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What We Do...

VISION: The vision of the Sickle Cell Foundation of Georgia, Inc. is to empower individuals to “Live Well with Sickle Cell.”

MISSION:  The mission of the Sickle Cell Foundation of Georgia, Inc. is to engage, educate, energize the community to improve the quality of life for people affected by Sickle Cell Disease.

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Who We Are...

The Sickle Cell Foundation of Georgia, Inc. (SCFG) was founded in 1971 by the late Drs. Nelson McGhee and Delutha H. King, Jr. in response to the number of babies born with Sickle Cell Disease.

As of December 27, 2023, SCFG will be celebrating its 52nd Anniversary.

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The Sickle Cell Foundation is sustained by the generosity of donors, our supporters, and dedicated volunteers.


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