About Thalassemia Support Foundation
The Thalassemia Support Foundation (TSF) is a non-profit, voluntary organization founded by patients, parents, loved ones, and friends affected by thalassemia. The foundation provides hope, comfort and encouragement to those battling this disorder. At the heart of the organization is a strong desire to help improve the quality of life for all patients with thalassemia. TSF volunteers time to organize conferences, raise funds to educate the community, ensure patients and parents know the latest in care, and donate to the work of researchers. The foundation maintains a strong relationship with the medical community that provides diagnoses, treatment and care. Thalassemia is a genetic blood disorder that affects the production of the hemoglobin, the oxygen carrying component of the red blood cell.