Every donation makes a difference

Your donations allow the realization of several projects improving the quality of life.

Video tribute

The philanthropy award was presented to Mr. Wilson Sanon at the second edition of the Gala Dynasty held on February 3, 2018 in Tohu.

Charity event

Our 12th annual gala is coming soon! Book your May 5th and take out your best clothes of the black and white theme.

Every donation makes a difference

Your donations allow the realization of several projects improving the quality of life.

Improving the quality of life

SCAQ is a voluntary organization , a leader in the cause of children and all people with sickle cell disease in Quebec

How are your donations used?

Every donation makes a difference and allows the realization several projects improving the quality of life such as family respite center to break the isolation , donations advanced equipment for specialized care, a scholarship program and the setting funds feet for clinical research.

Widespread than any other genetic disease

The sickle cell disease is more prevalent than any other genetic disease such as cystic fibrosis , Phenylketonuria (PKU ) , Hemophilia , Tay -Sachs and muscular dystrophy . According to the World Health Organization (WHO) , sickle cell anemia is recognized as one of the 4 plagues , as well as malaria , AIDS and tuberculosis.

The fight against this incurable disease

Currently sickle cell disease is incurable, but adequate medical care can reduce the impact of some if its effects . Pain in the person with sickle cell disease should be treated quickly and effectively since more often than not, it will reoccur.

Our projects

Every donation makes a difference

Every donation makes a difference and allows the realization several projects improving the quality of life such as family respite center, donations advanced equipment and the setting funds feet for clinical research.

Screening

Screening in newborns

Available free of charge to all newborns eligible for the Quebec Health Insurance Plan.

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SCAAQ camp 2017

SCAAQ camp 2017 This year again, many children and their parents participated in this edition of our annual camp. Nothing could stop this year’s group, not even a covered sky, and all for the greatest pleasure of big and little ones! Partners The generosity of the...

Fundraising Gala 2017

Fundraising Gala 2017 On April 29th, the 11th SCAQ Fundraising Gala took place at the Hotel Hyatt in Montreal under the theme Black tie 007. More than 290 guests were present and were able to attend various performances as well as presentations introducing the work of...

Christmas time at the SCAAQ

Christmas time at the SCAAQ The holiday season was like always a time for everyone to get together at the SCAAQ. First, the Young Adults Network got together for a cocktail dinner. It was a time highly enjoyed by all, giving an opportunity to connect with others and...

Symposium 2016

Symposium 2016 November 5th, the SCAAQ had the pleasure to be hosted by the IRCM for the 6th edition of our symposium on sickle cell anemia. Professionals, patients and their families and friends had a full day to connect and discuss on different matters of the...

Partners

The generosity of the partners plays a key role in the development and growth of the Sickle Cell Anemia Association of Quebec. Their support is invaluable. We thank them from the heart.