BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – A stroll for sickle cell illness is being held on the park at Riverwalk. In the present day is the ninth annual Farewell to Sickle Cell stroll.
The stroll began at eight a.m. and goes till eleven a.m. In addition to the stroll there’s additionally face portray, clowns, henna tattoos, music, meals and raffle prizes.
This stroll is placed on by the Hina Patel Basis which takes all of the proceeds and places them in the direction of their packages that fund analysis and schooling to help native sufferers and households. The proceeds may also permit youngsters ages eight to 14 to attend sickle cell camp. The cash additionally helps to help tribal individuals in India affected by sickle cell illness.