To raise sickle cell awareness by providing free screening and educating the community about pain management, new medical research and treatments. We aim to help building a healthier quality of life through advocacy, educational tutoring and social services. While our focus is to keep our community informed and educated, we believe that the most effective way to do this is by expanding our outreach events and collaborations with our community partners.
Hands of Hope - SCA was founded on May 15, 2013
Our name changed to Hands of Hope - Sickle Cell Awareness on August 14, 2014
Current name approved by the Florida Department of State Division of Corporations March 16, 2015
July 31, 2015 - Approved by Internal Revenue Service and granted 501 (c) (3) non profit status
August 28, 2015 - Hillsborough County School District approves organization for students to earn community hours
Free screening for Sickle Cell Disease/Trait
Sickle Cell support group meetings
Free notary services
Free usage of computers
Free fax services
Community information and referrals
Health education for those living with Sickle Cell Disease
Hospital visitation if requested
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