Taste of Tequila, Splash of Charity
GHA Tequila and Margarita Tasting
Thursday, August 19
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
(this is an outdoor event)
6655 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, MO 63139
All proceeds from GHA’s Tequila Tasting fundraiser will benefit educational scholarships for our members with a bleeding disorder.
2- Sunny’s Specialty Margaritas
Tickets are $50 in advance, $60 day of the event register here!
*must be 21 years of age, space is limited
Questions (314) 482-5973 firstname.lastname@example.org
An Introduction to Bleeding Disorders
Hemophilia is primarily an inherited disease that does not allow blood to clot properly. There is a deficiency in the body of the necessary proteins, also called clotting factors, needed to stop bleeding. Hemophilia A is the deficiency of clotting factor VIII and affects about 1 in 10,000 males. Hemophilia B is the deficiency of clotting factor IX and affects about 1 in 60,000 males.
Von Willebrands is also an inherited disease that does not allow blood to clot properly. The missing factor with this disorder is von Willebrand factor and affects 1%-2% of the population. It occurs equally in both males and females.