cancer awareness

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’ […]

The NFL Still has Hope

The month of September has probably been the most tumultuous month I can ever remember as a fan of the NFL. It started with the Ray Rice domestic abuse scandal and the video that surfaced of him knocking his fiancée out in an Atlantic City elevator. It cast a black eye on America’s favorite […]

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 […]

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|

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Although it is the end of January, we wanted to pay homage to Cervical Cancer Awareness Month by sharing one of our favorite Cervical Cancer awareness and survivor stories:
Meaghan’s surgery scars don’t stand a chance against her tattoo!

She has told her story to millions of people all over the country, but it was almost […]

January 29th, 2013|Everything Cancer|0 Comments|

Using Brain Power to Kick Some mAss

The mind is a powerful force. This year, Brain Tumor Awareness Month reminded us of one man in the brain tumor community who shows just how powerful, especially in times of adversity, the mind can be.

Eric Galvez considers himself to be a ‘mAss kicker’:
1. Someone who gets an intimidating diagnosis, hears the words,
“we found […]

Make a “Save” by Helping Bat for the Cure!

Bat for the Cure is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that was created to raise awareness about prostate cancer and to educate the public about prevention, detection and treatment. With early detection prostate cancer is 97% curable, but there is not enough awareness to encourage effective prevention. Fans for the Cure was created by Ed […]