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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. […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Let Your Heart Dance in Staten Island on Feb. 18

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

December 20, 2016 – Valentine’s Day is coming, and you know what that means: the New Jersey chapter’s annual “Let Your Heart Dance” is almost here!  Mark your calendars for February 18 and start getting your best moves ready for this ridiculously entertaining dinner dance. Held at the Staten Island Hilton Garden Inn at 1100 […]

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