September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month. All month long, our community of individuals living with sickle cell disease, their caregivers, advocates, healthcare providers, and others come together to bring awareness to the disease.
View some of our most recent media mentions. We’re proud to be featured on local
and national levels, speaking about sickle cell disease.
ISPOR’s Value and Outcomes Spotlight Magazine featured Sick Cells’ President and Co-founder, Ashley Valentine. See the article on page 29.
Sick Cells Co-founder and President is included in PhRMA’s announcement as a speaker for their Fall webinar and workshop series.
Our community has a lot to say. Read up on some personal views and perspective
from Sick Cells’ members and the SCD community.
Alexis Lott is a creative, sickle cell warrior, and staunch advocate for blood donation. She runs her own business as a marketing consultant and women’s minister. Sick Cells chatted with Alexis to learn more about why she is so passionate about blood donation, especially among people of color, and how she gets the word out about her own sickle cell advocacy.
See an event you’re interested in? Join us.
October 6, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The P.O.W.E.R ECHO Project Community Health Worker Training is designed to assist community health workers with resources and education, in order to strengthen their efforts in providing support services for sickle cell disease (SCD) patients. This series hosts monthly virtual sessions.
This month, the topic is “504s & IEPs” Presented by Danina Battle, CHW, Sickle Cell Foundation of Georgia, Inc.
October 8, 2022
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Help increase awareness and raise money for ongoing programs at the Greater Boston Sickle Cell Disease Association. You can walk in person or participate virtually.
Learn More and Register: HERE