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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 […]

NYS OSIA Dine Around for CAF on April 4

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

March 9, 2017- The New York State Grand Lodge of OSIA (Order Sons of Italy in America) welcomes all to attend the Culinary Classico “Year 2017 Dine Around” to benefit Cooley’s Anemia Foundation. The event will take place on April 4 at Verdi’s Catering Hall of Westbury from 7-10pm. This fun-filled night features food, wine, and […]

Patient Profile: Lisa Guidice, Proud Jersey Girl #ThrivingWithThal

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

February 21, 2017- Lisa Falco Guidice is an active member of the CAF patient community, and we thank her for sharing her inspiring story. I am a proud Jersey girl, born in Summit and raised in Florham Park.  After being diagnosed with thalassemia major at 6 months old, my mother did everything she could to […]

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, […]

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 www.bit.ly/carewalk2017.  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 bit.ly/carewalk2017 to get started!

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 […]

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 […]