Milestones & Organizational Accomplishments
The Dream Team
Sickle Cell Association of Houston would not be the success that it is without a supportive cast who are passionate, knowledgeable, and committed to improving the lives of individuals living with SCD and SCT.
Sickle Cell Association of Houston works with State Representative Jarvis Johnson & Senator Borris Miles during the 86th legislative session, passing historic legislation benefitting all Texans living with SCD aimed at improving their quality of life.
HR 1470 Texas Resolution honoring Quannecia McCruse & Tonya Prince for the work of Sickle Cell Association of Houston
Mayor welcomes all attending Sickle Cell Houston Walk. Houston's premier walk for sickle cell disease and sickle cell trait in the great city of Houston
September becomes the city's recognized Sickle Cell Awareness Month
April 23rd - Houston Sickle Cell Awareness Day
National Institutes of Health Award of Service
Sickle Cell Advocates of the Year
Phyllis Z. Thomas Award of Merit
Hurricane Harvey Hero for sickle cell families
Ethel Hedgeman Lyle Award for work in Health Disparities in sickle cell disease
Sickle Cell Association of Houston garners the support of top city of Houston leadership to address the challenges faced by the SCD community.
Becomes first SCD partner agency of its kind in the city of Houston.
Sickle Cell Association of Houston opens its doors to provide services