Shoot Out Sickle Cell 2018

In celebration of World Sickle Cell Awareness Day, Maryland Sickle Cell Disease Association presents our inaugural Shoot Out Sickle Cell 2018 event. Bring your family out to see some of Maryland’s best basketball talent …Old School and New School. Think you’ve got skills? Come take your best shot in out Half Time Shoot Out contest. DJ Keebee will be rocking the 1s and 2s.

Come learn about Sickle Cell Disease and Sickle Cell Trait. You can also learn how you can help to be a voice in the Sickle Cell Community!

Can’t attend but still want to help, make a donation for the cause? Ticket sales and donations will benefit the Northeast Sickle Cell Region!

Hope to see you there!!!!

Register here!

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