QSCAN – QUEENS SICKLE CELL ADVOCACY NETWORK
WALK TO END SICKLE CELL NOW
September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month and as part of its observances, the Families and Individuals of the Queens Sickle Cell Advocacy Network, Inc. are sponsoring our Annual Walk-A-Thon on Saturday, September 10, 2016, to bring awareness, education and research about Sickle Cell Disease to the community at large.
Date: Saturday, September 10, 2016
Weather: Rain or Shine
Wardrobe: Wear RED
8:00 AM – Registration/Check-In
Drop off your donation envelopes. Fill out a “Why I Walk” sign to honor someone living with sickle cell disease or in remembrance of a loved one who has passed away; pick up sickle cell information in the QSCAN Resource Tent; and get a red streak put in your hair.
10:00 AM – Walk Begins
Location: Starting at 160th St, between Liberty Avenue and Archer Avenue (York College) near the last stop on the ‘E’ Train, Jamaica Center, ending at Roy Wilkins Park and Merrick Blvd, Queens, NY.
Walk Distance: 2.5 miles
VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED
Stick around after the walk and enjoy a day of fun festivities in Roy Wilkins Park.
Children’s Pavilion, Zumba, Music, Birthdays, Lite Snacks, and Vendors