Events

Upcoming Events

2019 Health and Wellness Fair

Date: November 19, 2019

Time: 2:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.

The Sickle Cell Foundation of Greater Montgomery, Inc. will be participating in Hyundai MOBIS Alabama's 2019 Health and Wellness Fair. The purpose of this event is to promote health and wellbeing, the importance of good nutrition, physical activity, and stress reduction. Ms. Monique Hopkins will be present to give Sickle Cell Education and perform screenings

For more information, please contact Mr. Jee Hwan Choi, EHS Sr. Specialist-HR Division, at (334) 387-4885

 

 

Past Events

Community Wellness Resource Fair

Date: October 12, 2019

Time: 10:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

The Sickle Cell Foundation of Greater Montgomery, Inc. will be attending a Community Wellness Resource Fair on October 12, 2019 hosted by the Office of Family and Community Engagement (FACE) for Montgomery Public Schools.

This health fair will be one of many parent engagement activities throughout the school district during the month of October as part of Parent Visitation Month in Alabama. The goal for this event is to provide a venue that will offer a variety of health related resources and services that will inspire healthier lifestyles. Ms. Tynika Harvell from the Sickle Cell Foundation will provide education and screenings.

For more information, please contact Ms. Ferlisa Dotson at (334) 223-6700, ext. 70135 or (334) 315-8385.

 

Ministry About People (MAP): Redirecting Your Life

Date: October 5, 2019

Time: 11:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

The Sickle Cell Foundation will be participating in Calvary Presbyterian Church's Ministry about People (MAP) event. The purpose of this event is to help the local community redirect their lives in a direction that is prosperous--not just financially--but mentally, physically, and spiritually. Ms. Monique Hopkins will be present to give Sickle Cell Education.

For more information, please contact Mr. Larry Bullock at (334) 220-0245.

 

Get Fit Selma 2019!

Date: September 28, 2019

Time: 8:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

The Sickle Cell Foundation of Greater Montgomery, Inc. will be participating in Get Fit Selma! on September 28, 2019. This event will provide information and resources to empower the citizens of Dallas County and surrounding areas to live healthier, better-informed, and safer lives. The goal of this event is to foster greater education in health and disease prevention by providing health screenings, educational information, and related activities.

For more information, please call Ms. Sarah Nixon at (334) 872-8078 or Ms. Stephanie Hamm at (512) 301-5029, or email getfitselma@gmail.com

 

Generation S: You Are Not Alone Meeting

Date: September 26, 2019

Time: 6:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.

It's time to end the silence surrounding Sickle Cell Disease. Come out and connect with others living with this disease and explore the Generation S initiative. The guest speaker for the evening will be Dr. Felicia Wilson, Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist and Professor of Pediatrics at University of South Alabama.

Space is limited, RSVP by September 16, 2019. To RSVP, or for any questions, please call (334) 286-9122 or 1 (888) 767-4255.

 

Sickle Cell Blood Drive

Date: September 15, 2019

Time: 10:30 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

This event is open to the community. There will be prizes, Sickle Cell souvenirs, and pizza. T-shirts will be given away to donors. 

For those looking to donate blood at this event, please do not donate after July 15, 2019.

To sign up to be a donor or for more information, please call the Sickle Cell Foundation of Greater Montgomery, Inc. at (334) 286-9122 or 1 (888) 767-4255, or call Reverend Raymonda Speller at (334) 265-4411.

 

2019 Health Fair

Date: September 14, 2019

Time: 8:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.

The Sickle Cell Foundation will be participating in Bryant Missionary Baptist Church's health fair on September 14, 2019. Ms. Tynika Harvell will be present to provide Sickle Cell screenings.

For more information, please contact Ms. Loise Powell at (334) 220-9316.

 

2019 Transition Camp

Date: September 6-8, 2019

Children's Harbor is hosting a camp for 15- to 19-year-olds with a chronic illness who are transitioning from pediatric to adult physician care. The camp will take place from September 6-8, 2019. For more information, contact Ms. Janice Crow at (205) 638-6608.

 

Clinical and Patient Perspectives on Sickle Cell Disease

Date: September 5, 2019

Time: 5:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.

If you are a medical professional, join Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation for an engaging Sickle Cell Disease Educational National Broadcast on Thursday, September 5, 2019. Leading experts in Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) will discuss the history, pathophysiology, and complexities of SCD; and patients will share their journey managing this chronic vascular disease. To register for the broadcast, please visit www.perspectivesonscdbroadcast.com.

 

Special Needs Workshop (Caring for Loved Ones)

Date: August 24, 2019

Time: 10:00 A.M. - 11:30 A.M.

Sponsored By:
Bernard Mathis, New York Life Insurance Company

The workshop will take place at the Alabama State University Continuing Education Building located at 32 Commerce Street, Montgomery, AL 36104.

RSVP-Space is limited / (334) 467-1108

 

2nd Annual Health Fair

Date: August 11, 2019

Time: 2:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M.

The Sickle Cell Foundation of Greater Montgomery, Inc. will be participating in the 2nd Annual Health Fair at Maranatha Seventh Day Adventist Church. The goal of this health fair is to educate the community about various health disparities and societal issues that are killing many people of color. Ms. Monique Hopkins will be present to perform Sickle Cell testing and education.

For more information, please contact Ms. Dorothy Peten, RN at (334) 549-2655

 

4th Annual Men and Women Expo

Date: August 3, 2019

Time: 10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

The Sickle Cell Foundation of Greater Montgomery, Inc. will be participating in the 4th Annual Men and Women Expo at God's Church. The purpose of this expo is to provide an environment with teaching and activities that cater to health and wellness. Ms. Monique Hopkins will be present to perform Sickle Cell testing and education.
For more information, please call Minister Chasica Moore, Expo Coordinator at (334) 559-9697.

 

2019 Summer Health Fair

Date: June 29, 2019

Time: 9:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

The Sickle Cell Foundation of Greater Montgomery, Inc. will be attending Mercy Baptist Church's 2019 Summer Health Fair on Saturday, June 29, 2019 from 9:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. The goals of the event are to: 

- Increase awareness of prevalent health issues in the community / state by providing: Educational information which addresses signs and symptoms, early recognition, and detection of prevalent health issues.

- Identify community resources (ADPH, fitness centers, rehabs, durable medical supplies, support groups, community programs offered by hospital, clinics etc.) 

- Increase participant’s knowledge of careers in health care to address the need for diversity in the health care setting.

For more information, please contact Ms. Katie Drake Speer at (334) 354-8540 or email at kds2195@charter.net.

 

Deputy Dave Family and Friends' Day

Date: May 4, 2019

Time: 10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

The Sickle Cell Foundation of Greater Montgomery, Inc. will be participating in Deputy Dave Day. The event will be on Saturday, May 4th at Dunbar-Ramer School from 10am-2pm.  There will be various activities for the children to include inflatables, rides, games, drawings for prizes and free food for everyone.  Please come out and meet and greet with the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office official Mascot, we will also have several social service agencies there with displays for the community, Deputy Dave, Sheriff Cunningham and his staff!  For more information, please contact Ms. Regina Walker at 334-832-1660 at the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office.

 

Montgomery Job Corps Center Health Fair

Date: April 30, 2019

Time: 9:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.

The Sickle Cell Foundation of Greater Montgomery, Inc. has been invited to attend a health fair at the Montgomery Job Corps Center. The theme for this event is “Spring Into Wellness”, where we and other vendors will educate participants on how to live healthy lifestyles, promote and assist in managing disease, and how to connect to resources.

For more information, please contact Ms. Shavonne Williams at (334) 420-2417.

 

30th Annual Sickle Cell Radio-Thon

Date: July 15, 2018

Time: 6:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.

Tune into 1043 Hallelujah FM and help us raise funds for our Sickle Cell clients.

 

29th Annual Sickle Cell Radio-Thon

Date: July 9, 2017

Time: 6:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.

Tune into 1043 Hallelujah FM and help us raise funds for our Sickle Cell clients.

 

Sickle Cell Easter "EGG"stravaganza

Date: March 20, 2016

Time: 2:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Our sickle cell families are invited to Gateway Park on Sunday, March 20th for our Sickle Cell Easter “EGG”stravaganza! We will be having an Easter egg hunt for our youth clients; however, all clients are welcome to come out and participate in an afternoon of fun, food, and games.

We will also have a station set-up where clients can sign up for our Get Connected Registry. This is a patient-powered registry created by the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America (SCDAA) to provide individuals with sickle cell disease a network to store information related to diagnosis and treatment and access to available resources, self-care tips, and news about sickle cell disease.

If you are interested in attending, volunteering, or just have any questions, please contact Ms. Trishunda Mooney at (334) 286-9122 or (404) 662-1326 no later than Wednesday, March 16, 2016.

 

Sickle Cell Blood Drive

Date: October 24, 2015

Time: 11:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

We will be having a blood drive on October 24th. To sign up, contact the Foundation at (334) 286-9122 or 1 (877) 796-9036. Please come out and support!

 

Stop the Violence Softball Tournament

Date: September 26, 2015

Time: 9:00 A.M.

This event will be hosted by Each One, Reach One. Come out for a day of fun and cheer on Crest Crew! Visit Each One, Reach One's Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/Each-One-Reach-One-1028823863826174/timeline/