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South Central PA Sickle Cell Council

South Central PA Sickle Cell Council Please check back often for Special Event UPDATES that support our Sickle Cell Cause! Non-profit - Health

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Come Out To See Us At The AKA Foundation of PA's Community Health & Wellness Expo! Do you know if you have Sickle Cell T...
10/07/2022

Come Out To See Us At The AKA Foundation of PA's Community Health & Wellness Expo! Do you know if you have Sickle Cell Trait or not? We're screening and would love to help you to know in confidence if you do and then what you must know as you grow your family.

A huge shout out to our community that came together as we honored and celebrated all who've contributed time, resources...
09/19/2022

A huge shout out to our community that came together as we honored and celebrated all who've contributed time, resources and effort to help fight Sickle Cell Disease. See some of the photos as we celebrated on the Pride of the Susquehanna Saturday night!

With regret we have to cancel the September 6, Press Conference.  We are having rain over the next few days and currentl...
09/05/2022

With regret we have to cancel the September 6, Press Conference. We are having rain over the next few days and currently under flood warning. Stay tuned for a rescheduled date and time.

Join us on September 6th at the Harrisburg Capitol steps for a press conference.   We are campaigning to make Sickle Cel...
08/30/2022

Join us on September 6th at the Harrisburg Capitol steps for a press conference. We are campaigning to make Sickle Cell Disease a priority in Pennsylvania!

Why Have An Entire Month For Sickle Cell Disease?   On Thursday, August 18, 2022 at 8:00 PM EST we will be discussing on...
08/17/2022

Why Have An Entire Month For Sickle Cell Disease? On Thursday, August 18, 2022 at 8:00 PM EST we will be discussing on the Radio 17104 with Nate Gadsden. Live The Voice 17104 Harrisburg PA https://www.facebook.com/TheVoice17104

We Give A Huge Shout Out To Our Participants, Supporters, Volunteers & Staff! We had an amazing time at our Charity Golf...
08/07/2022

We Give A Huge Shout Out To Our Participants, Supporters, Volunteers & Staff! We had an amazing time at our Charity Golf Event at the Dauphin Highlands Golf Course.

Give the gift of life right here in our community!  Join us for our upcoming blood drive in partnership with the America...
06/30/2022

Give the gift of life right here in our community! Join us for our upcoming blood drive in partnership with the American Red Cross

We celebrate our sickle cell warriors in all things and today we celebrate high school graduation with Freddie Williams ...
06/15/2022

We celebrate our sickle cell warriors in all things and today we celebrate high school graduation with Freddie Williams and family.

HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY ❤️Strong, courageous and full of value 🌹
03/08/2022

HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY ❤️

Strong, courageous and full of value 🌹

Every warrior and their families face daily a world full of misinformation and stigma against people living with the Sic...
03/03/2022

Every warrior and their families face daily a world full of misinformation and stigma against people living with the Sickle Cell disease.
It is our duty to share knowledge and defeat the disinformation that exists in the world. 🌎 ❤️

Our voices and our stories matter. we are a community that grows together. share your story with us, it is very helpful ...
02/11/2022

Our voices and our stories matter. we are a community that grows together. share your story with us, it is very helpful to the world.

Dear Warriors and Caregivers warriors ❤Your story is unique, your story is valuable, there is always something to learn ...
02/09/2022

Dear Warriors and Caregivers warriors ❤

Your story is unique, your story is valuable, there is always something to learn from you and someone is waiting to hear what you have to say!

Embrace and share your story

-Top 3 ways to combat Fatigue with Sickle Cell1️⃣ Drink enough water2️⃣ Healthy Sleep Habits3️⃣ Exercise3 tips that will...
01/30/2022

-Top 3 ways to combat Fatigue with Sickle Cell

1️⃣ Drink enough water
2️⃣ Healthy Sleep Habits
3️⃣ Exercise

3 tips that will help you fight fatigue, what are yours?

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Simple lifestyle changes can make a big difference in disease prevention and overall health. this week we are going to s...
01/23/2022

Simple lifestyle changes can make a big difference in disease prevention and overall health. this week we are going to share a couple of tips to improve our lifestyle ❤

How can you help the Sickle Cell warriors 🧐1. Educate the people around you. Spread information and educate your friends...
01/21/2022

How can you help the Sickle Cell warriors 🧐

1. Educate the people around you. Spread information and educate your friends, family members about the importance of donating blood.

2. Attend or host a blood drive. Donating blood is a great way to help fight Sickle Cell, create and invite people to join you is a great help.

Choose to adopt more healthy habits in 2022! 🌟 Consider the tips and tricks you currently use, and subscribe to our comm...
01/14/2022

Choose to adopt more healthy habits in 2022! 🌟

Consider the tips and tricks you currently use, and subscribe to our community for more information, news and messages of support. ❤️

January is  A single patient can need many blood transfusions annually and since the onset of COVID 19 there a shortage!...
01/12/2022

January is A single patient can need many blood transfusions annually and since the onset of COVID 19 there a shortage!

Your contribution makes a big change in the lives of many families.

Make Sickle Cell Loud

New year, new month, new beginning.– Doing more of what makes me happy– Prioritizing mental health - Gotta have my mind ...
01/09/2022

New year, new month, new beginning.

– Doing more of what makes me happy

– Prioritizing mental health - Gotta have my mind in the right place always

– Advocating for my health -

– Taking breaks - Allowing myself time and knowing how to rest

– Learning more about Sickle Cell

Best wishes for this Beginning

TOOLS TO HAVE AT HOME FOR SCD WARRIOR PARENTS Thermometer 🌡 – have one on hand anywhere your child spends timeHot Water ...
01/05/2022

TOOLS TO HAVE AT HOME FOR SCD WARRIOR PARENTS

Thermometer 🌡 – have one on hand anywhere your child spends time
Hot Water Bottle – used for pain relief and to soothe
Humidifier – useful if for nasal congestion

Join our community for more information, news and messages of support. ❤️🌎

What is one thing you’ve learned from living with sickle cell or caring for someone with sickle cell?
01/01/2022

What is one thing you’ve learned from living with sickle cell or caring for someone with sickle cell?

Best wishes and Happy New Year as we welcome in 2022!!Let’s all commit to increase awareness about Sickle Cell Disease a...
12/31/2021

Best wishes and Happy New Year as we welcome in 2022!!

Let’s all commit to increase awareness about Sickle Cell Disease and participate, contribute and engage with the SCD community!

It’s natural for people like us who struggle with lifelong illnesses like sickle cell disease to be sad, angry, or disco...
12/29/2021

It’s natural for people like us who struggle with lifelong illnesses like sickle cell disease to be sad, angry, or discouraged by our circumstances.

It is important to talk about mental health and so we must raise awareness about this. ❤

We wish you a very Merry Christmas! wishing you and yours health, strength, love and joy this holiday season 🎄🎂
12/24/2021

We wish you a very Merry Christmas! wishing you and yours health, strength, love and joy this holiday season 🎄🎂

Taking care of our community is our actively sought goal, this is how we find our wellness.Join our community for more i...
12/22/2021

Taking care of our community is our actively sought goal, this is how we find our wellness.

Join our community for more information, news and messages of support. ❤🌎

Our physical health is very important, but we also have to work on taking care of our mental health.Join our community f...
12/21/2021

Our physical health is very important, but we also have to work on taking care of our mental health.

Join our community for more information, news and messages of support. ❤🌎

Some of your everyday habits can take a toll on your immune system. Such unhealthy habits compromise your body’s ability...
12/16/2021

Some of your everyday habits can take a toll on your immune system. Such unhealthy habits compromise your body’s ability to protect itself against viruses and bacterial infections.

Make Sickle Cell Loud ‼️

A single patient can need many blood transfusions annually and since the onset of COVID 19 there a shortage![Register No...
12/11/2021

A single patient can need many blood transfusions annually and since the onset of COVID 19 there a shortage!

[Register Now] https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/drive-results?zipSponsor=Harrisburg

📍 December 20 from 10 am - 3:00 PM
Harrisburg Brethren in Christ Church Christian education Room 2217 - Derry Street Harrisburg

Your contribution makes a big change in the lives of many families. ❤

Thank all of you who attended our anniversary celebration on December 3rd! 🥳 We had a wonderful time and are stronger to...
12/06/2021

Thank all of you who attended our anniversary celebration on December 3rd! 🥳 We had a wonderful time and are stronger to fight Sickle Cell after hearing the message from Elle Cole & David Cavins.

Thinking positively and changing our thought processes could make the world of a difference.I’m expecting great things f...
12/04/2021

Thinking positively and changing our thought processes could make the world of a difference.

I’m expecting great things from this month. I hope you guys are too!⁣

Few days to celebrate our 26th anniversary"Celebrating the Past, Embracing the Present, Seizing the Future"📍Register Her...
12/01/2021

Few days to celebrate our 26th anniversary

"Celebrating the Past, Embracing the Present, Seizing the Future"

📍Register Here To Secure Your Ticket(s), and/or Sponsor A Ticket For Someone Else If You Are Not Able To Attend. https://givebutter.com/K2sPeX

Your contribution makes a big change in the lives of many families.❤

Thinking positively and changing our thought processes could make the world of a difference, choose to think positive to...
11/30/2021

Thinking positively and changing our thought processes could make the world of a difference, choose to think positive today!

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Harrisburg, PA
17110

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Wednesday 8am - 5pm
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Hi everyone! Is there FREE sickle cell testing available anywhere?
Just a Question:How come there is no IMFORMATION.I on the SICKEL CELL WORKSHOP ON THE 30TH OF SEPTEMBER
AT BETHEL A.M.E. CHURCH
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