Donating to Crescent Foundation

Let's Support The Sickle Cell Community Together

Crescent Cares

Your donation supports the growth and development or our Crescent Cares Program that provides direct community-based services and care coordination for survivors living with sickle cell disease in the Philadelphia & Delaware Valley. We appreciate your support!


Bridging The Gap

Transitioning from pediatric to adult healthcare facilities can be a challenging process for people with SCD. On a weekly basis, Crescent offers hour-long webinars on key topics of interest to patients transitioning between the ages 18-24. The goal is to teach patients how to smoothly transition to, and navigate through, the adult care system. Thanks for your support!


One Gene One Life

Your donations helps us fund our programming to empower the next generation of physicians to be more compassionate toward their patients and knowledgeable about our invisible disease.


General Donation



Yes! You can give in the following ways:

  • Legacy Gifts – FreeWill and CAF Legacy Society gifts are a great way to leave your support behind. 
  • Amazon Smile – Choose Crescent Foundation when you shop on Amazon. 
  • Real Estate or other Personal Property – The gift of space allows us to build community, host events, and more. 
  • Stocks or other Securities – Investment gifts keep on giving. 
  • IRA Charitable Rollover – Invest in the future of the sickle cell community.
  • Memorial Gifts – Make a donation in someone’s memory. 
  • Trusts and Annuities – Another way to invest in our community’s long-term future.
  • Endowed Gifts – Give the gift of sickle cell resilience. 
  • Company Matching – Raise funds with your employer.

Crescent is a Philadelphia nonprofit corporation. Crescent is a public charity exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Our Federal Employer Tax ID number is 35-2656326.

SSL / TLS Encryption: All Crescent Foundation donation forms are protected by SSL/TLS Encryption technology. The entire checkout process is exceptionally secure. We also use trusted third-party applications through Paypal and Stripe to process your payments.

Crescent Foundation doesn’t store any card information. All card and bank account data is tokenized before charging and processed through either Paypal or Stripe.

See our Privacy Policy for more information. 

Absolutely. It’s easy—simply check “hide my name and contact information” when you make your donation.

Unfortunately, we don’t accept mail-in donations at this time. Please note that no credit card information should be submitted to Crescent via e-mail or voicemail. Crescent’s compliance practices do not allow us to accept credit card information via e-mail or voicemail. Crescent accepts noresponsibility or liability for any credit card information left via these mediums.

The majority of funds are used in line with our mission supporting clinical, educational, and psychosocial programs. The remainder keeps our lights on, so we can do this work.