I mentioned in an earlier post that Sickle Cell Disease is an inherited blood disorder where oxygen is inadequately delivered throughout the body due to the sickled shape (crescent shape) of the blood cell. This causes clumping of cells and in turn they are not able to properly pass through blood vessels to deliver oxygen. This can cause organ dysfunction and limit the quality of life.
The Sickle Cell Association of Ontario has an annual brunch to raise funds towards research as well as to help families who are living with this debilitating disease. The 14th Annual Fundraiser included presentations, performances by various artists in the community and a delicious brunch for all to enjoy. For more information follow them on Facebook