cancer

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 […]

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 […]

Core Value #3: Never let fundraising distract us from our mission

Core Value # 3: Never let fundraising distract us from our mission
Of course we graciously and gladly accept donations! However, we believe it’s most important to dedicate our time, energy, and resources to our mission.
At Imerman Angels, we want to stay focused on what’s really important in the work that we do: making connections. […]

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 […]

“Think Love,” a project to fight brain cancer

“Just working and pushing myself towards this goal had changed me in ways I couldn’t believe; I never got the chance to thank [Cindy] for that. This whole experience has changed my outlook on life and taught me to really appreciate it. I now strive to use all my time here […]

The Start of Imerman Angels!

Our mission here at Imerman Angels is to provide PERSONALIZED connections that enable one-on-one support among cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers.  Jonny Imerman truly touched many people with his survival story. It captured our hearts and enabled us to do the same to many others around the world.

What we do here at Imerman Angels […]