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The Urgent Need for Brain Cancer Research: One Family’s Story

Brain cancer is an exceptionally tricky disease to treat, presenting several significant challenges. And with approximately 24,000 people diagnosed with it each year, there is a pressing need for funding that can increase research that will lead to effective treatments. This is one mission of Brain Cancer Awareness Month, held in May.

For Michael Yutkin […]

400-plus Mentor Angels and Resources in Support of Colorectal Awareness Month

DID YOU KNOW…

March is Colorectal Awareness Month?

It’s something you should know since ‪#‎colorectal‬ cancers an all-too-common diagnosis. In fact, according to the American Cancer Society, they are the third most-common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the United States (excluding skin cancers).

And because this is a very common cancer for both sexes, […]

Imerman Angels Supports Rare Disease Day on February 29, 2016

Imerman Angels realizes that generating awareness for rare diseases of all kinds is an important cause and would like to reiterate our work to support those facing rare cancers specifically.

For our part, we have been connecting cancer fighters and caregivers to their surviving counterparts – Mentor Angels – for over a decade and many […]

Team IA representing at 2016 Skechers Performance LA Marathon

Team Imerman Angels is representing at the 2016 Skechers Performance LA Marathon. Come run with us or cheer us on! 
“Every runner has a story.”

Indeed, they do. This year, one such runner – Taylor Bennett – is giving it her all in support of Imerman Angels.

Watch this brief video highlighting her spirit and why she […]

Mentor Angel Shares Inspiring Story of Survivorship

In this inspiring and candid cancer survivorship video, Kurt Soper and his wife, Carrie, discuss their journey overcoming the challenges associated with chondrosarcoma  – a rare cartilage and bone cancer that is diagnosed only 600 times annually in the United States.

The video highlights Kurt’s journey back to an active lifestyle after a necessary amputation […]

Mentor Angel Runs Edison Park Turkey Trot, Raises Awareness for Appendix Cancer

Imerman Angels loves to keep abreast of what our survivors and Mentor Angels are doing with their lives no matter where they are in their cancer journeys.

Recently we had the opportunity to invite one of them, Theresa Kyriaszes, to the Edison Park Turkey Trot, a 5K and fun run celebrating its 19th year in […]

Imerman Angels Hosts Inaugural Brunch Run 5K

Raising over $55,000 in gross revenue, with over 700 runners and walkers and 120 volunteers in attendance
This was not your ordinary 5K! On Saturday, July 11, we kicked off our inaugural Brunch Run 5K at Montrose Harbor in Chicago. The inaugural 5K run/walk was announced by Constructive Noise’s Bonnie Greene and raised over $55,000 benefitting Imerman Angels’ […]

Announcing New Los Angeles Chapter | Celebrating World Cancer Day February 4

We are proud to announce the launch of our new Los Angeles chapter, less than one year after launching our Detroit chapter! Our newest chapter is under the direction of Regional Director, Jordyn Goodman. Goodman was born in Chicago and relocated with her family to Calabasas, California at the age of five. Jordyn attended […]

Sarcoma Awareness Month

With the start of July comes the beginning of raising awareness for sarcoma, a rare type of tissue cancer, which is represented by the yellow ribbon of hope. Imerman Angels currently has 270 active sarcoma Mentor Angels and 57 Caregiver Mentor Angels. Since 2011, 186 sarcoma fighters and 82 caregivers have been helped through […]

Pink Power Mom Presents $5,000 Check in Memory of Mentor Angel Jen Smith

We had an emotional, but joyful day at the Imerman Angels office yesterday, December 3.  Long time cancer fighter, mentor angel and dear friend of founder Jonny Imerman, Jennifer Smith, was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer at the young age of 30.  At the time of her diagnosis, Jen was a new mother […]