June 07, 2024

Calling all passionate health professionals and sickle cell community advocates. We're seeking volunteers to help share educational information about sickle cell disease and conduct sickle cell trait testing at the Medical Mission At Home Health Fair. By volunteering your skills, you can increase sickle cell trait awareness and help break the cycle of sickle cell disease. Together, let's empower individuals with knowledge and promote healthier futures. Interested?

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September 14, 2023

Greetings BTSSCC Sickle Cell 5K Volunteers  
Thank you for partnering with us for the BTSSCC 3rd Annual Sickle Cell Warrior Walk Run 5K! As a community we will have an opportunity to show support to those impacted by sickle cell disease and highlight the importance of individuals learning and understanding their personal sickle cell trait status. We appreciate you joining us to offer your services that can be utilized to improve quality of life, in one way or another, for all participants.  We aim for you to have an amazing and memorable experience with us, so here is some valuable information to get you prepared for Friday's Dinner and Saturday's 5K Walk/Run.  

Volunteer Contact Person: Lukhan Cooper/(931) 677-0590

If you volunteered for the Friday 9/15/23, Pre-Race Dinner Arrive by 5:00pm

Plaza Mariachi- Xenote Event Space

3955 Nolensville Pk, Nashville, TN 37211

Dress: business casual 

Saturday 9/16/23 5K Volunteers


Shelby Bottoms Park- Riverview Shelter 

1900 Davidson Street 

Nashville, TN  37206 

**For directions to the shelter you can put Riverview Pavilion into Google Maps or Waze with a zip code of 37206 


or follow the parking signs to the Old Timers Baseball Parking Lot 


Arrival Time    

We would like all volunteers to arrive by 6:00am. Once parked in Old Timers Baseball Parking Lot, please report to the Riverview shelter Where you will be greeted by Lukhan Cooper, your volunteer coordinator for this year's 5k Run/Walk Event. Lukhan’s number is (931) 677-0590 this will come in handy on race day for communication.  


Next Steps: 

We will conduct temperature checks and ask Covid-19 screening questions and practice safe social distancing.  

Lukhan will then assign your volunteer stations and who you will be working with in your group.  This year's volunteer participation will involve set up, race station, and breakdown assignments. 

General Event Details 
 We are expecting 100 to 150 participants. 

  • 5K run begins promptly at 8am  
  • 1 Mile Walk at 8:05am   
  • Awards ceremony 9:15AM 
  • The event ends at 10:30am.   

Thank you again for partnering with us to help break the cycle of sickle cell disease!  

If there are any questions or concerns, please contact us at [email protected]. We are looking forward to seeing you soon!