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Please help by making a donation and/or joining our volunteer family. No matter the amount, your contribution will support services, programs and resources that improve the quality of life for those affected by sickle cell disease.

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A $25.00 donation will provide a local health fair with 100 brochures with FAQs about sickle cell disease and the programs and services provided by SCANJ.

A $50.00 donation will provide parents of a baby newly diagnosed with sickle cell disease with a baby book, new outfit, diapers and a guide for caring for your child with sickle cell disease.

Thank you so much for the Robbie the Red Blood Cell Book…my baby loves it when I read it to her.”
–Dawn H.

A donation of $100.00 will provide transportation and follow up hospital visits for individuals with sickle cell disease who are hospitalized

“We didn’t know what we would do without your help. You went way above in helping us and we are so grateful.”
–Rita H.

A donation of $500.00 will keep 500 families affected by sickle cell disease informed with sickle cell related news and announcements for 4 months

“I love the callingpost announcements. Thanks for keeping me informed on what’s happening…”
-Olga B.

A donation of $1000.00 will fund a 6 week series of free workshops, books and materials for individuals to learn how to better self manage their health and learn how to lead others to healthier choices through the Stanford University Chronic Disease Self Management Program.

“The best seminar I have had the pleasure of attending. Hats off to your Master Trainers, Darlene, Kevin and Mary, who delivered the program with high energy and passion. They are truly dedicated to quality training and maintaining the efficacy of the Stanford Program. It was informative and enabling for managing a healthier lifestyle. Thank you for the effort put forth to offer this training”
–Loly M.

A donation of $2500.00will help fund the Poster Child Program including the participant’s travel, lodging, meals and registration to the national convention of the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America.

“We learned so much. It was amazing, the outpouring of support.”
–Nicole A.

Whatever you give will be used to benefit children and families in New Jersey affected by sickle cell disease.

Matching Gifts

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Many employers match contributions made by their employees to qualifying charitable organizations. Contact your personnel or community relations department for a copy of the matching gift form. Complete this form and include it with your donation.

SCANJ will complete the required verification information and mail the form to the appropriate company contact. Feel free to contact the SCANJ by calling (973) 482-9070 or by emailing

All donations, no matter how small, will be used for our programs and services that benefit children and families in New Jersey who are affected by sickle cell disease. For more information on donating, sponsoring a grant or making a major gift, please contact Mary Bentley LaMar, Executive Director, at (973) 482-9070 or via email at

Our Wish list:

Time, talents and in kind donations are needed too.

  • Donated or low cost office space
  • Office Furniture
  • Toys for the Holiday Party
  • Baby clothes and baby books for the Baby and Parent’s To Be and Baby Shower
  • Gas Cards for transportation assistance
  • Laptop computer
  • Printing services
  • LCD projector and screen
  • Digital camera
  • Photography services
  • Video camera
  • Funding for administrative staff, case worker and RN
  • Company van
  • Flat screen Television
  • Stationery
  • Volunteers
  • Events Sponsorship
  • A need that you’ve identified

A great way to see the effect of your donation is to attend one of our programs or serve as a volunteer. Please feel free to contact us at (973) 482-9070 or via email at should you wish to attend or if you would like more information on our SCANJ programs and services.


Sponsorships are available for the 24Seven Line-Dance Marathon and other special events. Please click on the event for more information and contact Mary Bentley LaMar at (973) 482-9070.

Please send your contributions with checks payable to:
The Sickle Cell Association of New Jersey is a 501c3 organization.
EIN# 80-0474935
Your contributions are tax deductible by law.

By mail:  
Please make all checks and money orders payable to:
SCANJ P.O. Box 9501 Newark, New Jersey 07104

Donate Online by clicking on the button above.

On behalf of the Sickle Cell Association of New Jersey and of all our volunteers, thank you for your support!

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