Task Force News

Reflection from Lunch and Learn

I attended the Seattle Sickle Cell Task Force lunch and learn 11/10/18 presented by Tamika Moseley. Tamika shared information about her and her son’s experience with sickle cell disease including…

PONGO WRITING WORSKSHOP

This past fall two of our Task Force Members were able to attend the writing workshop with Pongo. The Pongo Poetry Project helps people speak their truth creatively, especially about…

Tamika Moseley’s sickle cell Journey!

I have a son who has sickle cell disease.  Sickle Cell is a fatal blood disease that affects the red blood cells; it’s when a person’s body does not produce enough…

Marcus Trufant Bowl-a-Thon

Our family is what some would call a large family.  Going to events is a treat but mostly a rare treat.  You can imagine our excitement when November 5th arrived and…

RESEARCH PARTICIPANTS NEEDED

We are conducting a study to better understand the associations among pain, fatigue, emergency department use, disruptions in valued activities, perceived control, and quality of life among adults living with…

Seeing Things Through

This has not been the easiest year in the Davison home. In April during our family spring break trip our 12-year-old son started having pain. We were ready with our…

Condolences to the Engram Family

I am saddened to announce that Bobbi Engram has passed away. Bobbi and her father former Seattle Seahawk Bobby Engram are very active in the local Sickle Cell community including…

Congratulations Beria Heyman

Beria graduated from Rainier Beach High School and is on her way to college. She is hoping to go to Howard and says she aim’s to achieve everything she deserves.…

Congratulations D’Anya Lewis!

D’Anya graduated from Franklin High School with a CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) certificate. She spent her senior year in a program at West Seattle High in the morning and then…

Congratulations John Masambe

Congratulations  John Masambe John graduated with his AA in health studies from Seattle Central Community College. John is proud to announce that he has been accepted into the University of…

Attitude Check

An interview with Denise Bazemore   Imagine growing up with a constant feeling that you were not quite like everyone else. What would it be like to know that you…

Integrated Mental Health

A new service for Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic sickle cell families The Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic (OBCC) hematology team recognizes that many sickle cell families struggle to attend the various…

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Metropolitan Seattle Sickle Cell Task Force
PO Box 20194
Seattle, WA 98102

Email: info@mssctf.org

Community Coordinator:
253-226-5578

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