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Please join the Queens Sickle Cell Advocacy Network, Inc. (QSCAN) and Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc. (SCDAA) as we advocate for those affected by Sickle Cell Disease. This year's QSCAN and the Sickle Cell Community advocacy campaign will continue to strongly focus on the NYS Sickle Cell Treatment Act of 2015 - 2016!
- Meet with NY State Senators and Assemblymembers
- Participate in discussions
Help us Advocate for the Sickle Cell Treatment Bill
Our 2017 Sickle Cell Advocacy Day will take place on February 18th at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany, New York.
In order to reserve a seat on the bus - please contact your Senator and Asemblymember at their local district office. They will inform you on the time and the location from where their bus will depart.
YOU MUST RSVP - FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED!
You MUST REGISTER with QSCAN on Eventbrite. Once registered we will contact you with further details about the event.
When & Where
Queens Sickle Cell Advocacy Network, Inc.
The Queens Sickle Cell Advocacy Network, Inc. is a not-for-profit, broad based community organization, servicing children and families with Sickle Cell Diseases, Thalassemia and the trait.
Our mission and vision are a deep sense of commitment; it focuses on those with Sickle Cell conditions. We provide a clear sense of direction for families and individuals, enabling them to participate actively in their surrounding communities and health care needs. All our information and services are provided FREE of charge. We rely on private donations and support that allows QSCAN to provide the needed services to those families and individuals we serve.
Our Goals, Services, and Objectives We Provide Are as Follows:
- SICKLE CELL INFORMATION REFERRAL CENTER
- COMMUNITY OUTREACH EDUCATION AND AWARENESS
- FAMILY OR INDIVIDUAL CONSULTATION & COUNSELING
- PARENT SUPPORT GROUP
- SICKLE CELL YOUTH ADVISORY COUNCIL
- SICKLE CELL FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES
- HOSPITAL/HOME VISITS
- FAMILY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
- HELP US TO SPONSOR A CHILD FOR CAMP
- QSCAN SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
Our annual scholarship is awarded to individuals affected with Sickle Cell Disease who, in spite of the challenges they face, are determined to achieve their academic goals in college.
Make a generous tax deductible donation to our scholarship fund via paypal.com using our email@example.com email, or go to http://www.qscan.org/become-a-sponsor/donate-now/.
With us working together, we can make a difference in the lives of those suffering with this debilitating disease.
Get tested now for the Sickle Cell Trait!!