Chicago Chapter

Contact: Teresa Tomaino,

Chicago is home to a sizable thalassemia population, and the Chicago Chapter serves the greater metropolitan area.  The Windy City and its environs can be a bit cold at times, but the people have a warm heart.  Won’t you add your warmth to our cause and join the Chicago chapter?  Your help is very valuable to us!

Chicago Chapter News

Check Items Off Your Holiday List and Support CAF at the Same Time

November 16, 2014 – The holidays are coming up fast, which means it’s time to start thinking about what to get for all those special people on your list. How about some beautiful Yankee candles to brighten the home? CAF Chicago chapter member Teresa Tomaino has set up an account at so that people […]

Chicago Chapter Has “Bocce for Cooleys” Event

October 12, 2009 – Get your bocce arm in shape – and go bowling for CAF! The Chicago Area Chapter of CAF is holding an evening of bocce ball to help raise awareness of and funds for Cooley’s anemia.  The date is November 6, the time is 7:00-10:00, and the place is Pinstripes in South […]