What Has Been Done?


  • Hope for Sickle Cell has been established as a 501c3 non-profit organization.

  • President of the Hope for Sickle Cell Organization, Tokunbo Olaniyan, was a featured speaker at a congressional briefing. She shared the impact Sickle Cell can have on an individual’s life and continued to spread awareness about the Sickle Cell disease.

  • We have raised a total of $4,266.53 through various fundraisers, such as bake sales and fairs, in addition to donations from family and friends.

  • We have visited the Sickle Cell patients of Saint Nicholas Hospital in Lagos, Nigeria, one of the clinics Hope for Sickle Cell has teamed up with.

  • So far we have raised a total of fifty-five bottles of hydroxyurea from pharmaceutical companies.

  • So far we have donated fifty-five bottles of hydroxyurea to ACE Medicare, one of the clinics Hope for Sickle Cell has teamed up with. Each bottle contained one hundred capsules of hydroxyurea. The entire supply of fifty-five bottles can improve the symptoms of five patients with the Sickle Cell disease for one year.

  • President of the Hope for Sickle Cell Organization participated in the 7 Great Achievements Campaign, set up through the Johns Hopkins Hospital, in order to spread awareness about the Sickle Cell disease throughout the Baltimore area.

Current Projects

  • Hope for Sickle Cell Organization is working with Saint Nicholas Hospital in order to donate funds to Sickle Cell patients, so they can afford their medication.

  • We are currently raising more money through fundraisers, such as bake sales, fairs, in addition to donations from family and friends.

Future Projects

  • We plan to build more relationships and coordinate with other non-profit organizations that are focused on Sickle Cell disease.

  • We plan to return to Nigeria in order to establish more relationships with Sickle Cell clinics.

  • We plan to set up a sponsoring program through the Hope for Sickle Cell website, in order to provide the opportunity for the public to sponsor a sickle cell patient.

  • We plan to raise more money through Glenelg Country School athletics, local churches, and the Johns Hopkins Community.