Can’t tell a cause without a scorecard

orangeawarenesspin.jpgCan’t tell a cause without a scorecard

: I don’t know how, but I came across this handy-dandy chart decoding the colors of all the many ribbons we see these days not just on lapels but, magnetically, on the backs of every other car on the road:

Black: Anti-gang, Melanoma, Mourning, In Memoriam

Brown: Colorectal Cancer

Burgundy: Hospice Care, Multiple Myeloma

Dark Blue: Child Abuse, Water Quality, Crime Victim Rights, Arthritis

Gold: Childhood Cancer

Gray / Grey: Urban Violence, Brachial Plexus, Brain Cancer, Diabetes Awareness

Green: Ecology,Environment, Organ Donor, Ovarian Cancer, Missing Children,

Leukemia, Childhood Depression, Bone Marrow Donation, Lyme’s Disease, Tissue Donation, Worker Safety, Lymphoma, Glaucoma,

Light Blue: Prostate Cancer, Scleroderma, Trisomy 18

Light Violet/Lavender: Hodgkin’s Disease, General Cancers, Epilepsy, Rett Syndrome, Gynecological Cancer

Off Pink: Bone Osteoporosis

Orange: Racial Tolerance, Cultural Diversity, Feed the Nation, Highway Safety, Hunger, Leukemia, Lupus

Orchid: Testicular Cancer

Pearl: Lung Cancer, Multiple Sclerosis

Periwinkle Blue: Eating Disorders, Pulmonary Hypertension

Pink: Cancer, Breast Cancer, Birth Parents

Purple: Violence, Children with Disabilities, Domestic Violence, Pancreatic Cancer, Alzheimer’s, Crohn’s & Colitis, Cystic Fibrosis, Fibromyalgia, Leimyosarcoma, Lupus

Red: HIV/Aids, DUI Awareness, Substance Abuse, Epidermolysis Bullosa, Lymphoma

Teal: Ovarian Cancer, Substance Abuse

White: Right to Life, Alzheimer’s, Adoptee, Diabetes, Student Sexual Assault

Child Exploitation and Abuse, Retinal Blastoma

Yellow: Come Home, POW/MIA, Support, Equality, Endometriosis, Adoptive Parent,

Suicide, Spina Bifada, Missing Children, Troop Support

I think mauve and taupe are still available. Causes, anyone?

: Thanks to commenter Andy: A car covering all the ribbon bases.