Team Portland is spreading awareness, giving and receiving support and raising funds for the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults by biking across the country. During the 4K for Cancer led by the cancer support group, the team met a woman who had just been diagnosed with colon cancer. After their meeting, the woman’s […]
Cancer Fighters often face uncertainty and can feel like no one they know is able to relate to their experience. Mentor Angels, who have been there, can answer their questions and show them empathy.
Caregivers are in a position where it is easy to neglect their own well-being and they are vulnerable to physical and/or […]
Adrienne Doherty has come a long way since her stage III colorectal cancer diagnosis in November of 2014. She went from feeling terrified of the side effects that could result from the surgery that was part of her treatment protocol, to recently finding out she was in remission. Adrienne credits her Mentor Angel, Donna, […]
In May, cancer survivor and Imerman Angels Professionals Board member Devlin Gray held an event at his home that benefitted Imerman Angels. Devlin charged $10 per person for entrance and spent a significant amount of time during the event telling attendees about Imerman Angels’ mission and how the funds raised for the organization directly […]
In March, 2014, Linda Perez’s fiancé, Gabriel Fisz, was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, PH positive – an aggressive form of the disease that required a bone marrow transplant. The prognosis was poor. Little did Linda and Gabriel know that two years later, Linda would receive a donated Vera Wang wedding dress! The couple […]
Cancer survivor Walter Dougan, who is also a Mentor Angel for Imerman Angels, considers Father’s Day especially wonderful after his stage III colon cancer diagnosis in 2003. Thirteen years out from his battle with cancer, he now has four children, nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
“My family and I celebrate a lot, including Father’s […]
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 […]
While finishing chemotherapy for testicular cancer in the spring of 2010, Chris Pilat heard Imerman Angels Founder Jonny Imerman speak at a cancer survivor event held at Edwards Hospital in Naperville, Illinois. Inspired by the mission of Imerman Angels and Jonny’s story, Chris made the decision to run his first marathon ever as a […]
This Father’s Day is extra special for cancer survivor Luke Tripodi. Not only is it his very first – his son, Sammy, was born January 9 of this year – but the fact Luke was able to have a child is a miracle in several ways.
In the fall of 2005, Luke’s future did not […]
Brenda Amor has battled cancer three times. While the experience has taken a toll on her, Brenda is tremendously grateful for the undying loyalty and healing comfort of her therapy dog, Diesel.
“I do not know what I would do without Diesel. He is better for me than any medicine or any of my best […]