Sickle Cell Disease Association
of Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties
"Stamping Out the Sickle and Rounding Out the Cell"
514 North Devilliers Street
Pensacola, Florida 32501
P.O. Box 9132
Pensacola, Florida 32513
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|What is Sickle Cell Disease?
A genetic mutation causes normally smooth and donut-shaped red blood cells to assume a stiff
sickle conformation in individuals afflicted with the disease. The sickle-shaped red blood cells get
stuck in small blood vessels causing episodes of pain, tissue and organ damage, which leads to
serious medical conditions.
|2013-2015 Poster Child
Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties
Jaden Elijah Cole
|Test Early For Sickle
Cell Disease and Trait
|You can also support sickle cell by
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|Jaden is a smart, spunky, 10 year old, with all the hopes and dreams of a normal
child. He likes basketball and is currently taking karate. Jadens’ mother asked him
if he prayed for his Sickle Cell to be healed and go away. Jaden replied, "Mom then I
couldn't be a doctor and find a cure for Sickle Cell." Jaden attends West Navarre
Intermediate school and is in the 4th grade. His favorite subjects are math and
science. He enjoys foods likes to french fries, tacos, but adores Jamaican food. His
favorite colors are blue, black, and white. Jaden was born with Sickle Cell SS
disease or Sickle Cell Anemia. He has been hospitalized so many times in the 10
years he has been on this earth. Currently, he is on chronic blood transfusions every
month and sees eight(8) specialist at Nemours Children's Hospital for different
issues related to Sickle Cell Anemia. Jaden rarely complains about having this
illness, but some days are better than others. Jaden’s spirit is amazing. He is a
fighter and hero to so many.
|Are you a Federal Employee?
Want to contribute to the Sickle
Cell Association ?
Our CFC # is 56555
|Make a tax-deductible
|Mobile Pledging now being
introduced in the EscaRosa CFC,
(Scan this QR Code for access)
|Thank-you for your support!
5K Walk Website
Saturday, September 7,2013,
Hundreds came out to support
|September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month
|Donate TODAY via the national Sickle Cell Disease
Association of America texting campaign.
Text BREAK-ESC to 52000 to help the Sickle Cell Disease Association of
Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties, Inc.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
A one-time donation of $10.00 will be added to your mobile phone bill or deducted from your prepaid balance. Donor must
be age 18+ and all donations must be authorized by the account holder (e.g. parents). By texting YES, the user agrees to
the terms and conditions. All charges are billed by and payable to your mobile service provider. Service is available on
most carriers. Donations are collected for the benefit of the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America by the Mobile
Giving Foundation and subject to the terms found at www.hmgf.org/t . Message & Data Rates May Apply. You can
unsubscribe at anytime by texting STOP to short code 52000; text HELP to 52000 for help.
|Thank you for supporting this Assocation and joining us at various events scheduled through-out
the month of September. Please check out event hightlights below.
|Be a Secret Santa!
|Sponsor a child
affected by Sickle Cell
Disease. Call us at
net if you want to help.
|Christmas Classic 2013
Friday, December 13, 2013