Candice’s Sickle Cell Fund, Inc. (CSCF, Inc.) was Incorporated in December of 2000. By establishing Candice’s Sickle Cell Fund, we are dedicated to improving services to those who suffer from sickle cell disease.

“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.”

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Aims & Objectives:

  • Raise awareness of this disease in the Afro-American, Latino, Caribbean and Mediterranean communities.
  • Host at least one significant annual event in order to raise funds and grant at least three scholarships annually to students with Sickle Cell Disease.
  • Provide annual donation to support  Sickle Cell research.
  • Participate, collaborate and deliver a range of small community-based events each year to benefit those suffering from Sickle Cell Disease.


Board Of Directors



                                                        Candice Young-Deler, LMSW President
Nathalee Campbell, Esq., MSW – Vice President  Nicole Raymond,MPH,OTR/L – Marketing Chair
Tartania Brown, MD. Gloria Moore, RN, MS – Health Chair
Kathereen Young, MS ED – Treasurer Melissa Vellon, MPA – Corresponding Secretary
Jean DeVeaux, MBA – Corporate Sponsorship Chair Velma Allen, MS ED-Artistic Director

CSCF Scholarship

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