How You Can Help

Sickle Cell Advocates of Greater Baton Rouge

Would you like to be a voice for a person living with sickle cell?  Join the Sickle Cell Advocates of Greater Baton Rouge!  This group of community minded individuals are advocates that would like to see policy changes for people living with sickle cell.  If you would like to be apart of “change” that will make a difference, please contact us today.

  • Talk to your local officials and ask for non-profit/community development dollars to advance the services of people living with sickle cell.
  • Talk to your state legislators about putting in a budget for a comprehensive plan for sickle cell disease research and care that will establish a statewide collaborative effort.
  • Talk to your federal legislators about establishing funding for sickle cell disease that will address the adult population health care delivery of services and more research dollars for sickle cell testing.
  • Coordinate writing campaigns to elected officials to help with funding for sickle cell disease.
  • Coordinate blood drives for people living with sickle cell.
  • Coordinate bone marrow testing for people living with sickle cell.
  • Coordinate sickle cell testing for the general public.

VOLUNTEER 

  • Clerical Assistance, Tutoring, Mentoring, Special Event, etc WORKPLACE GIVING
  • Provide an opportunity for employee giving through payroll deductions. Show your employees you support their charitable causes by offering or increasing contributions with a company match.

SPONSOR AN EVENT 

Your support is vital to the success of the free services provided to our clients.

  • Church Drive
  • School Drive
  • Jug Drive
  • Suggested Fundraising
  • Golf Tournament, Fashion Show, Special Event, etc
  • Fundraiser Form

SICKLE CELL WISH LIST

  • Non-perishable Food Baskets for families (November-December)
  • Financial donations
  • Educational Toys for Children 0-10 (all year)
  • Tutors in Math, English, and LEAP Testing
  • Learning tools-workbooks, etc… (children 0-18)
  • Slipper socks for 0-adults
  • Light weight blankets (new)
  • Sports Drink Drives – Juice Drives (Orange and Apple)
  • Volunteers to prepare mail outs