Hand Of Hope - SCA was founded May 15, 2013
Our name changed to Hands of Hope - Sickle Cell Awareness on August 14, 2014
Current name approved by the Florida Department of State Division of Corporations March 16, 2015
July 31, 2015 - Approved by Internal Revenue Services granted 501 (c) (3) non profit status
August 28, 2015 - Hillsborough County School District approves organization for students to earn community hour
Transpiration assistance (discharged from hospital and doctor’s appointments).
Community information and referral (doctor's specialist, community programs and services).
Social and emotional support through support groups meetings, individually or family counseling ( weekly, monthly or on as needed basis).
Health education to new families living with sickle cell.
Community educational training, tutoring, and mentoring.
$25.00 donation made to individuals after a 3 day stay period in a medical facility for sickle cell related issues (within a 3 month period).
Hospital visitations if requested.
We Are Family Fashion Show - 2017
Spot W.D. Anderson
2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Parade - Tampa, Florida
We are a 501 (c) (3) tax exempt organization. Your financial contributions may be deducted for federal income purpose. Please consult your finical divisor to determine the extent of your tax benefit.
Hands of Hope does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender orientation, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, and vendors.