Save the Date! CAF 4th Annual Gala

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

      Save the Date: Cooley’s Anemia Foundation 4th Annual Gala Thursday, June 8, 2017 The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers For more information, contact  

CAF Accepting Applications for 2017 Medical Research Fellowships and Grants

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

October 4, 2016 – The Cooley’s Anemia Foundation is accepting applications for medical research grants and fellowships in areas related to thalassemia.  The awards are in 3 categories: Support for Ongoing Clinical Research in Thalassemia;  Clinical Trials in Thalassemia Cell and Gene Therapy;  and Research Fellowships. Details are as follows: SUPPORT FOR ONGOING CLINICAL RESEARCH […]

CAF Welcomes New Staff Member

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

October 4, 2016 – CAF is happy to announce a new addition to our staff. Henry Ackermann joined us this week as our National Development Director. Henry Ackermann Henry Ackermann will be leading our national fundraising efforts by creating and implementing a new development plan with a vision for the Foundation’s short term and long term success. Henry […]

Swing Dance Fundraiser and Billy Joel Raffle with Staten Island Chapter on October 23

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

September 28, 2016- CAF Staten Island Chapter is thrilled to invite all to attend the “At the Hop” swing dance fundraiser on Sunday, October 23 at the Staten Island Hilton Garden Inn from 12pm-4pm. This event features live music from The Dreamers Swing Band, a cash bar, and a dance floor to show off your swingin’ moves! […]

CAF Awards $202,500 Funding in Medical Research Fellowships

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

September 27, 2016- CAF is pleased to announce that four new Cooley’s Anemia Foundation Medical Research Fellowships and one renewal Fellowship have been awarded for the 2016-2017 grant cycle. In addition, this year we have awarded a new Clinical Research Grant to support ongoing clinical research in thalassemia. The total amount of funding for the […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Maria Saradpon and Erica Martinez

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

September 21, 2016 – In honor of World Gratitude Day, CAF is pleased to launch our “Volunteer Spotlight” series to highlight the stories of some 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 […]

Milana Family Foundation Golf Outing for CAF Was a Huge Success

Saturday, September 17th, 2016

September 14, 2016 – The Golf Outing and Poker Tournament held by the Milana Family Foundation on September 12 was a tremendous success.  The event raised funds for two charities, CAF and Stop Abuse. The amount raised that is coming to CAF is an amazing $75,000. “I was honored to attend the outing and tournament […]

Pace’s Stakes Benefit: A Night at the Races

Thursday, September 15th, 2016

September 15, 2016- CAF welcomes all to join our Suffolk Chapter for the Pace’s Stakes Benefit for CFK and Cooley’s Anemia. This event will take place at Pace’s Steakhouse on the evening of November 15, 2016. The event features a cocktail hour complete with lobster, shrimp, clams, oysters, a pasta station and an open bar. Steak with […]

Slides from 2016 Patient-Family Conference

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

August 29, 2016 – This year’s Patient-Family Conference was a notable success, with much valuable information presented over the course of the two days. CAF is pleased to make available in pdf form some of the information presented at the Conference. In order to download the pdfs, click on the title of each presentation (below). Nutrition for […]

Information for U.S. Thalassemia Patients Travelling Abroad

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

August 4, 2016 – The Cooley’s Anemia Foundation recommends that individuals with thalassemia who intend on travelling internationally inform their doctor about travel plans. With careful planning, your doctor can create a transfusion schedule that will help you avoid emergencies during your trip. Don’t forget that this careful planning should include the transfusion upon your […]