Serving victims of Sickle Cell Disease and their families

Founded in 1957, the Sickle Cell Disease Research Foundation of California funds research for cures to this disease that is both painful and sometimes deadly. The victim has abnormal red blood cells that cannot pass through the bloodstream easily causing damage to tissues, organs and tremendous pain.

1. Founded in 1957 to provide research and support to patients

2. Offer an annual camp for children with the disease

3. Go to http://www.scdfc.org

4. This disease is hereditary and targets people of color