The society's main source of funds is from donations and fundraising.

We are very proud of our team who work tirelessly to raise money to fund the society and the support work we do. Read about how your fundraising and donations help adults and children affected by Sickle Cell. We would like to invite you to join us and become a member of the Society. We hope you will set up your own event to support us.

How you can help us raise funds

It’s simple and fun, just think of any activity, which could be a sponsored fun run or walk. Then contact our Fundraising Officer by completing the application form and sending it on to us. We will contact you to help with the arrangements and give you advice.

Download the fundraising form

Become a Fundraiser

  • e.g. Sponsored Run, Raffle etc...

How your kind donations are spent

We provide care and support to all those affected by Sickle Cell as well as other Support Services which include:
  • Holidays for children with Sickle Cell
  • Information resources
  • A helpline for people affected by sickle cell
  • The Brent Sickle Cell Advice and Support Service

We educate Professionals, and the Public through:
  • Talks, seminars, and training
  • Information literature
  • Newsletters
  • Our Web-site and Fund-raising Events

How to become a Volunteer

Volunteers play an important role in providing support to our team at the Society. Anyone over 18 who has some spare time can apply. We are looking for members of the public from a wide range of backgrounds for a variety of rewarding opportunities.

The vetting procedure will take approximately four weeks to complete after your initial interview and will include clearance from the Criminal Records Bureau, and character references.

Become a Volunteer

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It was a rewarding and fulfilling experience. I would definitely volunteer again. – Samantha Clark
Delivering an IT Workshop to children with Sickle Cell

Latest fundraising activity

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Support our Vitality 10K runners

These active fundraisers are running for the Society! Read more

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100 kilometres for charity!

Support Angela and Rex in their London to Brighton charity adventure Read more

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Malorie Blackman records charity appeal for sickle cell disorder

The award-winning author teams up with the SCS for an appeal airing on BBC Radio 4 on May 15th at 7.55am and 9.26pm. Read more

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Forget Batman v Superman… be a superhero for sickle cell

Fancy doing something for charity? Don that cape! Read more

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Cycle from London to Paris

A trip to Paris for a good cause? Mais oui! Read more

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Celebrating Alia Graham’s life

Alia Graham sadly passed away last month Read more

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Get active in the New Year

Looking for a race to train for? We've got three! Read more

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Left your Christmas cards a little bit late?

The Sickle Cell Society is here to help! Read more

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Fundraise for the Children’s Holiday 2016

We're already looking towards fundraising for our 2016 holiday Read more

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October Fundraiser spotlight

Meet our fundraisers this month! Read more

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September fundraiser spotlight: sharks and bikes!

Meet this month's fundraisers Read more

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