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