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. 

Legislative Victories

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. 

2019

 HR 1470 Texas Resolution honoring Quannecia McCruse & Tonya Prince for the work of Sickle Cell Association of Houston 

2018 

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

2017

September becomes the city's recognized Sickle Cell Awareness Month 

2016

April 23rd - Houston Sickle Cell Awareness Day

 


Proclamations
 

Organization Awards

2019

National Institutes of Health Award of Service

Sickle Cell Advocates of the Year  

2018 

Phyllis Z. Thomas Award of Merit

2017 

Hurricane Harvey Hero for sickle cell families

2016

Ethel Hedgeman Lyle Award for work in Health Disparities in sickle cell disease

Humble Beginnings

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. 

2015

 Sickle Cell Association of Houston opens its doors to provide services

Director Houston Health Dept Stephen Williams
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