Today is a very important day for our community. It is the first day AFTER Awareness Month. Today we prove what we are willing to do for sickle cell disease, beyond the hype and excitement that comes along with a month nationally dedicated to our cause. Today we prove how much this cause matters to us, not just in September, But all year long.
2015 Lonzie Lee Symposium
Tune in to the SCDAA website on Friday September 25, 2015 at 1:30pm eastern/standard time to hear our distinguished panel discuss the ins and outs of Sickle Cell Disease
Join the 43rd Annual Convention Conversation!
Are you planning to attend this year's National SCDAA Convention? We want to hear from YOU! Share your convention prep, thoughts, feedback, and photographs with our online community!
Celebrity Chef Pat Neely Spreads Awareness for Sickle Cell
Pat Neely was a tough competitor on the September 6th Episode of Guy's grocery games. Although he did not take home the grand prize, Pat Neely is a winner in our eyes for bringing national attention to our cause. Thank you Pat! Click to learn more about the episode!
2015 National Sickle Cell Awareness Month
Please join SCDAA in increasing awareness of Sickle Cell Disease in September and throughout the year.
White House Response to SCD Petition!
Last fall, SCDAA and the sickle cell disease (SCD) community issued a public petition to the White House, requesting reauthorization of the Sickle Cell Treatment Act, declaration of SCD as a national priority and funding for SCD programs in the President's budget. Recently the petition's success came into fruition by means of a direct response.