Mission: To provide education and support for people with bleeding disorders and their family and friends.

Hemophilia of Iowa Announces

“Gettin’ in the Game”
Essay Contest!

Winners will receive a FREE trip to Phoenix, AZ to participate in a professional sports clinic.
November 3-5 2017

  • Do you like swimming, baseball or golf?
  • Are you between the ages of 7 and 18 with a bleeding disorder?
  • Would you like to participate in sports clinics hosted by professional athletes? There will be competitions, educational sessions that focus on safety techniques, and having fun with new friends.
  • Would your parent or caregiver (one chaperone) be willing to take the trip with you?
  • If you answered YES to these questions we invite you to submit your essay to the contest!

Essay Details:
One page, handwritten or typed, single spaced essay. Tell us your story! Share how living with a blood disorder impacts your everyday life and your participation in sports and school activities.  Lastly, tell us why you would want to learn more about Swimming, Golf or Baseball (pick one).  

Please note:
If you have already attended this event in the past years you may still submit an essay; however, preference will be given to those who have not previously attended.

Essay must be Emailed or submitted online or before September 4th 2017

We know this is short notice… so get busy!

Family applying must be a
2017 HOI Member and be willing to send a photo and recap of your event for our BloodLine newsletter within 30 days of returning.


If you have any questions email Hanna Beary, Fundraising Specialist: h.beary@hemoophiliaofiowa.org 

Hemophilia of Iowa 2017 Membership:

​Become a member of Hemophilia of Iowa and benefit yourself and others. Enjoy multiple events throughout the year.

 Essay Contest