Supporter’s mission is to increase self-efficacy, improve the overall quality of life for patients living with sickle cell and thalassemia, children, adults, and their families within the State of Oklahoma; through systemic changes in patient care, disability policies, education, family support, economic self-sufficiency, awareness, and advocacy.
To increase the education, awareness, and advocacy of sickle cell disease/trait in Oklahoma and highlight the challenges and impact to individuals, families, and communities living with sickle cell/thalassemia disease/trait.
Decrease sickle cell disease in Oklahoma through community education, testing awareness, and advocacy. Equip individuals, families, and the Oklahoma community agencies with training needed to support, advocate, and educate others on behalf of those affected by sickle cell/thalassemia disease/ trait.
Delegates: Velvet Brown Watts, Jeremiah Watts, Cynthia Brooks, Dr. Sherri Tapp, Lorice Cooper