Mentor Angels

From Mourning to Laughter: Mentor Angel Offers Hope to Epithelioid Sarcoma Fighter

To be in cancer survivor Tommy Holl “The Real Elf’s” ebullient and downright hilarious presence, you would never suspect he once struggled with the reality of getting his left pinky finger amputated as treatment for epithelioid sarcoma.

Tommy’s experience with cancer compelled him to spread joy and happiness as The Real Elf starting in 2014. […]

December 19th, 2016|Mentor Angels|0 Comments|

Mentor Angel Shows Caregiver the Way

May Lou Oster had just learned that her 38 year-old daughter, Megan – her only child – had stage IV breast cancer. Once the disease has progressed this far, it is considered incurable by the medical community. Mary Lou was devastated about the prospect of losing her daughter and overwhelmed by the endless medical […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]