Monthly Archives: February 2013

Team Imerman Angels Athlete Highlight: Sven Johnson

Why do you run for Imerman Angels?
Deep down inside I wish that I could be a caregiver mentor angel, but I’ve never had the courage to do so.  I run because I can.  I run with Team IA because I am so impressed by those that can open themselves up by sharing their stories and […]

February 8th, 2013|Team Imerman|0 Comments|

The “Run Down” on Team Imerman Angels

Join Team Imerman Angels in our biggest race of the year, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

In 2012, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon sold out in six days.  Register today as a Team Imerman Angels athlete.  As one of the World Marathon Majors, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon is a premier race […]

February 7th, 2013|Team Imerman|0 Comments|

Meet Jemma, Imerman Angels Programs Manager!

The cancer community is full of stories of fighters that overcome even the greatest challenges, and our Programs Manager, Jemma, is no exception.  First diagnosed with cancer at the age of 23, and again for the second time at 24, Jemma rose to the challenge and beat both by the age of 25.  You […]

February 6th, 2013|Imerman Angels|0 Comments|

Caring is Giving

Who are cancer caregivers?

82 percent are female
71 percent are married
61 percent have been providing care for less than six months
54 percent live with the patient for whom they are caring
47 percent are more than 50 years old
36 percent reported caregiving took more than 40 hours of time per week

If you have stood beside a […]

February 3rd, 2013|Everything Cancer|0 Comments|

Gall Bladder Cancer Awareness Month

Perhaps when you think of February you may think of candy hearts and rose deliveries to your office.  At Imerman Angels, we think of Gall Bladder Cancer Awareness Month.  You may be wondering “What/Where is my Gallbladder?”.   Below is the skinny on this rarely discussed body organ and the cancer that can affect […]

IA Professionals Board 2013!

Imerman Angels is excited to announce our Professional’s Board for 2013!  Our amazing team of 21 volunteers will be a tremendous resource in supporting our mission, raising awareness, fundraising, planning/executing events, and recruiting/supporting Team Imerman Active.  Most importantly, they have a keen eye on having fun in all of their endeavors.  Their commitment, drive, […]

February 1st, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments|