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This year, Sickle Cell Disease community-based organizations are organizing gatherings on June 19 all across the nation and around the world to “Shine the Light on Sickle Cell Disease” while celebrating World Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Day in order to elevate awareness of this serious public health concern affecting more than 100 million people around the world.
If you are interested in hosting a Shine the Light gathering in your community, you will find some ideas and tips in this Community Gathering Guide to help you get started and have a successful event … or if you just want to attend a gathering hosted by others, you can find out where one is being held near you.
Date: June 19, 2020
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