Creating Connections in Our Community
Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation (GLHF) supports adults and children living with bleeding disorders and their families with events that bring our community together. Our full calendar of events offers the chance to build connections, share stories and information and avoid feelings of isolation that often accompany a chronic disease. Our supportive community opens the door to opportunities and friendships that help our clients live full and rich lives.
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Wisconsin Bleeding Disorders Conference
The annual Wisconsin Bleeding Disorders Conference is an opportunity for individuals and families to gather information through educational sessions, meet with healthcare and industry professionals, and form important connections with others in the Wisconsin bleeding disorders community. Come expand your network and and find solutions to ease the challenges of living with a bleeding disorder.
Learn more and register for the next conference.
National Hemophilia Foundation Bleeding Disorders Conference
The National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF)’s Bleeding Disorders Conference (formerly the Annual Meeting) enables the bleeding disorders community to come together and exchange information on a wide variety of topics, from the basics of hemophilia and von Willebrand disease to the latest research breakthroughs and new drug therapies. Join us for educational sessions, networking opportunities, and our awards luncheon, and our exciting final night event. Childcare is available for children under 12 years old.
Adult Networking Events
Common Grounds Community Coffees
Coming to a coffee shop near you – Common Grounds Community Coffees. Meet others living with a bleeding disorders from our community to share experiences and connect over a cup of joe.
Check the events calendar to find a Common Grounds meeting near you.
GLHF is excited to bring bleeding disorders education to your home with its new Webinar Series. Webinars will be followed by a Community Roundtable discussion.
Check the events calendar for upcoming Educational Webinars.
Virtual Community Roundtables
We’re keeping the community connected and taking the popular Community Roundtable discussions virtual! These informal conversations will allow us to come together and chat about challenging situations we are all going through. Attendees are encouraged to share stories and experiences to help us stay connected.
Check the events calendar for upcoming Community Roundtables.
Rise and shine! Grab your breakfast or coffee and come learn something new before noon! Sunday Symposiums will feature presentations on various topics of interest of the community, and coffee is on us!
Check the events calendar for upcoming Sunday Symposiums.
Virtual Happy Hours
Come relax, unwind and join GLHF and Milwaukee’s Best Bloody competitors and partners, as we go live on Facebook for Virtual Happy Hours! You’ll learn how to make an easy cocktail with ingredients commonly found at home and how to make one of their specialty drinks you can come and enjoy at their bar safely socially distanced! Bars and restaurants will also give updates on their menus, hours, re-opening plans and new safety measures.
Check the Events Calendar for our next Virtual Happy Hour.
Events for Families
Community Night at Miller Park
Join us as we celebrate World Hemophilia Day at Miller Park. The evening starts with a true Wisconsin tailgate party, where you’ll meet other families in the community and share food, beverages and fun. Then, we head into Miller Park to cheer on the Milwaukee Brewers from our own section.
Total Wellness Tuesday
Join GLHF on Tuesdays at 6PM via Zoom for free classes aimed at keeping you healthy, fit and well! Classes are different each week and include yoga, seated meditation, healthy eating, stretching and more! Registration is required and can be found on our Events Calendar under each week’s event.