Supporters of Families with Sickle Cell Disease (Supporters’), Inc., is a comprehensive community-based organization which services individuals and families living with sickle cell and thalassemia disease and trait in Oklahoma. Supporter’s is the center of contact and community service provision for the estimated 40,000 Oklahomans with sickle cell trait and approximate 1,500 Oklahoma families living with sickle cell and thalassemia disease in Oklahoma.
Supporters’ believe self-care management, education, research and development, and economic self-sufficiency is an approach which increases empowerment, advocacy, family self-efficacy and support. Our aspiration is to educate Oklahoma communities, break the sickle cell silence, and increase self esteem; as we improve the overall quality of life for children, adults, and families living with sickle cell thalassemia disease trait in Oklahoma.
Introducing: The Sickle Cell Looks Like You, Sickle Cell Looks Like Me, Campaign
Our New Campaign Is Here!
Supporters of Families with Sickle Cell Disease in conjunction with the State of Oklahoma is launching a new campaign – “Sickle Cell Looks Like You, Sickle Cell Looks Like Me”, a multi-faceted online and print media campaign designed to drive awareness of Sickle Cell Disease and other hemoglobinopathy diseases.
But most importantly, this campaign is designed to provide the resources and tools that Oklahomans who are living with sickle cell disease need to live a happier, healthier life!
Stay tuned for more information here on our website, and look for us on TV, on radio, and in your communities!