There is no better form of feeling than having someone in your corner that has fought the same battle you are facing. Cancer is no different. Imerman Angels connect cancer fighters, survivors, and caregivers who have fought cancer, are fighting cancer, or have cared for a loved one with cancer.
One of the co-founders, Jonny Imerman, was diagnosed with testicular cancer at age 26. It changed him more than just physically, it taught him just how precious life really is. As he made his courageous recovery, he was surrounded by loving family, but none of which shared his experience. This inspired gave him the idea to create Imerman Angels.
Since its inception in 2003, thousands have been connected with someone who understands their experience first hand. These angels are connected via email, phone, and some are connected in person. They organization provides support throughout all 50 states and 93 countries.
If you are fighting or have fought cancer, even if you have been a caregiver for someone with cancer, you are invited to become a mentor to someone else going through that experience. If you have never battled or cared for someone else with cancer, you can support Imerman Angels by volunteering to run for Team Imerman in different marathons throughout the U.S., which are listed on their website), or volunteer to work at fundraising events. For more information on this organization, visit ImermanAngels.com