2020 Virtual Events
No need to go anywhere! Join us from the comfort of your home on your computer or phone through the Zoom video conference service. The first time you join a Zoom meeting you will be guided through the steps of installing the Zoom app on your computer, tablet, or phone. A camera is not required, but we'd really like to see you! You can also call in if you prefer (audio only).
Please register in advance for individual events. Unless otherwise noted, the registration deadline will be midnight on the day before the scheduled event. If you have any questions, contact the HNC Office at email@example.com or by phone at 919-319-0014.
- Your Hemophilia Treatment Center
Saturday, August 22, 2020 – Saturday, August 22
Hemophilia of North Carolina invites you to a special virtual event with your Hemophilia Treatment Center.
More information and registration.
- VWD Education Day
Saturday, August 29, 2020 – 10:00am-3:30pm
Join Hemophilia of North Carolina for a day just for community members with von Willebrand disease! Learn about the genetics of VWD, VWD through life’s stages, and what treatment options there are for people with VWD. There will also be a fun, interactive activity that you don’t want to miss.
More information and registration.
Previous Virtual Events
- HNC/HSC 2020 Virtual Teen Retreat
Friday, August 7, 2020 – Saturday, August 8
Hemophilia of North Carolina (HNC) and Hemophilia of South Carolina (HSC) are pleased to once again offer the Teen Retreat for ALL teens in the bleeding disorders community – this year to be held virtually! Though this year’s event will look a little different than past years, anyone ages 13-18 who has a bleeding disorder, has a brother or sister with a bleeding disorder, or has a parent with a bleeding disorder is invited to attend! Plus, like other years, you may “bring” a friend (they can login separately)!
- Evento de HNC Unión Latina
Saturday, August 1, 2020 – 1:00pm-2:00 de la tarde
Únase a Hemophilia of North Carolina (HNC), en la comodidad de su casa para un evento de Unión Latina sobre cuidado dental, presentada por el Educador Clínico Bilingüe de Takeda, Patricia Espinosa-Thomson. El cuidado de los dientes desempeña un papel fundamental en el mantenimiento de la salud oral y es particularmente importante para personas con un trastorno sanguíneo. En este programa, aprenderás cόmo cuidarte los dientes, prevenir las caries y otras complicaciones, y prepararte para las visitas al dentista.
- HNC SOAR Education Days
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 – Thursday, July 2
Sessions for this event will include disease-specific information about von Willebrand disease (VWD), hemophilia, and other rare bleeding disorders (including rare factor deficiencies and platelet disorders), treatment as a woman with a bleeding disorder, a fun art therapy session, and time to connect with other women during the women’s rap session.
- Fitness Fun with Dr. Mike
Thursday, June 25, 2020 – 7:00pm-8:00pm
Join us for a special webinar to get you excited for the Charlotte Festival & Walk! The webinar will kick off with a short introduction from GRIFOLS, the Charlotte Festival & Walk Presenting Sponsor, about how plasma is being used in the fight against COVID-19. Then, make sure you have your comfy clothes on because it’ll be time to have some Fitness Fun with Dr. Mike! We’ll get ready for the virtual Charlotte Walk together by doing some strengthening exercises and stretches.
- Virtual Legislative Day
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 – 10:00am-10:30am (check-in)
Advocacy initiatives throughout the day at your leisure (or by appointment with your legislator).
- Evento de HNC Unión Latina
Saturday, June 13, 2020 – 5:00pm-6:00 de la tarde
Únase a Hemophilia of North Carolina (HNC), en la comodidad de su casa para un evento de Unión Latina sobre la atención plena, dirigido por el Educador Clínico Bilingüe de Takeda, Patricia Espinosa-Thomson. La atención plena es una cualidad que todos nosotros poseemos. Puede ser una herramienta importante para ayudarnos a navegar por la vida. Esta presentación explorará la atención plena, cómo puede beneficiar al cuerpo y la mente, y cómo puede promover un estilo de vida más saludable. Usted tendrá la oportunidad de experimentar ejercicios sencillos de atención plena y aprender a empezar a cultivar su práctica personal.
- Advocacy Webinar
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 – 7:00pm-8:00pm
Why is Medicaid expansion important to so many people in North Carolina, especially during the Covid-19 public health crisis? Join us for this informative webinar to learn more about Medicaid Expansion and how you can help ensure that your fellow bleeding disorders community members, as well as so many others across North Carolina can get the care they need.
- HNC Virtual Adult Retreat
Friday, June 5, 2020 – Monday, June 8
We are all staying home in this unprecedented time of social distancing amid COVID-19. But that doesn’t mean that we can’t connect! Hemophilia of North Carolina (HNC) invites you to the 2020 Adult Retreat, to be held in the comfort of your home. Though we can’t get together in the mountains as originally planned, we can still meet virtually for connection, support, and education.
- Challenge Accepted: Laugh!
Thursday, May 21, 2020 – 6:30pm-8:30pm
Join us for a special viewing of the sixth episode of Challenge Accepted: Laugh! Created by Genentech, this Youtube series was inspired by and made especially for the bleeding disorders community. Guest starring Emmy winner and hemophilia advocate Alex Borstein.
- Advocacy Webinar
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 – 7:00pm-8:00pm
Are you prepared to advocate virtually with Hemophilia of North Carolina (HNC) on June 16 during this year’s Virtual Legislative Day? Whether you are already planning to participate, are on the fence, or just want to know what it’s all about, join us on May 13 for a special webinar, The Importance of Connecting with Public Officials.
Special Guest: Senator Jeff Jackson, NC State Senate, District 37.
- Women's Coffee Chat
Saturday, May 9, 2020 – 11:00am
HNC invites moms, women with a bleeding disorder, and caregivers to join us for a Women’s Coffee Chat. Connect with the community through shared stories and conversation.
- HNC Blood Brotherhood
Sunday, May 3, 2020 – 1:00pm-2:30pm
Attention all adult men with a bleeding disorder! Get your body moving with a virtual Tai Chi session led by Rick Starks – also known as the Tai Chi Guy – and then enjoy a "virtual" lunch and time to chat and connect with other guys with a bleeding disorder from across North Carolina. HNC will be able to reimburse $12 per person for lunch. Once you register for the event, HNC will send you instructions on how to register for the Zoom meeting and details about the lunch reimbursement. The Hemophilia Federation is our Program Partner on this event.
- World Hemophilia Day Pizza Party
Friday, April 17, 2020 – 6:30pm
Join Hemophilia of North Carolina (HNC) and Hemophilia of South Carolina (HSC) for a Virtual Pizza Party to celebrate World Hemophilia Day! Help us to "Get+involved" virtually by wearing red, joining us for pizza, and celebrating our community. Order pizza, take a picture of your receipt, and HNC & HSC will reimburse you for the cost of pizza. More details on how to be reimbursed will be provided when you register.
- Kids Virtual Trivia
Saturday, April 4, 2020 – 11:00am-noon
Join HNC for a fun game of Jeopardy. We invite kids and their parents to join us for a fun, Zoom Jeopardy game. When you register, you will be provided with instructions on connecting with us through the Zoom app. Although we can't get together in person, we can still get together and have a great time through Zoom.
- Teen Talk
Friday, April 3, 2020 – 6:00pm-7:00pm
Hemophilia of North Carolina (HNC) and Hemophilia of South Carolina (HSC) are partnering to offer a virtual Teen Talk on Friday, April 3 from 6pm-7pm. This is an opportunity for teens in the community (ages 13-18) to get together virtually through Zoom and connect with one another. This will be a laid back meet-up without an agenda. HNC and HSC recognize the challenges of being a teen in such a unique time and we wanted to offer this way of connectivity for teens in the community. This will be for teens only.
- HNC Coffee Chat
Saturday, March 28, 2020 – 11:00am-noon
Join us for our first virtual event, the HNC Coffee Chat this Saturday at 11:00am. Say "hello", let us know how you are doing, and hear from us about how HNC can support you during the COVID-19 outbreak. Feel free to jump on/off as your schedule allows.