"Ignite an Era of Renewed Awareness to 

Sickle Cell Disease"

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. 

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

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

Coping with Sickle Cell Disease

2020 KMJ Warrior Walk

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Winter Health and Safety Tips for Children with Sickle Cell Anemia

November 2020

CSL889 Designated as Orphan Drug in Europe and US for Treating Sickle Cell Disease

November 2020

Stem Cells Provide Breakthrough for Sickle Cell Anemia Patients

November 2020


Preparing for Lockdown 2.0 : UK

November 4, 2020

While My Health Challenges Are Tough, I Smile Through Life

October 21, 2020

Tips on How to Manage a Sickle Cell Crisis at Home

October 23, 2020

Shop Amazon with SCAA

Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Sickle Cell Anemia Awareness whenever you shop with AmazonSmile.

Their pain is real.

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Contact US

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


Sickle Cell Anemia Awareness of San Francisco (SCAASF)

A registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

EIN: 47-1268974

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This website is dedicated to my son, Kareem Marcellas Jones