Attend a CAF Care Walk on Sunday, May 5

The official Care Walk date this year is Sunday, May 5, 2019, and Walks taking place on that date are listed below. Some Walks will take place on a different date because of weather and other reasons. To see a list of Care Walks by date, click here. To see a list of Care Walks by state, click here.

Click here to Register for Care Walk or Support a Team.

Phoenix, AZ
Date: Sunday, May 5, 2019
Time: 9am – 11am
Address: St. Jerome Catholic School – 10815 N 35th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85029 
Team: Team Big Blue
Contact: Sophia Fasani at

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 
Date: Sunday, May 5, 2019
Time: 10:30am-12pm
Address: The Point Vicente Interpretive Center, 31501 Palos Verdes Drive West, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
Details: Meet at the Whale Watch area facing the Pacific Ocean before 10:15am. If you are late, please find us with Care Walk t-shirts on the trail heading north.
Team: LA Dreambuilders
Contact: Thomas Cheng at

Spring Hill, FL
Date: Sunday, May 5, 2019
Time: 10am-1pm
Address: Crews Lake Wilderness Park, Pavilion 1, 16739 Crews Lake Drive, Spring Hill, FL 34610-8040
Team: Team Yasmeen
Contact: Yasmeen Anis at C

Bethesda, MD
Date: Sunday, May 5, 2019
Time: 10am – 1pm
Address: Caroline Freeland Park, 7200 Arlington Road, Bethesda, MD 20814
Details: The walk will be around the downtown area and doable for kids and those with disabilities. Lots of live music from musicians from the DC Metro to get you groovin, activities for kids including face painting and balloon animals, representatives from local businesses, a silent auction of some really cool gift prizes, key note speakers, and plenty of info about Thalassemia and how you can help. 
Team: Team DMV
Contact: Pete Kimbis at

North Easton, MA
Date: Sunday, May 5, 2019
Time: 2pm
Address: Borderland State Park, 259 Massapoag Ave, North Easton, MA 02356
Team: Team Joshie
Details: 5K Walk with beautiful scenery. Strollers and doggies are welcome. There will be a scavenger hunt, raffles, face painting, food and games. Bring the entire family for a great day!
Contact: Ryan and Kelley Michelangelo at
*Additional details to come.

Chesterfield, Missouri, MO
Date: Sunday, May 5, 2019
Time: 10am
Address: Monarch Chesterfield Levee Trail, parking lot on Edison Rd across from Tidal Wave Carwash
Details: All are welcome, so join us to enjoy a great time for an amazing cause!
Team:Team StL ThalPals
Contact: Erica Stick at

Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 
Date: Sunday, May 5, 2019
Time: 11:00 am
Address: Woodland Park, Hasbrouck Heights, NJ
Details: There will be Food, Entertainment, Face Painter, Clowns, Cotton Candy, Appearance by a Children’s Character, and more activities for the kids. If you came out last year, we would ask you to just bring one more friend so that we can be bigger and better than ever!
Team: Team A.J.
Contact: Lisa Vigliotti at or Joe Vigliotti at

Spring Lake, NJ 
Date: Sunday, May 5, 2019
Time: 11:00 am
Address: Essex & Sussex Condo Hotel, 700 Ocean Avenue, Spring Lake, NJ 07762 
Details: We will assemble in front of the Essex & Sussex building (700 Ocean Avenue, Spring Lake), where we will distribute Carewalk 2019 tee shirts, prior to starting the walk at 10:30 am.We will walk the boardwalk to the Belmar arch and return to the Essex & Sussex at approximately 11:30 am, where we will host a buffet (coffee, tea, refreshments, bagels, donuts, cookies, snacks, and cheese and fruit) for the team walkers in the upstairs, first floor, bistro and card room. 
Team:Team Ficarra
Contact: Bob and Marianne Ficarra at

Charlotte, TN
Date: Sunday, May 5, 2019
Time: 11:00 am
Address: Charlotte Ball Park, Highway 48 North, Charlotte, TN  37036 
Details: We will have concessions, face painter, bake sale, bounce houses, tons of vendor booths, and a HUGE silent auction. 
Team: Team Emily Grace
Contact: Jennifer Rodgers at

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