Event Details

The Cure Sickle Cell Walk is a fundraising and awareness event for sickle cell disease research and care at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Families and friends gather to celebrate and honor sickle cell warriors with a ceremonial walk, patient stories, family activities and more.


Saturday, June 15, 2024

8 a.m.: Registration
9 a.m.: Program
9:30 a.m.: Ceremonial walk
10 a.m.: Fun activities for the whole family
11:30 a.m.: Event concludes


Citizens Bank Park
1 Citizens Bank Way
Philadelphia, PA 19148
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Step 1: Register

Start a team

Register and recruit friends and family to join your team.

Virtual registration is available for patient families or other participants who are unable to attend. Virtual teams and participants will create a personal mileage goal that is meaningful to their sickle cell warrior’s journey. For example, a team might pledge to reach 45 miles for a child’s 45 days as an inpatient.

Join a team

Register with an existing team.

Registration Fees

 Online Registration*
Adults (age 13+): $20
Children (age 4-12): $10
Children younger than 4: Free
Sickle cell patient: Free

Virtual participant (all ages): $15

*Online registration ends at noon on Thursday, June 13, 2024.

Event Day Registration
Adults (age 13+): $25
Children (age 4-12): $15
Children younger than 4: Free
Sickle cell patient: Free

Step 2: Raise Funds

To kick off your fundraising, we’ve compiled some fundraising resources to help you get started. The funds you raise go directly to groundbreaking research and individualized care for sickle cell patients at CHOP.

Together, we can create a breakthrough for every child with sickle cell disease.

Step 3: Walk and Have Fun

Gather your family and friends for a morning of walking, cheering and celebrating your sickle cell warrior! Participants will check in at Citizens Bank Park, enjoy activities, cheer on sickle cell patients and get active during the ceremonial walk.

Throughout the morning, participants will meet characters, play on moon bounces, get their face painted and more. All are encouraged to browse the sweepstakes baskets and submit bids for the Silent Auction. Additional details for the Silent Auction will be shared soon!

Prior to the walk, a short program will announce total dollars raised, top fundraising teams and share updates from the CHOP Sickle Cell Center. For more information about event day, check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

Cure Sickle Cell Walk Committee

Darlene Logan & Judith Royal

Members List
Jess Cellinesi
Patricia Darden, Esq.
Gilbert Davis
Sheldon Gray
Patrick Jean
Adrienne Johnson
Raymond Johnson
Tracey Johnson
Walter Logan, Jr.
Jonathan Nelson
Afia Ohene-Frempong
Mary Oladeji
Gbenga Oladeji
Emily Roberto
Judith Royal
James Royal, Jr.
Shirldaya Savage
Kathleen Vickers
Victoria Williams
Andrea Winslow

Our Sponsors

  • West Pharmaceutical Services
  • TIAA
  • S&T Bank
  • Medunik USA
  • dlivrd
  • Redirected Wood Co
  • CVS
  • Raising Cane's
  • Jon and Jen Rodack