The Otis Uduebor Sickle Cell Foundation

Who We Are

We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of persons with sickle cell disease and their loved ones.

What We Do

Provide programs and resources that: EMPOWER persons with sickle cell disease to live long, healthy and purposeful lives; SUPPORT their families and friends; and INCREASE public awareness of sickle cell disease.

And Why

To exemplify God's love for those affected by sickle cell disease so that they may know Him and the life, hope and purpose He offers through His Son, Jesus Christ.

Who is Otis Uduebor?

Diagnosed with sickle cell disease at the age of four, Otis was told he would not live to see his fifth birthday and, if he did, would not grow to be more than three feet tall. But Otis defied the odds. At his death in January 2007, Otis was 23 years old and over six feet tall. This foundation is dedicated to his memory.(Click here to read more)