By Claire Bendtschneider

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Because we love our customers, we decided to give you a guide to our colorful wristbands. Each wristband color has a meaning, and more often than not, they correspond with an awareness topic. Read below to see which meaning and awareness topic corresponds with its color, listed in the order of a rainbow for your convenience.

Red Wristbands

Red wristband represents heart disease, addiction, and much more

Meaning: Passion, energy, ambition. Can also represent anger.

  • Heart Disease/Disorders
  • Addiction/Drug Addiction/Substance Abuse
  • Red Sand Project
  • Red Ribbon Week

Burgundy/Maroon Wristbands

Burgundy wristband represents meningitis, aneurysm, and more.

Light Pink Wristbands

Pink wristband presents breast cancer and women's health.

Meaning: Love and nurturing. Can also be girlish. 

  • Breast Cancer
  • Women’s Health

Hot Pink Wristbands

Hot pink wristband represents inflammatory break cancer, stop gendercide, and more

  • Cleft Palate
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Stop Gendercide

Orange Wristbands

Orange wristband represents ADHD, Kidney Cancer and more.

Meaning: Social communication.

  • Leukemia
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Hunger/World Hunger
  • Poverty
  • Human Rights
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Self-Harm/Self-Injury

Yellow Wristbands

Yellow wristband represents childhood cancer, bone cancer, and more

Meaning: Optimistic and cheerful. Represents the mind.

Black and Yellow Wristbands

black and yellow wristband represent save the bees.

  • Save The Bees

Teal Wristbands

  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • OCD
  • Rape
  • Sexual Assault
  • Tourette Syndrome

Green Wristbands

Green wristband represent liver cancer, eye cancer, and more

Meaning: Balance and growth. Can also represent greed.

  • Liver Cancer
  • Eye Cancer
  • Genocide
  • Natural Disasters
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Global Warming

Light Blue Wristbands

Light blue represent foster care, prostate cancer, and much more

Blue Wristbands

Blue wristbands represent human trafficking, colon cancer, and much more.

Meaning: Spirituality, grace and truth.

Purple Wristbands

Purple wristbands represent lupus, homelessness and much more.

Meaning: Imagination and creativity. Can also mean royalty.

Lavender Wristbands

Lavender wristband represent general or non-designated cancer.

  • General or Non-Designated Cancer

Rainbow Wristbands

Rainbow wristband represents LGBTQ group.

White Wristbands

White wristband represents lung cancer, victim of terrorism, and more

Meaning: Purity and innocence.

  • Lung Cancer
  • International End of Violence Against Women
  • Victims of Terrorism

Gray Wristbands

Gray wristband represents brain cancer, personality disorder and much more.

Meaning: Compromise or indecision. Can be unemotional and detached.

Black Wristbands

Black wristband represents loss of a loved one and more.

Meaning: Mystery, secret, hidden.

  • Skin Cancer/Melanoma
  • Mourning/Loss of a Loved One

Brown Wristbands

Brown wristbands represents anti-smoking and colorectal cancer.

Meaning: Down-to-earth, protection, comfort.

  • Anti-Smoking
  • Colorectal Cancer

Red, White, and Blue Wristbands

Red white and blue wristband represents patriotism and 9-11 memorial.

  • Patriotism
  • 9/11 Memorial


To order your colored wristband, click the button below! In addition, click here if you're interested in learning more information about awareness and how you can create a custom wristband with a message for a certain awareness or cause.

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