BENEFITING: Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc.
Helping is easy! Just click on the Donation.Sickle cell disease is most common in Africans and African-Americans. It is also found in other ethnic and racial groups, including people from South and Central America, the Caribbean, Mediterranean countries, and India. Sickle cell is an inherited blood disorder that affects nearly 100,000 people in the United States. Children are born with sickle cell disease; it is not contagious. It occurs when a child inherits two sickle hemoglobin genes, one from each parent. Thank you. Your contributions will strengthen our community as it lifts up the neediest among us.