Cooley's Anemia Foundation

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United Way of Larimer County 2-1-1 United Way of Larimer County 2-1-1 - UWLC
General Information
Description of AgencyDedicated to serving people afflicted with various forms of thalassemia, most notably the major form of this genetic blood disease, Cooley’s anemia/thalassemia major.

Provides funding for medical research to advance treatment and curative approaches, by supporting and advising patients and their families and advocating on their behalf and by educating medical professionals and the general public.
MissionTo increase life expectancy and enhance the quality of life for those impacted by thalassemia, a class of genetic blood disorders, most of which require regular blood transfusions and aggressive management of chronic iron overload, the predominant cause of early death.
HistoryFor over fifty years, the Cooley's Anemia Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, has been a strong and supportive partner for families living with thalassemia. Although now national in scope, CAF began on a local level - a fact reflected in the continuing importance of our local chapters.
LocationOut of State
Geographic AreaNationwide, Statewide
Intake ProcedureTelephone or visit website
Agency TypeNonprofit
Client Information
EligibilityPersons living with Thalassemia or Anemia
Hours of OperationMon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm (EST)
Contact Information
Contact's PositionOutreach Coordinator
Contact's Phone1-800-522-7222
Physical Site Address 1330 Seventh Avenue
Physical Site Address 2Suite No. 200
Physical Site City, State, ZipNew York, NY 10001
Main Phone1-800-522-7222
Hotline Phone1-800-522-7222
Director Information
Director's NameGina Cioffi, Esq.
Director's PositionNational Executive Director
Additional Information
Date Agency Entered1/25/1996
Affiliated Programs and Services
This Agency: Cooley's Anemia Foundation
Affiliated Programs: Cooley's Anemia Foundation, Inc.
Affiliated Services: Thalassemia Information - Cooley's Anemia Foundation, Inc.