2014 Care Walk Locations

We are in the process of gathering information on public Care Walks for May 4, 2014. Please check back here later to see if a Walk has been added near you.

Register1More information on the Walks below, as well as additional Walks, will be listed as they become available.

Remember: Care Walk is a flexible concept. If a public Care Walk is not scheduled near you, you can set one up yourself or you can hold a Walk just for you and a few friends.

DonateWalkerUnless otherwise specified, the following Care Walks are scheduled for May 4, 2014.


Arizona CWArizona


Team Arizona
Desert Breeze Lake in Desert Breeze Park
(Click here for detail map location.)
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Contact: Antoni Foe, afsf@cox.net



Los Angeles

Dream Builders Team
The Point Vicente Interpretive Center
31501 Palos Verdes Drive West
Rancho Palo Verdes, CA 90275
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Contact: 310-882-1745

Maps and Pictures can be found in the following 3 links:




San Francisco

Info To Be Announced




Team Delaware Care Walk 2014
Newark Reservoir
4:00 p.m.
Contact Ralph Colasanti
Come and join me, my family, friends and my favorite supporters the Holy Angels Youth Group, and students from Holy Angels School in a leisurely walk around the reservoir, or if you’re a runner you can run the track and clock your distance. We hope to picnic following the walk weather permitting. Details on the picnic will follow.


District of Columbia/Maryland/Virginia

DC2013GroupGaithersburg, MD

May 3, 2014 (Please note date – May 3, not May 4 for this Care Walk)

DC Chillin’
RIO Washingtonian Center
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Contact: Chi Pham, Chi_Pham@hotmail.com



Fleming Island

May 3, 2014 (Please note date – May 3, not May 4 for this Care Walk)

Team Cammi Clan
Fleming Island Plantation Amenity Center
9:30 a.m.
Blood drive: 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Joseph & Lynzie Cammilleri: 904-238-3054, Lllpharmd@hotmail.com




Info To Be Announced




June 1, 2014 (Please note date – June 1, not May 4 for this Care Walk)

Burnham Park
47th & Lake Shore Grove 3
Chicago, IL 60653
Teresa Tomaino: teresatomaino@gmail.com




(See “District of Columbia/Maryland/Virginia” above)



Laketon Township

Team Hope
Mullaly Park
Horton Road
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Joel & Rebecca Wachter: jbwachter@frontier.com




Minnehaha Regional Park
4655 46th ST S
Minneapolis, MN, US 55417
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Picnic Half Day Minnehaha Park- Wabun A



St. Louis

STL Thal Pals
Creve Coeur Lake
9:30 – Meet
10:00 – Walk
Contact: Erica Stick




Team B Posi+ive
Esther Pilster Park
4002 N 88th Ave
Omaha, NE 68134
*Keystone trail, beginning at Esther Pilster Park (89th ave and Boyd Street)
1:00 p.m.
Contact Stacey Lazio, bslazio@aol.com


New Jersey


The A Team
Montville Community Park
130 Changebridge Road
Montville, NJ 07045
11:00-11:30 a.m. – Assembly and registration
11:30- a.m. – 12:00 noon – Walk
12:00 noon – 3:00 p.m. – Picnic and festivities
Erin Dean: (973) 794-4204, erinedean@earthlink.net



May 3, 2014 (Please note date – May 3, not May 4 for this Care Walk)

Team North Jersey CAF Chapter
Amy Celento: 973-662-9105, Amycelento@gmail.com



Team A.J.
Van Saun County Park, 216 Forest Avenue, Paramus, NJ
Turn into park off of Forest Avenue and bear right. Keep straight past the baseball fields to Pavilion “I” – near the pond.
Map and Directions: http://www.co.bergen.nj.us/index.aspx?NID=852
10:00 – 2:00
Contact: Lisa.petrullo@gmail.com

Point Pleasant

Team Super Scarlett’s
Point Pleasant Boardwalk
11:00 a.m.
Anyone wishing to join us for a fun day of walking and rides should contact Patty Stiso (201-370-1505; Cerchio540@verizon.net).


Team Jersey Girls
Location, Time & Information To Be Announced


New York


May 18, 2014 (Please note date – May 18, not May 4 for this Care Walk)

Team In Loving Memory of Michelle Palermo DiMaggio
Meeting at the Bandshell located at the end of Bellport Lane near the Marina.
11:00 a.m. – Registration/sign-in
There will be live music and children’s entertainment with face painting, balloon sculpting, carnival games & cotton candy provided by Small World Entertainment Company. We will also have a chinese auction and 50/50 raffle. This is a great family event! Please come down and show your support, everyone is welcome, even non-walkers. Please bring a blanket or chairs for your family.
Sharon Farrell Radonis: 631-901-8811, sradonis77@gmail.com

Team Zayna
Bellport Marina
Michael & Sarah Connolly: 6316671050, michaeleconnolly@gmail.com



May 18, 2014 (Please note date – May 18, not May 4 for this Care Walk)

Team Go Buffalo
Ellicott Creek Trailway bike path on N. Forest Rd
Williamsville, NY 14221
9:30 a.m.
Joycelyn Bila: jbila@hotmail.com



Team Gargi
Battery Park City (location TBA)
1:00 p.m.
Sasha Greco: (201) 714-4909, sashagreco@gmail.com


Orchard Beach

May 3, 2014 (Please note date – May 3, not May 4 for this Care Walk)

Team Hammer
Meet at the stairs
10:00 a.m.



Team Jovi
BILL GRAY’S ICEPLEX located behind MCC in Henrietta on May 4, 2014.
9:00 a.m.- Registration. $20 to register to walk. Children are free. Registration taken for the walk until 15 minutes before start time.
9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. – Blood Drive by The Red Cross. Register before on the red cross website. We will be taking walk-ins as well.
10:00 a.m. – Walk
11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. – Fundraiser Party FREE. This event is open to the public and is free. You do not have to walk to take part in this event. Come learn about thalassemia and raise money to find a cure for Jovi!!

11:15 a.m. Guest speaker on thalassemia
11:30 a.m. Peformance by Aria’s School of Music
12:00 p.m. Perfomance by Bush Mango Drum and Dance
12:30-2:00 p.m. Music by local artist (stay tuned for details)

Silent Auction/raffle with more then 40 prizes!!

FREE Bounce House, Face Painting, Balloon Artist and Chair Massage. Fun for the whole Family.
Info: Melissa Mannara, mk.mannara@gmail.com



Connie’s Crew
Christopher Morley Park
10:00 a.m. – Registration
10:30 – Walk
After the walk we’ll gather for food, fruit and coffee, mingle and catch up with all our CareWalk friends! We have a Pinata again this year- this time for the adults too!!!
Contact: Janice Cenzoprano, findacure.caf@gmail.com



North Carolina


“CareWalk NC 2014 – A Social Walk in Downtown Raleigh, NC”
Team CareWalk NC
5:00 p.m. – We’ll meet in downtown Raleigh for a stroll through historic Fayetteville St. and surrounding areas. We’ll end the walk with a social gathering for meet, greet, food, and drinks at a fine local establishment. We’ll email participants all the details for exact times and locations.
Contact: Jeff Rock, Jeff@Empowerize.com




Team Gabriella’s Family & Friends
Mondauk Common Park
1451 Dillon Road
Amber, PA 19002
3:00 p.m.
Food and refreshments will be served. Please RSVP to (215) 783-9553 or titurchi@aol.com if you would like to attend.



April 27, 2014 (Please note date – April 27, not May 4 for this Care Walk)

Team Kristy’s Thalassemia Warriors
Hughestown Park & Banquet Hall
10:00 a.m.
Door prizes, raffle baskets, food & entertainment provided!!
Contact: kgomberg@frontier.com



Team Nay Aug Walks for Thalassemia
Nay Aug Park
1901 Mulberry Street
Scranton, PA 18510

CJ Langan: (570) 479-3442, friendceej@yahoo.com




Team Emily Grace Rodgers
Rock Springs Free Will Baptist Church
Charlotte, TN 37036
2:30 p.m.
Jennifer Rodgers: (615) 219-4804, cjbrodgers15@yahoo.com



Salt Lake City

May 3, 2014 (Please note date – May 3, not May 4 for this Care Walk)

Team Utah
Liberty Park
Meet in front of tennis courts; potluck to follow
Amber Kosmas: amberkosmas@yahoo.com



(See “District of Columbia/Maryland/Virginia” above)


Washington, DC

(See “District of Columbia/Maryland/Virginia ” above)


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