First Tennessee and AutoZone Commit to Break the Sickle Cycle

Published On 07/10/2011

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Local corporations, First Tennessee and AutoZone, give generously to support Sickle Cell.

Did you know Memphis has one of the largest populations of Sickle Cell patients in the country? Passionate healthcare leaders, philanthropists, and citizens are working together to build the Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center of Memphis—a place dedicated solely to the care and treatment of adult Sickle Cell patients.

Corporate neighbors have joined in the effort to break the sickle cycle by donating generously to help build the Center. AutoZone has committed $50,000 and the First Tennessee Bank Foundation has committed $100,000.

We are grateful to our donors who are helping to make this effort a reality. To learn more about the Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center of Memphis or to give call Mark Yancy at 901.516.0508.