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"Ignite an Era of Renewed Awareness to 

Sickle Cell Disease"

What Is Sickle Cell?

This is a genetic disorder that affects hemoglobin in red blood cells. Hemoglobin is a protein that carries oxygen to all parts of the body.

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Our Mission

Broaden public awareness about sickle cell disease

Advocate for patients and families for access to quality compassionate healthcare

Educate to empower

Establish a comprehensive Sickle Cell Disease Care & Resource center in San Francisco  for people living with sickle cell disease to improve care and relations.

Advocacy and empowerment

Self Advocacy is the ability to speak one's needs and make informed decisions about the support necessary to meet those needs.

This program is supported via a grant from Global Blood Therapeutics, Inc.

Educate Yourself, Be An Advocate

Next Meeting: May 2, 2020

Location: ZOOM

Featured Speaker: 

Dr. Robert W. Hagar, MD of UCSF BENIOFF-OAKLAND

Topic: PRIMARY ADULT CARE

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Sickle cell in the news/Legislation

SICKLE CELL LINKED TO FASTER KIDNEY FUNCTION DECLINE IN AFRICAN-AMERICANS

February 2020

PATIENTS, SUPPORTERS WORLDWIDE RECOGNIZING RARE DISEASE DAY

February 2020

MOST U.S. RESIDENTS SUPPORT HUMAN GENETICS RESEARCH, ONLINE POLL SAYS

February 2020

Who Are We?

Sickle Cell Anemia Awareness of San Francisco (SCAASF) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that came into existence in 2014 after our founder's son Kareem M. Jones passed away in 2013 from complications with sickle cell disease. 

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Contact US

Phone: NeDina Brocks-Capla (415) 720-4458

Email: crisis@scaasf.org

Sickle Cell Anemia Awareness of San Francisco (SCAASF).

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This website is dedicated to my son, Kareem Marcellas Jones