Care Walk 2017 is May 7!

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Registration is now open for CAF’s Care Walk 2017!  You can register as an individual or team or can make a donation to anyone who is Care Walking this year! CAF’s Care Walk raises awareness of thalassemia and funs for our important programs. And it lets all those with thalassemia know that people are supporting them as […]

CAF Welcomes New Intern Maiya Baum

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

February 12, 2017 – CAF is happy to welcome Maiya Baum, who is joining us as an intern. Maiya will be working with National Communications Director Mary Woldegiorgis and National Development Director Henry Ackermann on a variety of projects. CAF asked Maiya to share a little about herself with our friends: “I am a recent […]

CAF Westchester-Rockland Chapter Hosts “Night At The Races” Benefit on April 1

Monday, February 13th, 2017

February 13, 2017 – The CAF Westchester-Rockland Chapter welcomes all to experience the annual “Night at the Races” benefit on April 1st, 2017. This fun-filled event features a buffet dinner, open bar and raffle prizes. Guests will bet on the video horse races throughout the evening. The event will begin at 7pm at the V.I,P, […]

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 […]