More than 100,000 individuals in the U.S. are suffering from sickle cell disease, most of whom are of African descent. Many of these individuals may rely on routine blood transfusions as an essential treatment to help prevent life-threatening complications.
Join the American Red Cross today and help improve the healthcare equity in your community by helping to ensure these patients have access to the essential treatment they need. You can make a difference by:
- Spread the word through social media.
- Help raise awareness of the need for blood to help patients with sickle cell disease.
- Encourage friends, family members and colleagues to donate blood.