Show your Support for Sickle Cell Research, Resources and Awareness
Sickle Cell is the number one(1) killer of African American kids, ages 2-12.
Your Donation will help support research, resources, health strategies, comprehensive screening, education, and quality of life for those impacted by sickle cell disease.
Sickle Cell Disease is a Major Part of Mays Family History.
Jesse Mays Died of SCD in 1977.
Alexia Mays continues to battle the Disease and has dedicated her life to bring awareness,funding, research, and resources to the underfunded, and undervalued disease
May5Foundation, Inc. is a private non-profit organization that works within communities to improve living conditions and quality of living for those impacted by Sickle Cell, Youth Grief and Loss, and Homelessness.
We believe everyone should have access to resources that will help to develop a strong mind and body.
We are proud to have positively impacted the lives of over 2200 individuals since our existence.
We appreciate our sponsors who assist us in making an impact in the lives of those we serve.
Leglue Physical Medicine Clinic
Mays Development Group
Gupta Nephrology and Internal Medicine
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The May5foundation proudly announces Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards signed a proclamation declaring June 19th, 2022 as World Sickle Cell Awareness Day in the state of Louisiana.
The Governor of Louisiana also recognized May5foundation for their work in advocacy, research and awareness for Sickle Cell Disease.
Nationally, SCD affects about 150,000 African Americans, approximately 7,000 of whom reside in the state of Louisiana.
SCD disproportionately occurs in Black and Brown populations – affecting 1 in 325 Black and African Americans births and 1 in 18,200 Hispanic Americans births.
May5foundation has worked with the World Health Organization (WHO), United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Rare Disease Legislative Committee, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Democratic Governors Association (DGA), Republican Governors Association (RGA), Senator Tim Scott, First Lady Malania Trump, Advisory Committee on Rare Disorders among others to increase awareness and research for SCD, and provide support services to families impacted by Sickle Cell Disease.
Our mission is to increase public awareness of sickle cell disease by providing education and access. We advocate for quality care, research, and clinical trials. We provide resources and funding to warriors and families impacted by sickle cell disease
Our goal is to improve the lives of those experiencing homelessness by providing advocacy, humanity, love, ministry, support, tools, and resources.
Grief and Loss
Childhood loss and trauma is an experience that follows you throughout life.
Our "Amaysing Kids" outreach exist to provide resources and support to children and teens experiencing loss and grief.
We also provide grief and loss camps throughout the year.
*Meet Our Difference Maker Board*
Dr. Gerald LeGlue
Bruce T Mays Jr
Andrea Hutcherson Tanner