Thursday, 14 June 2018

World Sickle Cell Day Warri

Join us on Sat. June 16th, 7AM, Tivo superstore for our first annual Sickle Cell Walk in Warri.
Join our walk for those who have lost the battle, still holding on strong, and let's create awareness on sickle cell disorder

Sickle cell disease is not just about pain. It is also about strength. With a supportive community, people living with sickle cell or warriors as we refer ourselves can come out and live without any form of stereotype or stigma.
There’s an erroneous belief that a good percentage of Nigerians needs to debunk. Our society has branded sicklers as weak, incompetent and ticking time bomb that will soon die. It’s lack of proper awareness that ensures that this erroneous and wrong mindset persists. One of our primary objective at Audrey’s Diary is to see that this ignorance is squashed.
SCD is known for causing episodes of severe pain requiring medical treatment and often hospitalization. However, warriors are not defined by the complications of this disease but by their strength and resiliency. It’s on this premise we introduce Walkathon.
Walkathon is Warri’s first sickle cell awareness walk. The goal of this walk is to create massive awareness about this disease plaguing Africa and Nigeria in particular.
We want to raise awareness of the salient challenges of Warriors, How you can properly take care of a Warrior or support them and join in the fight against this SCD.
We also want to celebrate and support the warriors in our community who work hard to live well with Sickle Cell!
Sickle Blood
Start Time: 7:00am
Start Point: Tivo Shopping mall
End Point: Airport Junction, The Roundabout by Mother of the Redeemers catholic church
Colour of The day:  A red Tee shirt on Black or blue
How can I contact the organizer with any questions, for support, volunteer or walk with Warriors?
We will be very glad to hear from you, you can ;
Email us at thediaryofaudrey@gmail.com
call us on 07060499792// 08126839103 or reach us on our social media pages.
PS
Wear a red tee

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