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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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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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Family Therapy offered for Families in FL through SCW

SCW is facilitating family therapy for families in Florida affected by SCD. Starting in November, meet online with a licensed psychotherapist specializing in Marriage & Family Counseling for 7 weeks in the convenience of your own home. By signing up, you will receive 7 weeks of personalized family therapy sessions for $100 per family. Sessions…

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Covid-19 Variants 101

Lately, you may have seen a lot of news about new strains of COVID-19 on the rise all over the U.S. And you’re probably wondering how many of these new strains are out there and what exactly makes them different. As viruses move through the population, they’re constantly mutating causing new variants to emerge. Sometimes new variants…

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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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