The 19th June marks World Sickle Cell Day, so Miffy is raising awareness and funds to support those affected by the disorder. Sickle cell disorder is the most common hereditary blood disorder in the world, with approximately 15,000 people in the UK being affected by it. Approximately 270 babies are born with the condition in the UK each year, as hereditary conditions are passed from one generation to another through the family’s genes.
World Sickle Cell Day is a recognised day across the world – it’s an opportunity to raise awareness and funds for those living with the disorder and to celebrate their amazing achievements. This year, Miffy is continuing to take part by donating 10% of the profits from her sickle cell toys to research treatments and cures.
If you’d like to help Miffy in her mission to support those with the disorder, you can purchase a Miffy Sickle Cell soft toy here – https://miffyshop.co.uk/search?q=sickle
To find out more about sickle cell disorder and World Sickle Cell Day, head to the Sickle Cell Society’s website here – https://www.sicklecellsociety.org/world-sickle-cell-day-2022/