1000 For A Thousand Movement

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During the Summer 2016,  we launched the Developing Young Leaders in Research Program. To fund this program, we created the “1000 for a Thousand Movement.” This campaign aims to garner support from 1000 businesses, community leaders, activists, athletes/entertainers, etc. to provide the funding to change 1000 kids lives over the next 3 years. Works Like Read More …

Who does sickle cell affect?

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Over 3 to 4 million Americans carry the sickle cell trait, and there is a 25 percent chance that a child could inherit the disease when both parents are carriers. Roughly one in 500 African-Americans are born with the disease, and according to the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America and the CDC, typical sickle cell anemia Read More …