The awareness ribbon color for all leukodystrophies, including Krabbe disease, is Navy Blue.
The month of September is Leukodystrophies Awareness Month, and World Leukodystrophies Day is on the Last Saturday in September.
In Pennsylvania House Resolution 484 names January 15th as Krabbe Disease Awareness Day.
In the United States, Krabbe disease affects about 1 in 100,000 individuals. A higher incidence (6 cases per 1,000 people) has been reported in a few isolated communities in Israel.
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