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“Hello, my name is Candice Young-Deler and in spite of having sickle cell disease, I have overcome many obstacles. Achieving outstanding grades while attending school was a task, which limited my chances for a scholarship. Because of severe pain caused by sickle cell crises, I constantly struggled with school related work. I found it very difficult, but not unattainable. For this reason, we assist students with sickle cell disease by awarding a $1,500 scholarship to three individuals annually.”
WHAT IS SICKLE CELL DISEASE?
Sickle Cell Disease is a hereditary disease that cause the red blood cells to change shape, limiting the supply of oxygen in the body. The rigid and irregular shape of the cells causes severe joint pain and can lead to other serious health problems. These painful episodes are debilitating, disruptive, ...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

December 06, 2014
Trip To Koziar's Christmas Village
June 21, 2014
11th Scholarship Luncheon
September 21, 2013
2013 Sickle Cell Walk
December 06, 2014
Trip To Koziar's Christmas Village
Trip To Koziar's Christmas Village On December 6, 2014, come join us in a fun-filled experience of spectacular lights, a visit ...