Connection Stories

Mentor Angel Helps Cervical Cancer Fighter Find Her Voice

Five years prior to learning that she had stage 1B2 cervical cancer, Darlene Blais was experiencing some symptoms of the disease. She went through a series of tests, all of which came back negative. The one condition for which her gynecologist did not test, however, was the human papilloma virus (HPV).

“Had I been tested […]

A Survivor’s Story: 10 Questions with Cancer Survivor and Mentor Angel Kevan Mathy

“Being an Imerman Angel’s Mentor Angel has allowed me to walk up to people who I know are fighting cancer and share what the program can do for them.  I tell them: don’t be stubborn like me – you need support and what better to have someone who walked in your shoes.”
– Kevin Mathy, Cancer Survivor […]

Friendship through Mentorship: A Mentor Angel and Ambassador’s Story

“There’s a connection between people that have been there, done that; it’s hard to put into words. Cancer is not all we talk about, but it’s something we know we can talk about.”

Nancy Loughery is a kidney-cancer survivor, Mentor Angel, and Imerman Angels’ Ambassador from Florida. She has built a three-way friendship with her […]

What is #GivingTuesday? Two videos explain in less than 1 minute.

Last year, more than 30,000 organizations in 68 countries came together to celebrate #GivingTuesday and Imerman Angels is proud to be one of them.
To drive more knowledge of the movement and to increase overall awareness on how #GivingTuesday fits into Imerman Angels’ mission, we worked with our exceptionally talented video production partner, Daily Planet, […]

A Perfect Match

 

Written by: Guest Blogger Emma Smoler
I will never forget St. Patrick’s Day, 2014.  In addition to being my favorite holiday, I had an out-of-county court date.  Having taken some time off in the past year from my busy practice as a trial attorney, this court date marked a return of sorts, to the career […]

From Angel Wings to Wedding Rings, an Unexpected Connection!

Love is in the air, especially on this Valentine’s Day. Recently we received an email from a woman who sought support from us in the past. In this email she stated, “If it wasn’t for your organization, I wouldn’t have met my husband.” Jaws dropped! From angel wings to wedding rings, this was definitely an […]