Summer Time & Sickle Cell Disease

Summer time is when the kids are out of school, their schedules are less structured, wake up times and bedtimes may be a little later but to the person with sickle cell disease there are additional things to keep in mind. Summer time brings hotter temperatures (especially in the South).  Those with sickle cell diseaseContinue reading “Summer Time & Sickle Cell Disease”

Spreading Awareness

We were invited to share our story at an American Red Cross Blood Mobile presentation.  Generous donors funded a bloodmobile for our local Red Cross office.  We were happy to represent The B Strong Group and share our story to let the donors see who their generous donation impacts.  We were able to meet theContinue reading “Spreading Awareness”

Why Are You Smiling?

Not too long ago, my son and I participated in a fundraiser for our local children’s hospital.  We arrived for our portion of the event a little early and proceeded to check in to let the organizers know that we were there.  I recalled greeting several people with a smile on our way to theContinue reading “Why Are You Smiling?”

Our Inaugural Event

Our first event, Braden’s 12th Birthday Bash & Blood Drive, was a success!  We are so thankful for the support of our B Strong Team, volunteers, family and friends, our event partners: the American Red Cross and the Richland County Recreation Commission, sponsors, supporters, our community and of course our B Strong Sickle Cell Warriors! Continue reading “Our Inaugural Event”

Braden’s 12 Birthday Bash & Blood Drive

  COME CELEBRATE WITH US AND GIVE BACK IN HONOR OF OUR SICKLE CELL WARRIORS!   Sign up to donate blood here! We will have a family & kid-friendly kickball tournament too!  Get your team together and go to our FB Blood Drive Event Page and let us know! There will be games, arts and crafts, food,Continue reading “Braden’s 12 Birthday Bash & Blood Drive”