Events


Empowered to Make a Difference: Why I Care Walk

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

April 4, 2013 – Erin Dean and her “A Team” will be Care Walking at Hoboken Waterfront Park, while Erin’s sister, Katherine, will lead a Walk in Atlanta.  (Click here for the A-Team’s Care Walk page!) Erin’s Story: Erin got involved in Care Walk last year because her husband, who has beta thalassemia major, had recently  faced […]

Why I Care Walk: Sharon Radonis

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

March 28, 2013 – Sharon Radonis is once again organizing a Care Walk for May 5, this one to be held at Bellport Village Marina in Bellport, NY.  CAF caught up with her in the midst of all her planning to talk to her about why she is so dedicated to Care Walk. Sharon’s Story: […]

Cigar Smoker Set for May 10

Friday, March 15th, 2013

March 14, 2013 – There’s one place to be on May 10: at the 2013 CAF Cigar Smoker at New York’s legendary Grand Havana Room. The Smoker starts at 6:00, but your evening starts as soon as you walk into the lobby of 666 Fifth Avenue, the building that houses the Grand Havana Room.  The lobby […]

Long Island Chapter Holds Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Night April 25

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

March 7, 2013 – Know when to hold ’em and when to fold ’em – or just like playing poker?  Then get yourself out to the Long Island Chapter of CAF’s “Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Night” at Life Quality BMW in Brooklyn on Thursday, April 25. In addition to some mighty fine card playing, the […]

Registration for Care Walk 2013 Is Open

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

January 6, 2013 – Registration for CAF’s Care Walk 2013 is now open!  Sign up today to participate in the May 5 event by clicking here! Care Walk is the Cooley’s Anemia Foundation’s annual fundraising event and opportunity to bring together the thalassemia community and its supporters around the country.  Rather than hold one huge […]

Staten Island Golf Outing is April 19

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

February 6, 2013 – Staten Island’s South Shore Golf Club is the place to be on Friday, April 19, as the Staten Island chapter’s 2013 Cooley’s Anemia Golf Outing takes to the greens. Registration and lunch are at 11:00, in advance of the 12:30 shotgun start.  Cocktails and dinner follow at 6:00.  Want more?  There’s […]

Suffolk Chapter Holds Car Show on April 28

Monday, February 4th, 2013

February 4, 2013 – Start your engines and get ready!  CAF’s Suffolk chapter is holding its 2013 Car Show and Test & Tune Run on April 28 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Central Islip Fire Department Training Facility, 110 Wheeler Road, Central Islip, NY. The chapter held its first Car Show last […]

Get Your Appetites On – NYS OSIA Dine Around is April 2

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

January 31, 2013 – The New York State Grand Lodge of OSIA (Order Sons of Italy in America) has set its 2013 Dine-Around for Cooley’s Anemia for Tuesday, April 2. For the Dine Around, some of Long Island’s finest restaurants provide a variety of dishes from which diners choose.  The Dine Around runs from 7:00-10:00 […]

2013 Miracle Plunge Splashes Down on March 16

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

January 30, 2013 – On March 16, plunge into the Atlantic for a great cause! Actually, for THREE great causes! The 6th Annual Elks’ Miracle Plunge is a fundraising event that raises money for the Cooley’s Anemia Foundation, as well as for Children’s Specialized Hospital and Elks’ Camp Moore. Register today to join the hundreds […]

CAF Suffolk Chapter Holds Classic Car Event on October 21

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

September 26, 2012 –  This fall, as Detroit unveils its latest new models, why not spend a little time with a few classic cars as well?  Join the Suffolk chapter of CAF on October 21, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., for its first ever “Classic Car Show and Test & Tune.”  Hosted by classic car […]