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!


The World Marks Sickle Cell Day in June!

Our Time to Shine!

World Sickle Cell Day on June 19th

World Sickle Cell Day

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

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5th Annual Sickle Cell Disease Access To Care Summit Friday, June 10th Healthcare Access in Sickle Cell Disease Plenary SessionCurative Therapies & Gene Therapy Education SessionThe Patient Symposium 16th Annual Sickle Cell Disease Research and Educational Symposium Saturday, June 11th Education sessions on HealthTech, Healthcare Screening, Alternative & Adjunct TherapiesKeynote Speaker PresentationInvestigational New Drug, Device…

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Mental Health: Talk to Your Doc

Doctor, I’ve been having pains for the past 3 weeks now and it isn’t getting any better, Regina explained as she sat restless by the doctor’s table.  You see, one thing that has kept you in pain is that you’ve stressed yourself beyond what your body can carry and as a sickle cell patient, you…

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Abi’s Wish Brings a Smile to Your Face

Girl with sickle cell disease had a wish to be on a billboard. She and her twin now smile at passing cars in Md. Four-year-old twins Abigail and Valerie Makanjuola, with mother Olaide Daramola, in front of their billboard in North Brentwood, Md. Abi has a blood disorder, and as a Make-A-Wish recipient, her desire…

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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?

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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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