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10 Instas You Should Follow for SCD Awareness and Fundraising Inspo

March 30, 2016 by Andrea
Photo: CreateHer Stock

Photo: CreateHer Stock



Last year, we published a popular round-up of the Twitter accounts every sickle cell warrior should follow, and now, we're bringing you a similar list of Instagram accounts dedicated to sickle cell awareness and education.

Inspired by a recent tweet to us asking how people can turn what the McCourty Twins do into national awareness and fundraising, this list is the perfect start for gathering much of the inspiration you'll need to launch your campaigns. Of course, most events do not start nationally right out the gate, but begin on the local or regional level and grow from there. But who knows, maybe you'll end up pitching your newfound ideas to a national association that can help take your concepts to the next level a little bit sooner.

@sicklecell101
"Certified sickle cell educators | education + awareness"

@sicklecellmatters
"Connecting families, healthcare professionals, private and public entities worldwide to promote awareness and online funding campaigns for SCD."

@ssscfoundation
Samira Sanusi Sickle Cell Foundation based in Lagos, Nigeria

@shawnstestimony
"You will get awareness all day with us! A pinch of luv and a lil treasure on the side. U wanna learn how 2 advocate like no otha ... come join us!"

@sicklecell.life
"Sickle-cell anemia - facts Tips to live your life ... Motivation, Quotes, Treatment, Healthy food/drinks tips"

@nazhitheebaker
"12yrs Old Chef. Creator of Nazhi Thee Baker Angel Foundation Non-Profit Organization"

@scdaa
"Official Page of the National Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc."

@sicklecellstories
"A place you can share your sickle cell experiences."

@paincrisis
"Sickle Cell Advocate. Breaking the silence one post at a time."

@sicklecellfoundationng
"Sickle Cell Foundation Nigeria. Bringing hope to the African Child." 

Did we miss any of your favorite sickle cell warriors? Add their Twitter handles in the comments below!


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