To celebrate ‘World Sickle Cell Day’ please join Funke Akindele, Yinka Davies, Desmond Elliot, Tosyn Bucknor, 9ice, ID Cabasa, Bash, SACO. PITA & a host of others as they show support for people living with sickle cell and to create awareness, the event theme is RED UMBRELLA WALK.
It will be followed by a CELEBRITY FOOTBALL MATCH featuring celebrities, friends of sickle cell and the Lily stars. There will be free medication for people with sickle cell and Genotype testing for first 50 who register. Free T-shirts will be made available.
Interested attendees can sign via eventbrite by searching for RED UMBRELLA WALK or call 08077828255. Sickle Cell affects at least 4m Nigerians, the highest in the world. Join us as we break sickle cell cycle globally #IWalk4SickleCell
Date: Saturday 20th June, 2015.
Time: REG 8am. TAKE OFF 8: 30 .
Take off point and event venue is Kernel Park, Kernel Street, off Amosu Street, by UBA., off Bode Thomas Street,(ice Surulere, Lagos.
The Sickle Cell Advocacy & Management Initiative (SAMI) was established in 2008 to create awareness and educate people on Sickle Cell, as well as provide medical and emotional support to those living with the disorder. Our mission is to employ strategic partnerships with organisations and individuals to reduce the effects of Sickle Cell Anaemia Disorder in society, through awareness, advocacy and support. “Touch A Cell” and XTRA Care free clinic are some of the programs it runs. This event is powered by SAMI and CRIMON BOW NG and supported by Me Cure,Theo waters, Cake Bazaar, Just Ama, G Wears with media support from Legacy Entertainment. Olori Super, Talk Village International, Arize Magazine, Askublog, Hype Station NG, Classic Promo NG and Evelynonline.com
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