Declaring Solidarity and Welcoming All

Sickle Cell Warriors!

We are the largest patient-run sickle cell disease advocacy nonprofit in the world, with over 25,000 members (and growing)

Patient-Focused Nonprofit Generating Awareness About Sickle Cell Disease, a genetic disorder that primarily affects BIPOC minorities

Welcome to Sickle Cell Warriors™, Inc.


We Made It!


September Is Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month!

Our Time to Shine!

World Sickle Cell Day on June 19th

Sickle Cell Awareness Month

Don’t call me a sickler, I am a warrior!

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Digital Memorial Booklet

Be a part of a digital memorial booklet. Warriors, we have had our hearts broken. We have lost many amazing warrior friends, families, and brothers and sisters-in-blood. We wept, we suffered, we mourned, but we are not defeated. Still we rise. Join us and the entire sickle cell warrior family as we celebrate and honor…

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Are You at Risk for Multiple Myeloma?

Multiple myeloma is a relatively rare cancer that develops in the bone marrow. As the cancerous plasma cells accumulate in the marrow, they crowd out other healthy blood cells. Unfortunately, the symptoms including bone pain, mental fogginess, excessive thirst may develop slowly over time and don’t usually appear until the disease reaches an advanced stage. In…

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Black and Latina Women Focus on Self-Care

Stress due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the disproportionate impact the virus has had on their communities is compelling Black and Latina women who are 50 and older to place a renewed emphasis on inner health, self-care and well-being, according to a new AARP national survey. “Mirror/Mirror: Women’s Reflections on Beauty, Age, and Media,” an AARP survey of…

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We are the innovators of the term Sickle Cell Warrior© a word that has been adopted by patients all over the globe.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide education, awareness, empowerment, advocacy, research access & support for those living with sickle cell disease. We do this through digital media, events, and conferences. We help to amplify the voices of patients, caregivers, and families battling this genetic rare disease.

Share Your Story

First of all, if sickle cell has touched your life in any way, you are a warrior. Are you a sickle cell warrior living life to the fullest regardless of sickle cell? Are you a mother, father, or grandparent caring for a sickle cell warrior? Are you in school, working or managing a household? Would you like the your sickle cell story featured on this website?

Written by Warriors for Warriors 

SCW has the largest peer-curated online collection of articles dealing with the personal nature of sickle cell disease. 

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We work with incredible organizations around the world.

  • SCW is credentialed founded member of the Sickle Cell Community Consortium
  • Co-Founders of the Annual Sickle Cell Warriors Convention
  • Proud member of the Sickle Cell Disease Coalition

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