Sickle Cell Disease Association of Illinois

200 N. Michigan Ave. #605
Chicago, IL 60601
312-345-1100
866-798-1097 Toll-Free
312-803-1953 Fax
www.sicklecelldisease-il.org

Mission
The Sickle Cell Disease Association of Illinois� primary mission is to enhance the quality of life for people with sickle cell disease and their families.

Facts and Statistics
Sickle Cell Disease is a genetic blood disorder that occurs in one of every 500 African Americans.

Health Info
Though normally the red cells are round, in some individuals some of the red cells are shaped like a farmer's sickle. They're called sickle cells and the disease produced by them is known as Sickle Cell Anemia.

There is no cure for Sickle Cell Anemia. Those who are born with it will have the disease for their whole life.

Fundraising & Administrative Percentage
18.5%

 

 

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