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Meet Brianna: High School Senior and Care Walk Captain

Monday, March 20th, 2017

March 20, 2017- Throughout this Care Walk season, we are highlighting stories of some of the amazing people whose efforts make this event a success for the Cooley’s Anemia Foundation and all the patients we serve. With so many Care Walks taking place on the same day, we hope that these stories will invite us […]

CAF Accepting Video Submissions for #ThrivingWithThal

Friday, March 17th, 2017

  March 17, 2017 – While living with thalassemia comes with many challenges, patients find ways to thrive every day. Over the coming weeks, we will be sharing the stories of inspiring individuals who are #ThrivingWithThalassemia despite the obstacles that can sometimes feel overwhelming. To share your story, record a short video following the CAF […]

Life Quality BMW Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament on May 18

Friday, March 10th, 2017

March 10, 2017- The CAF Long Island Chapter welcomes all to join the 5th Annual Life Quality BMW Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament on Thursday, May 18. Life Quality BMW has serves as a committed supporter of CAF for over 45 years, and we are so very grateful for their continued support. This event features good […]

Camps for Children With Thalassemia

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

March 2, 2017- CAF is happy to provide information about camps for children with serious medical conditions including thalassemia. This is provided for informational purposes so that parents/patients can know about possible options they may wish to consider. CAF does not endorse one camp over another. The Painted Turtle The Painted Turtle is a camp […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Cammie Brandofino

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

March 2, 2017- CAF launched our “Volunteer Spotlight” Series last year to highlight the stories of some of the many selfless volunteers who play a major role in making our work possible. We are truly grateful for all of the love and heart-felt effort each of our volunteers puts into organizing awareness events, blood drives […]

CAF Suffolk Chapter Hosts the 48th Annual Gift of Life Ball

Friday, February 24th, 2017

February 24, 2017- The CAF Suffolk Chapter welcomes you to the 48th Annual Gift of Life Ball on the evening of June 20, 2017 at Villa Lombardi’s. This year we will be honoring our 2017 Man of the Year, Mr. Troy Caruso of McAlpine Contracting Company and Radium 2 Capital. The event features entertaintainment by the […]

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. […]