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The committee members are comprised of persons with sickle cell, family members, concerned community
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SAVE THE DATE FOR OUR INAUGURAL CAREER FAIR! SEPTEMBER 19th 12-4pm
If you are a High School Senior-30 years old we this event is for you! Come out to get connected to local employment, school, and trade resources! We can’t wait to see you there!
Discover the cutting-edge world of gene therapy in our first Masterclass Speaker Series! Join us on June 22, at 3 p.m. EST for our livestream event – Gene Therapy: A Journey Forward. Listen to special guest speakers, Lewis Hsu, M.D., SCDAA chief medical officer and Edward Donnell Ivy, M.D., SCDAA vice chief medical officer, as they discuss the role of gene therapy in our journey forward. Enroll today: http://bit.ly/SCDAA-Masterclass
Sponsored by Pfizer, SCDAA's Masterclass Speaker Series will shine a light on sickle cell disease throughout the year.
We are celebrating Mothers who have Sickle Cell & Mothers of Sickle Cell Warriors. All moms deserve some much-needed appreciation! 💐 💐 💐 Let's take a moment to recognize the amazing Super Moms out there who are utilizing social media to stay connected, share their stories, and inspire other mothers. 🤗 From advice and tips on parenting to hilarious stories and relatable struggles -- we love you, Super Moms! 💗
In celebration of Women’s History Month: come out for a tribute to the Mother of Sickle Cell, Mrs. Florence Cooper-Smith. MARCH 18th, 2pm Black History Museum & Cultural Center.. This is a Free event
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See you all Sunday!
Virginia Sickle Cell Network invites you to join us every 3rd Tuesday of each month (virtually and in-person) to the Sickle Cell Support Connections.
If you or a family member is impacted by Sickle Cell Disease (SCD), this is the group for you. Here you can connect with others who have gone through or are currently facing daily challenges due to a SCD. You can share what’s going on in your life, listen to others, ask for support/ advice from guests who are experts in their fields, or just VENT!
Warriors of all ages, caregivers/loved ones, siblings and friends are welcome- there's a Breakout Room for you!
See you on 4th Tuesdays!
Now live: San Francisco 49ers running back Tevin Coleman’s custom SCDAA cleats are up for auction! You can place a bid on the autographed cleats until Feb. 17. All proceeds will be donated to SCDAA. Learn more: https://buff.ly/3CRLAeq
COLLECTING THROUGHOUT THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER!!
Thank you to the below participating businesses and organizations for support our 12th Annual Wes’ Wish Toy Drive benefiting families of CHKD’s Cancer & Blood Disorder Clinic as well as pediatric cancer families treated at surrounding facilities in Hampton Roads. You can drop off a new, unwrapped donation for ages 0-18 as well as gift cards at any of the below locations now until November 30th.
You are also able to shop our Amazon wish list and have the donations shipped straight to our door.
Shop here: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/2XGZRVYMLTOU0?ref_=wl_share
We already have well over 100 children signed up and the number continues to grow by the day, so we need your help now more than ever!
Help us put hope back in the holidays!
For more information, please visit: www.WesStrong.org
Howard University President Wayne A. I. Frederick, M.D., MBA, FACS is among a group of 64 esteemed surgeon educators inducted into membership in the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Academy of Master Surgeon Educators®
Throughout her life, Mauriya Yancey has been hospitalized at at some point on every holiday, including her birthday. It is something she accepts as part of living with (SCD), which can cause crippling bouts of pain.
As we recognize September as Month, Yancey would like everyone to know that people with SCD are just like everyone else. Despite the physical and emotional challenges that come with living with , Yancey has never let it stop her from pursuing her dreams. A Virginia State University alumna, Yancey now works at CHKD as an inpatient pharmacy technician helping patients admitted to the hospital receive their medications on time.
“I try not to let SCD affect me,” Yancey says. “If I want to do something, I’m going to do it.”
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