September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month — Live Healthy S.C.

National Sickle Cell Awareness Month brings attention to this crippling illness, a genetic disease that many people around the world struggle with and must manage daily. Recognizing Sickle Cell Awareness Month helps to dismiss stereotypes and stigmas associated with persons who have sickle cell disease. Not only does this month shine light on sickle cell […]Continue reading “September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month — Live Healthy S.C.”

June 19: World Sickle Cell Day & Sickle Cell Day in South Carolina

On June 19, 2019, The B Strong Group will be celebrating World Sickle Cell Day & Sickle Cell Day in SC by hosting a fun, healthy, awareness Zumba event! We will join Jam With Tam and her Zumba family as we dance towards our healthy selves all for a worthy cause. We will help #ShineTheLightOnSickleCellContinue reading “June 19: World Sickle Cell Day & Sickle Cell Day in South Carolina”

2nd Annual Braden’s Birthday Bash & Blood Drive was a Success!

We were excited to celebrate our 2nd Annual Birthday Bash & Blood Drive on Saturday, March 30th from 10 am until 4 pm at Caughman Road Park, 2800 Trotter Road. We were happy to once again partner with the Richland County Recreation Foundation and the American Red Cross and host this event that was FREEContinue reading “2nd Annual Braden’s Birthday Bash & Blood Drive was a Success!”

Meet Our Warrior: Sara

“My name is Sara Giannelli.  I am one out of 9 children and I have Sickle Beta Thalassemia.  While it isn’t Sickle Cell Anemia it is a variant of SS.  Living with Sickle Beta Thalassemia has had its ups and downs but I’ve never let it stop me from doing anything.  I know most peopleContinue reading “Meet Our Warrior: Sara”