational sessions, entertaining and relaxing activities, all while enjoying time together and some well earned “me” time.  The weekend will provide the perfect opportunity for rekindling existing friendships as well as creating new ones.

Transportation, lodging, and meals are provided to all attendees.  The only cost to attendees is a small registration fee of $50 per person. Retreat registration will be open to females ages 18 and up who have been formally diagnosed with a bleeding or clotting disorder.  Camp registration will be open to females ages 12 – 17 who have been formally diagnosed with one of the following diagnoses: Von Willebrand’s Disorder, Congenital Thrombophilia, Hemophilia, Platelet Disorder, or Rare Bleeding Disorder.  All attendees must reside in one of the eight states in the Great Plains region (Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa).  The women’s retreat and girl’s camp are held concurrently on the same property however they will be at different locations on the property.  All girls camp attendees are required to have a female parent or chaperone attend the women’s retreat. Space is limited so we encourage all interested females to register early.

If you should require any additional information, or have any questions/concerns, please feel free to contact the names below.

Melissa Reifke                                                                         Hannah Somerville

Women’s Retreat Director                                                     Girl’s Camp Director

281-686-7020                                                                          316-665-9370                                    

Oct 01

GHA Membership Meeting

Location: Kilroy's
720 S. 7th Street, St. Louis, MO 63102
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The members of GHA are invited to gather for an update on GHA, education, getting to know one another, and fun while developing community. After the membership meeting registered attendees will receive a complimentary ticket to the Milwauke Brewers / St. Louis Cardinals baseball game.  at 2:15 p.m. Tickets include a voucher for a hot dog & soda at the game. Event Flyer

RSVP by Sep 15 314-482-5973 or

*This program is for consumers and caretakers of people living with a bleeding disorder within the GHA service area.

Space is limited and tickets will be distributed on a first come first serve basis.

Attendees must attend the membership meeting to receive a complimentary ticket to the baseball game.

Parking will NOT be provided for this event.

Oct 07

Blood and Thunder

Location: HIGH RIDGE VFW POST 6516
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Registration


To Benefit


$15 ENTRY, $5 EXTRA PASSENGER (all vehicles welcome)





TEE-SHIRTS to the first 50 drivers


 Click here to register! Questions call (314) 482-5973

Event Flyer

Nov 03-05

Gettin’ in the Game Junior National Championship

GHA has been invited to send two individuals with a bleeding disorder between the ages of 7-18 to the Gettin’ in the Game event which will take place November 3 – 5, in Phoenix, AZ. The event will include competitions in baseball, golf and swimming. Selected nominees will receive hotel and airfare for themselves and one parent or guardian. Throughout the weekend, participants will have the opportunity to attend educational sessions to learn more about bleeding disorders and the importance of physical fitness and healthy lifestyles. Participants will also learn the fundamentals of golf, baseball, and swimming, proper stretching techniques, and the importance of safety on and off the field.

To be eligible for nomination by GHA, participants must have a bleeding disorder, be between the ages of 7-18, and live in the GHA service area (i.e. southern Illinois, eastern Missouri). All applications must be submitted by Friday, September 1, 2017.

For more information click here. GHA Scholarship Application !

Nov 04

Trivia Night

Location: The Pavilion at Lemay
305 Gregg Road (In Jefferson Barracks Park) St. Louis, MO 63125
7:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:00) to 10:30 p.m.

Reserve your table NOW! Advance registration and payment is REQUIRED

$200 per table of eight ($25/person, individual seats are available)

 Beer, soda and snacks provided    Event Flyer  Click here to register

For more information contact or call (314) 482-5973.

Dec 17

GHA Holiday Party

Location: Magic House
516 S Kirkwood Rd, St Louis, MO 63122
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Magic House

Event Flyer

RSVP to or (314) 482-5973