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10th Anniversary Imerman Angels Wings of Hope Gala Raised More Than $375,000

Annual event emceed by Bonnie Hunt welcomed 270 guests in celebration of one-on-one Cancer support

 CHICAGO (September 2016) – The 10th Anniversary Imerman Angels Wings of Hope Gala on Saturday, September 17 at the Ritz-Carlton, Chicago welcomed 270 guests and raised more than $375,000.  The funds benefit Imerman Angels’ mission to provide connections that enable one-on-one […]

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New Partnership Allows Imerman Angels to Help More Cancer Fighters, Survivors and Caregivers

Imerman Angels has bolstered its ability to help support cancer fighters and caregivers by partnering with MyLifeLine.org Cancer Foundation – an organization that offers cancer fighters and caregivers the resources to build an online support community of family and friends through free, personalized websites.

Each website provided by MyLifeLine.org includes a blog, a calendar to […]

Behind the Matches: the Vital Role of a Cancer Support Specialist

Imagine, for a moment, that helping cancer fighters and their caregivers was the main focus of your job. For Megan Alexander, a Cancer Support Specialist with Imerman Angels, this scenario is very real. And it is what she enjoys most about her role.

“My favorite part of my job is helping people and witnessing how […]

Imerman Angels Golf Outing Chair Fueled by Passion for the Organization’s Mission

Stan Siuta, golf chair of the Sixth Annual Imerman Angels Golf Outing, is pumped up about the event for various reasons. But it is his enthusiasm about spending time with the people who enable Imerman Angels to offer one-on-one cancer support that really stands out.

“I am very excited to meet cancer fighters, caregivers, Mentor […]

The Power of Hope in Battle with Breast Cancer: The Story of an Imerman Angels Cancer Fighter & Professional Board Member

“My reaction the day I was diagnosed was anger. My gut knew, so I wasn’t particularly surprised by it, but it was anger and a lot of fear.”

In 2001, Chicago, IL resident Megan, who wishes to remain anonymous, found a lump in her breast. After having it checked out right away, the results came […]

IN THE NEWS: “Going Through Cancer with an Angel by Your Side” (CURE Magazine feature)

CURE Magazine published an article about Imerman Angels highlighting our mission of 1-on-1 cancer support for cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers.

The article touches about our 10-year history from the days our founder – Jonny Imerman – walked hospital floors to provide emotional support to those undergoing cancer treatment to today with our new CEO […]

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, […]

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 […]

New CEO and Executive Director Ben Bornstein to Lead IA into 10th Year! (Crain’s Chicago Business feature)

We have a new CEO and Executive Director on board and his name is Ben Bornstein.

Not only does Ben come to Imerman Angels with an extensive academic and business repertoire, he has battled cancer three times and has come out the other side as a survivor. He’s been extremely involved in various charities over […]

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, […]