Sport Purple for Platelets Day is observed in September and sponsored by the Platelet Disorder Support Association.
Sport Purple for Platelets Day and September call attention to National ITP Awareness Month. ITP is a disease characterized by low platelets that ranges in severity from mild to life threatening. Thrombocytopenia (low platelet count) in some patients will be asymptomatic, while others will have bleeding symptoms.
Sport Purple for Platelets Day Sponsor:
Platelet Disorder Support Association
To learn more, visit http://www.pdsa.org
The awareness color for Platelet Donation is Black and Gold.