Neufeld to Depart Medical Advisory Board, Kwiatkowski to Assume Chairmanship

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

January 30, 2017 – The Cooley’s Anemia Foundation is announcing a change in the Chairmanship of its Medical Advisory Board (MAB). Ellis Neufeld, MD, PhD, who has been Chair of the MAB since 2009, is stepping down as of March 1. Janet Kwiatkowski, MD, MSCE will be assuming the Chairmanship of this important Board. Dr. […]

Support CAF’s Care Walk Today!

Friday, January 27th, 2017

Cooley’s Anemia Foundation’s 2017 Care Walk takes place May 7!  Sign up to participate in a Care Walk or support one of the teams or individuals already walking!  Make a difference in the fight against thalassemia! Click here to register or donate!

An Open Letter of Thanks to Our Order Sons of Italy Family

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

      January 20, 2017 Dear Friends, A Happy and Healthy New Year to you and your families. I just wanted to take a few moments to give you a special “thank you” from the Cooley’s Anemia Foundation (CAF). For over 40 years, you have been the “rock and backbone” of CAF, supporting us, […]

Stronger Together: Leading the Fight Against Thalassemia One Care Walk at a Time

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

February 24, 2017- Erin Dean has served for five years as the Care Walk captain for The A Team. CAF thanks Erin for enriching the thalassemia community and raising awareness over the years, as well as for sharing her story. To join Care Walk 2017, visit  Erin became involved with Care Walk in 2012 […]

Join Care Walk 2017 to Walk for a Cure!

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Registration is now open for CAF’s Care Walk 2017, which is scheduled for May 7, 2017. Join the movement to Care Walk for a cure by registering today! Visit to get started!

2017 CAF National President’s State of the Foundation Letter

Friday, January 13th, 2017

January 12, 2017 – CAF National President Anthony J. Viola shares his thoughts on the state of CAF as the new year begins: A Happy and a Healthy New Year to our Cooley’s Anemia Foundation Family, Friends, and Supporters. 2017 (wow, lol) is upon us and as I am coming to the end of my […]

Care Walk 2017 Locations

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

We are in the process of gathering information on public Care Walks. Unless otherwise indicated, the Care Walks are scheduled for Sunday, May 7, 2017. As teams are formed and captains secure walk locations, we will update this page. Check in frequently for any new changes. If you are organizing a Care Walk for CAF and […]

Janelle Trieu Selected for 2016 CAF-ApoPharma Distinguished Scholar Award

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

January 11, 2017- The Cooley’s Anemia Foundation is pleased to announce that Janelle Trieu has been named recipient of the 2016 CAF-ApoPharma Distinguished Scholar Award. The Award is presented to U.S. individuals with a clinically significant form of thalassemia who have chosen to pursue postgraduate doctoral level studies in medicine or science. Janelle is currently […]

Cosmic Bowling Night with Staten Island Chapter on February 4

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

January 4, 2017- CAF Staten Island Chapter invites all to attend the Cosmic Bowling Night fundraiser on Saturday, February 4th at Rab’s Country Lanes from 9:30pm to 12am. Tickets are $30 per person and include shoe rental, bowling, pizza and soda. Prizes will be awarded to the top bowlers. Participants are encouraged to help raise […]

Survey for Parents Who Have Adopted a Child with Thalassemia

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

January 3, 2017 – The Thalassemia Nurses and Social Workers Committee is conducting a survey of families with an adopted child with thalassemia. If your family includes a child or children with thalassemia who are adopted, we hope you will participate in this survey to help the Committee obtain some basic information. You can click […]