Register for Portland’s 2020 Sickle Cell Anemia WALKATHON

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2020
VIRTUAL WALKATHON

 

This year the Walk-a-Thon is VIRTUAL!

WALK ON YOUR OWN TIME and WHEREVER YOU WANT!
Send us a picture of your VIRTUAL WALKATHON and we’ll post it on our facebook and website.

$20 donation fee to register
Click HERE to register…
or CALL 503 249-1366

 

Download the flyer here: Virtual-Walkathon-Flyer-2020

 

WALK FOR LIFE! BE THE DIFFERENCE WHILE HAVING FUN!

Sponsored by The Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation
4566 NE 87th, Portland, OR 97220

Blood Shortage: The American Red Cross Needs You!

American Red Cross.

The American Red Cross Needs You!

The American Red Cross Is Experiencing A Serious Blood Shortage
Thousands Of Blood Drives Are Cancelled Nationwide Due To Covid-19 Pandemic! Sickle Cell Clients Often Receive Blood To Save Their Lives.

Call 503 284 1234 To Make Your Appointment Now!

Use Healthy Practices to Protect Yourself: Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when coughing or sneezing. Throw the tissue away after use. If a tissue isn’t available, cough or… Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily. (This includes tables, doorknobs, light switches, handles,etc.) Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after you have been in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing. Avoid close contact with people who are sick, even inside your home.

Click here to download our flyer.

Sickle Cell Patients May Qualify for $4000 Credit

Hello Sickle Cell warriors! There is good news in spite of this pandemic and frustrating time! You may qualify for a $4,000 grant per year. (Note: participants will not receive a check, but a credit for those medications and/or co pays yearly.) Eligibility criteria: be under treatment for sickle cell, have medicare health insurance that covers your qualifying medication or product and your medication or product listed on PAN’s list of covered medications, your income must below 500% of the federal poverty level and you must reside and receive treatment in the United States or US territories. If you think you qualify, please contact me at marcia@sicklecelloregon.org.

Those of you who do not qualify, but need food or help with other expenses, please contact me at the email above or info@sicklecelloregon.org.

Staff are calling clients to follow-up on your well-being. If you have moved, changed email addresses or changed phone numbers since you enrolled, please let us know. Remember to get plenty of rest and fluids, eat right and wash your hands frequently and wipe down things frequently touched. Watch movies that make you laugh!

May god continue to bless each of you and keep you well.

Pastor Taylor