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Such Fun! Sickle Cell Family Fun Day!

Thank you to everyone who joined Sickle Cell Partners of the Carolinas for the Sickle Cell Family Fun Day at Google Fiber! We had a blast with all 200+ participants who walked through the door to enjoy the Digi-Bridge workshops, the face painting, balloon art, putt putt golf, the art expression table and the pleasure… Continue Reading

Register for Family Fun Day on Sunday!

We look forward to seeing you at the Sickle Cell Family Fun Day on Sunday, October 16th from 2-5pm at the Google Fiber Space at 301 E. 7th Street in Charlotte.  This community-wide event includes face painting, balloon art, sickle cell learning stations, a photo booth, bubble mania, and a community blood drive. Please plan… Continue Reading

Sickle Cell Awareness Month in the Rear View

September, “Sickle Cell Awareness,” month is now gone… in the rear view! There’s always so much hype surrounding promoting awareness and education for sickle cell disease and with the ushering in of October, now is not the time to stop. This begins a dangerous time of year for our loved ones who are affected as… Continue Reading

Wow! Sickle Cell Conference Success!

A huge thank you to all of you who attended “Sickle Cell Disease… Let’s Talk About It!” Our 2016 conference was a HUGE success thanks to all of you!!! The room was filled with people who had a spirit of sharing their experiences with Sickle Cell Disease. Our keynote speaker, Dr. Ify, was awesome as… Continue Reading

September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month!

As we enter the month of September, lets please recognize every way that we can uplift patients and families affected by sickle cell disease, a painful hereditary illness that affects red blood cells that move throughout the body. Sickle Cell Partners of the Carolinas is dedicated to its mission to provide a network of support… Continue Reading

“Sickle Cell Disease… Let’s Talk About it” Agenda

Register for “Sickle Cell Disease… Let’s Talk About It” at . This awesome event will include the following sessions: “SICKLE CELL DISEASE…. LET’S TALK ABOUT IT” Let’s Talk: Transition and the Sickle Cell Patient Let’s Talk: Sickle Cell Disease and Depression Offers for the Sickle Cell Patient from Vocational Rehabilitation Restore Yourself with Breath… Continue Reading

Sickle Cell Scholarship Winners

SICKLE CELL PARTNERS OF THE CAROLINAS BECKWITH SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS Sickle Cell Partners of the Carolinas is pleased to announce the first recipients of the $500 scholarships established in 2014 to honor the memory of Mrs. Ivestia “Peggy” Beckwith. The scholarships were designed to honor Mrs. Beckwith’s long-standing commitment, service and work on behalf of sickle cell… Continue Reading

Sickle Cell Conference

Have you ever attended a conference where your voice and input was needed? “Sickle Cell Disease…. Let’s Talk About It” is that type of conference… a combination of voices offering information from a medical standpoint, but also allowing those affected to steer that conversation. Ask questions, share your experiences, get involved! That’s what this day… Continue Reading