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The National Hemophilia Foundation defines bleeding disorders as a group of disorders that share the inability to form a proper blood clot. They are characterized by extended bleeding after injury, surgery, trauma or menstruation.

We have many programs, educational opportunities, and events to help individuals and their families connect to the South Carolina bleeding disorders community. BDASC also provides networking and support services.

Advocacy is a key component of our mission at BDASC. It is also important to those affected by bleeding disorders in assuring health care needs are being met especially when living with a rare and chronic, lifelong disorder.

The Bleeding Disorders Association of South Carolina (BDASC) welcomes you to register with our non-profit organization allowing us to keep you informed while providing programs and services to you and your family. Become a member today and join our community focused and patient driven organization.


Serving the bleeding disorders community!

The News Infusion

is published quarterly by  Bleeding Disorders Association of South Carolina as an informational service for its members, friends, and affiliations of South Carolina’s bleeding disorder community. The News Infusion provides communication connections, education, and advocacy awareness.READ >

Upcoming Community Connections 

Join us in Columbia as we celebrate World Hemophilia Day together with our South Carolina Bleeding Disorders Community! Learn more and register today.

MAY 31

Join us in Columbia during the National Mental Health Month of May and join the conversations of mental wellness. Registration is required.

JUNE 21- 22

Join the members of the South Carolina Bleeding Disorders Community for the largest educational event of the year; Our Annual Meeting and HELLO Conference. This 2 day event is packed with something for everyone. Register to join us today!

JULY 18 – 22

Time to register for our “Carolina Crew” Teen Retreat in North Carolina! Be sure to register today as space is limited.

Support Group activities and Fundraisers
March 1 – April 17

Join us during the many events we offer during our Red Tie Campaign to raise funds and awareness of bleeding disorders. Make a donation and help ius reach our Goal of 5,000.00 to support our advocacy efforts!

Make your commitment to get involved today! Thank you

MAY 11
STEP for Bleeding Disorders Walk

Join us for our STEP for Bleeding Disorders Walk in Columbia as we raise funds to support our community. Learn more on our website page and register today!

MAY 25
Women and Girls Support Connections

Join us for our women and girls support group brunch and learn day out! We will enjoy a wonderful brunch with a presentation and conversations on women and girls with bleeding disorders then head over to our support group activity.  Register today!

Upcoming Virtual Events & Meetings
April 22

Calling all volunteers for the STEP! Come together on Monday at 7pm and check out how you can be involved in the walk and volunteer! Thank you for your service!

How can we help?

BDASC, formerly Hemophilia of South Carolina, was founded in 1973 by a group of parents interested in promoting awareness, providing group support, and assisting other national hemophilia organizations. The organization for 42 years existed as all-volunteer; providing programs and education, support, and advocacy for access to care at the state’s capitol. Today, BDASC serves all 46 counties in the state, currently providing education and support services to over 1000 individual members and their families now in 39 counties. BDASC provides the most current information and education in topics related to bleeding disorders, treatment therapies, insurance, and advocacy. BDASC relies on a strong volunteer base of it’s board of directors and members. Without our volunteers, we could not serve our mission.

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We Care About Your Mental Health!

Mental health care matters. It is important to maintain our mental health as well as we maintain our physical health. Learn about some resources and tools from National Bleeding Disorder Organizations, National Mental Health Organizations, as well as some South Carolina focused groups to help support your mental well-being.

We Support advancing Research For revolutionizing treatments and health care 

Bleeding Disorders Association of South Carolina community members had a direct voice in the development of the priorities for research by participating in focus groups, hosting community voices summits, and BDASC executive director, Sue Martin participated throughout the entire project and is a co-author of the final published manuscript of the National Research Blueprint.

We rely on the Support from our community

There are many ways you can make in a difference in the lives of those affected by bleeding disorders. 

volunteers are our lifeline to the future

let us help you find a home in our organization!

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2023 Par for the Clot Fundraiser helps to raise the awareness for bleeding disorders.