The 8th Annual Walk for Sickle Cell in Austin

Saturday, June 2nd at 9:00am
Doris Miller Auditorium
2300 Rosewood Ave.
Austin, TX 78702
United States

Event Description:

The 8th annual, 3K Walk for Sickle Cell in Austin, hosted by the Sickle Cell Association of Texas Marc Thomas Foundation, will be held on Saturday, June 2, 2018, at 9 am in Rosewood Park, Austin, Texas. This annual event raises funds to help Texas families affected by sickle cell disease by helping to send children to Camp Cell-A-Bration, a free camp for children ages six to 14 with sickle cell disease.

The walk will also feature an indoor exposition inside Doris Miller Auditorium offering the community resources from local vendors, activities for children, and free sickle cell trait testing. On-site registration starts at 8:00 am with the walk scheduled to start at 9:00 am, rain or shine.  The registration fee is $25 for adult participants, children ages 6-15 have a registration fee of $15 and children with sickle cell disease are FREE. Pre-registration includes an official walk t-shirt for adults and children, while supplies last. After the walk, all walk participants and supporters are invited back to the auditorium for raffle giveaways and memorial.

This event is designed for the whole family to enjoy! For more information on registering or if you are interested in volunteering, donating or becoming a vendor, visit www.walkforsicklecell.org or call 1-844-994-HOPE.

About The Sickle Cell Association of Texas Marc Thomas Foundation

The Sickle Cell Association of Texas Marc Thomas Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that was started by Marc Thomas in 1997. Over the past 20 years, the organization has impacted over 50,000 individuals through support, education, advocacy, assistance, referrals, and camps for children. This agency is the only organization in Texas accredited by the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America.