Saturday, March 2, 2013

Walk on May 5 to Help Italian-Americans and Others with a Deadly Blood Disorder!

On May 5, the Cooley’s Anemia Foundation is holding Care Walk 2013, a series of walks designed to show support for all those living with the blood disorder thalassemia (often called Cooley’s anemia) and to raise funds for the Foundation’s programs on behalf of people with thalassemia.  Thalssemia is disproportionately found in people of specific heritages, including those of Italian descent.  

Here's how you can help--Care Walk is designed for maximum convenience: We ask people to set up a Walk at a time and place that works for them.  It can be as simple as walking around your neighborhood with a couple of friends or as involved as organizing a larger walk in a park or other area.

Our goal is to have at least one person walking for every person with thalassemia in the U.S.!

You can register for Care Walk or support someone who is Walking by going to or you can email for more information.

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