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A special shoutout and heartfelt  Thank You to our esteemed sponsors for your invaluable support of the SCAGO Sickle Cell Summit 2023 and commitment towards improving SCD care. 🩸

🌟 Vertex, Pfizer, Chiesi, Novo Nordisk, Editas Medicine, and TaskOp Global Consulting - Your contributions are pivotal in amplifying our mission to engage, empower, and advocate for the Sickle Cell Disease community. 

Your unwavering support helps to champion advancements in SCD care, fosters collaborations, and enables a platform for the exchange of knowledge and insights. Together, we’re making strides in the journey towards a more inclusive and equitable SCD landscape. 🌐

On behalf of the entire SCAGO team and the SCD community, we express our profound gratitude as  together we  pave the pathway for a brighter future in Sickle Cell Disease care and advocacy. 🙏💪
#SCAGOSummit2023 #SCAGOSummit #scdsummit2023
🩸 SCAGO Sickle Cell Summit 2023: Engage, Empower, and Advocate!🩸

🌐 Dive into the 3rd Annual Sickle Cell Awareness Group of Ontario (SCAGO) Summit – a virtual gathering for the Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) patient, caregiver and healthcare professional communities. Let’s unite, share, and advocatetogether! 💪

🔹 Our Goals
- Champion the ever-evolving world of SCD care 🌍
- Drive inclusive, equitable SCD care 🌈
- Strengthen provincial, national, and global collaborations 🤝

🔹 What’s in Store?:
- In-depth plenary sessions with diverse panelists - from political officials to health professionals to industry experts 🎤
- Interactive forums to discuss care delivery, challenges, and innovations 🔄
- An impressive Industry Partners Symposium: talk strategy and intitiatives with global leaders from the blood disorder community 🌐
🔹 Why Join?:
- Get the latest on SCD care practices, therapies, and opportunities 🚀
- Empower yourselfwith tools to tackle barriers to equitable care ❤️
- Explore cutting-edge SCD research and therapies

Together, let’s shape the future of Sickle Cell Disease care and advocacy. Are you in? 🙌

📅 Registration details: 🔗 In Bio

🤝 Thank you to our sponsors: Vertex, Pfizer, Chiesi, Novo Nordisk, Editas Medicine, TaskOp Global consulting.
#SCAGOSummit2023 #scagosummit

📌 Join the movement! Drive Advocacy for Sickle Cell at the 2023 Annual SCAGO Summit. 

🤝 Proudly brought to you by SCAGO (Sickle Cell Awareness Group of Ontario) and our prestigious sonsors. 

📆 When? November 3-4, 2023 
📍 Where? Virtual! From the comfort of wherever you are!

📣 What to Expect?
✨ Expert-led sessions 
✨ Interactive discussions on SCD advocacy, therapies, health promotion & more! 
✨ Dedicated learning tracks for Clinicians, Patients, Advocates 
✨ Virtual networking with leading healthcare professionals and passionate advocates

🎓 Earn Credits! This summit is an Accredited Group Learning Activity. Claim up to 7.5 hours of credit!

🎉 Theme: Advocacy for Sickle Cell Disease. Let’s unite, learn, and advocate for better care and understanding!

🤝 Thank you to our sponsors: Vertex, Pfizer, Chiesi, Novo Nordisk, Editas Medicine, TaskOp Global consulting.
#SCAGOSummit2023 #SCAGOSummit #SCDSummit2023
🎉 Toronto Marathon was a blast, and guess what? We’re lacing up for the Hamilton Marathon next! 🏃‍♂️ 

Mark your calendars for November 4th & 5th and join the fun. 
🗓️ SAT: NOVEMBER 4 | 9:00 A.M. EDT
🗓️ SUN: NOVEMBER 5 | 8:00 A.M. EST

You can donate through our 🔗 (in bio) | Let’s crush that donation goal together! 

 #Walk4SickleCellDisease #SCAGOWalksHM #ROAD2HOPE #SCAGOWalks  #RunForACause #hamiltonherewecome
✨ Join us on Oct 23rd | 6:00-7:30pm EST as we dive deep into the world of adults with sickle cell disease navigating midlife and more. 

Our Lived Experience panel will be joined by clinician Sophia Lilly, Nurse Practitioner specialising in mental health and elder care. We will discuss strategies for managing challenges and opportunities unique to this life stage.

Attendees will be included in our gift card draw!

🔗 Register: Link in Bio


✨ Rejoignez-nous le 23 octobre, de 18h00 à 19h30 HNE, comme nous plongerons en profondeur dans le monde des adultes drépanocytaires qui naviguent dans la quarantaine et plus.

Nos panelistes d'expériences vécues seront rejoint par la clinicienne Sophia Lilly, infirmière praticienne spécialisée en santé mentale et en soins aux personnes âgées. Nous discuterons des stratégies pour gérer les défis et les opportunités propres à cette étape de la vie.

Les participants seront inclus dans notre tirage au sort d'une carte-cadeaux !

#CommunitySupport #HealthAndHappiness #sicklecell #sicklecellawareness #sicklecellwarrior #sicklecellanemia #sicklecelldisease #sicklecellmatters
🏃‍♂️ SCAGO Hits the Pavement! 🏃‍♀️ 

We’re thrilled to be here at the Toronto Waterfront Marathon, lacing up our sneakers and getting ready to WALK! 🚶‍♂️👟 

A huge THANK YOU to everyone who donated and supported us in this amazing event! 🙏💕 

We’ll be sharing all the fun, excitement, and inspirational moments of our day on stories – so be sure to follow along! 📸🎉 If you’re joining the race too, please tag us 🏷️ @SCAGOSCD - we’d absolutely love to reshare and celebrate your journey as well! 🎊🤗 Let’s make waves together at the waterfront! 🌊 

#Walk4SickleCellDisease  #TCSCharitychallenge #SCAGOWalksTWM #SCAGOWalks #TorontoWaterfrontMarathon #CommunitySupport #WalkRunUnite
🙌 A HUGE thank you to our team, with a special shoutout to all who have donated and who are attending tomorrow! Your dedication enables SCAGO to raise crucial funds & stand in solidarity with SCD-affected families each year at the TWM 🏃‍♂️🏅

1️⃣ Bib Pickup: Check your email from TCS.
2️⃣ Group Photo: We’ll be meeting at the Friends and Family meeting zone – indicated by alpha letter flags. Please go to the “S” letter and let’s meet there for pictures between 7:30AM and 7:45 AM, please don’t forget your SCAGO sweater
3️⃣ Communication: If you want to Join our WhatsApp group for on-day coordination! DM us your number & someone will be in touch
4️⃣ Road Closures: Check out the Toronto Waterfront marathon for any road closures that could affect you
5️⃣ Shuttle Bus: Available 6 AM-7 AM on Richmond St W of Simcoe.
6️⃣ Social media: Remember to Tag us @SCAGOSCD and use the Hashtags #Walk4SickleCellDisease #SCAGORunsTWM #TCSCharitychallenge

See you at the finish line, team! 🎉🥇#SCAGO #TorontoWaterfrontMarathon #FundraisingHeroes #RunningForACause #MarathonReady #teamspirit
🙌 Gratitude Overflowing! 🌟

 With your incredible support, we’ve not only reached but surpassed our fundraising goal. 🎉 Let’s take a moment to hear a heartfelt message of appreciation from our President & CEO, Lanre Tunji-Ajayi! 🤝💖 
#Walk4SickleCellDisease  #TCSCharitychallenge #SCAGOWalksTWM
#ThankYou #FundraisingSuccess #GratefulHeart
🏃‍♂️ We’re just 10% away from hitting our fundraising goal!🏃‍♀️ 

A heartfelt thanks to everyone who has donated already!! We’re so so close to hitting our goal.

We’re on a journey to advocate and bolster support for those affecred with sickle cell disease and every ounce of your support has been monumental. 💖 

📢 We’d love to hear your stories! If you’re running 🏃, comment below and share who you are running for so we can celebrate and connect! 🎉👟 

🔗 Hit the *link in our bio* and embody the spirit of a #ChangeMaker! Let’s stride towards a future sprinkled with hope and resilience 🌅 

#SCAGORunsTWM #SupportSCAGO #EveryStepCounts 🚶‍♂️
 #TorontoMarathon #RunForACause #CharityRun #CharityEvent #CharityChallenge #RunnersOfInstagram #DonateToday #CharityWork #PleaseDonate #SupportSCAGO #MakeAnImpact #FundraisingForHealth #RunTowardsChange #EveryDonationCounts #SickleCellAwareness #CrossingFinishLines #MarathonFundraiser #SupportSickleCellCause #CharityTuesday #CommunityImpactRun.
🍁 Happy Canadian Thanksgiving from SCAGO 🍁

As we express our gratitude for the accomplishments and collaborations in the field of sickle cell disease this year, we also pause to reflect and honour the Indigenous lands upon which we gather and celebrate.

🌟 Today, let’s also remember and respect the vibrant cultures, significant contributions, and the continuous struggles of the Indigenous Peoples.

🧡 In this spirit of unity and acknowledgment, we extend our heartfelt thanks to YOU - our partners, collaborators, sponsors, and the entire sickle cell community for joining hands with us in our ongoing journey.

💪 Together, we shall continue to support, advocate, and raise awareness, ensuring our endeavours create a ripple of positive change in the lives of those affected by sickle cell disease.

🦃 Wishing you all a cozy, joyful, and very Happy Thanksgiving! May your day be filled with love, gratitude, and good company.

🍂 Let’s continue to create waves of positive change together! 🍂

#Thanksgiving #SCAGO #HonorIndigenousLands #Gratitude #Unity #Advocacy #sicklecellawareness #Community #Support
🏃‍♂️ The Toronto Marathon is *SOLD OUT*, but your chance to make an impact isn’t! 🏃‍♀️ 

SCAGO is thrilled to be partaking in this monumental event to 🚀 propel our mission forward in advocating and supporting those battling with sickle cell disease. 

We’re just 14% away from our fundraising goal, and EVERY DONATION counts! 💰 Your generous contribution not only brings us closer to our target 🎯 but also ensures you a tax receipt! 🧾 Let’s cross the finish line together and create a wave 🌊 of change in the lives of those affected! 🤝✨ 

hit the *link in our bio* to be a #ChangeMaker! Together, we run towards a better future 🌅  #SCAGORunsTWM #SupportSCAGO 🚶‍♂️

#SCAGORunsTWM #TorontoMarathon #RunForACause #CharityRun #CharityEvent #CharityChallenge #RunnersOfInstagram #DonateToday #CharityWork #PleaseDonate #SupportSCAGO #MakeAnImpact #FundraisingForHealth #RunTowardsChange #EveryDonationCounts #SickleCellAwareness #CrossingFinishLines #MarathonFundraiser #SupportSickleCellCause #CharityTuesday #communityimpactrun
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