1-on-1 cancer support

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 […]

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 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’ […]

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 […]

Ed Giampietro, A True Imerman Angel: Cancer Has Given Me a Greater Appreciation for Life

“Getting a cancer diagnosis was shocking, but it has made me a more positive and productive person.”

By Ed Giampietro, as told to Jo Cavallo

“I’ve been blessed with good health for most of my life, and I was careful to keep it that way. I don’t smoke, I eat a healthy diet, and I maintain a […]

Team Imerman Angels Athlete Highlight: Sven Johnson

Why do you run for Imerman Angels?
Deep down inside I wish that I could be a caregiver mentor angel, but I’ve never had the courage to do so.  I run because I can.  I run with Team IA because I am so impressed by those that can open themselves up by sharing their stories and […]

February 8th, 2013|Team Imerman|0 Comments|

The “Run Down” on Team Imerman Angels

Join Team Imerman Angels in our biggest race of the year, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

In 2012, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon sold out in six days.  Register today as a Team Imerman Angels athlete.  As one of the World Marathon Majors, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon is a premier race […]

February 7th, 2013|Team Imerman|0 Comments|

Meet Jemma, Imerman Angels Programs Manager!

The cancer community is full of stories of fighters that overcome even the greatest challenges, and our Programs Manager, Jemma, is no exception.  First diagnosed with cancer at the age of 23, and again for the second time at 24, Jemma rose to the challenge and beat both by the age of 25.  You […]

February 6th, 2013|Imerman Angels|0 Comments|

Team Imerman Spotlight: John Crowley

With the 2012 Team Imerman fundraising up and running, we wanted to take a moment to share the story of one of Team Imerman’s runners.

At the age of 31, John Crowley was diagnosed and treated for a tumor in his lung. John was lucky enough to undergo a successful surgery that removed the tumor, […]

Where in the World is IA?

Snap a pic wearing Imerman Angels apparel anywhere in the world – or post it on our Facebook fan page- and we’ll include it in our ongoing blog series, “Where in the World is IA??”  Thanks to David Hardin for posing at the Mall of America!