2020 Sickle Cell Matters Walk

Our Sickle Cell Matters Walk brings nearly 1,000 people together to raise consciousness around the most common genetic disorder in the United States. More than just an awareness event, we walk to raise funds, promote the need for additional research, and combat medical inequities often faced by sickle cell patients.

NOTE: The Register Today button will direct you to our Go Fund Me Charity Page for registration, where you can also create a walk team. If you need help setting up your walk team, visit Set Up Your Team for step-by-step directions or contact Kristal Johnson for further assistance. 

$20 - Ages 16 & Over

$10 - Ages 3-15

Free - Ages 0-2

Add $1 - Museum tour ticket

Free - Warrior Stroll & Salute

Register first, then create a personalized fundraising page with your own photos, team name, goal, etc., and invite your friends to join.

Your company sponsorship   heightens the visibility of your commitment to social responsibility. The return on investment benefits us all.

This year we're offering two vendor opportunities: One provides day-of recognition and the other with limited sponsor benefits.

Roles range from hands-on day-of-event helpers, to community Host Committee members and Social Media Stars who get the word out.

Lead volunteers & key supporters 

Honorary Walk Chair

Deborah Smith Pollard, is co-host of  "Sunday Morning Inspiration" on MIX 92.3 FM and Professor of English Literature at the University of Michigan-Dearborn.

Honorary Walk Co-Chair

"Dr. Z," Ahma Zaidi is a Pediatric Oncologist/Hematologist, in the Comprehensive Sickle Cell Clinic at Children’s Hospital of Michigan, and nationally known SCD advocate. 

Sponsors & Vendors

Your company helps take our walk from good to great and enables us to changes lives and create possibilities - especially in times like these.

For additional information, please contact the following SCDAA-MI staff for specific assistance or call (313) 864-4406:

Registration, team setup or technical issues - email Kristal Johnson

Sponsorships - email Stefanie Worth

Vendor Information - email Tracie Conic

2020 Sickle Cell Matters Walk Sponsors
Diamond Presenting Sponsor
Silver Sponsor
Copper Sponsor

Sickle Cell Disease Association of America -
Michigan Chapter, Inc.

18516 James Couzens Fwy, Detroit, MI 48235

(313) 864-4406 OR (800) 842-0973


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