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Camp Angel: Providing a place of comfort for children whose loved ones are battling cancer

Originally posted by KSTP on August 17, 2019 More than 100 kids are enjoying a special opportunity in Eden Prairie, attending a free camp called Camp Angel. The camp put on by the non-profit Angel Foundation and hosted at Camp Eden Wood, is for children 6-18 years old who have… Read More

Cindy Chandler joins Angel Foundation Board of Directors

MENDOTA HEIGHTS (August 30, 2018)— Angel Foundation is excited and honored to announce that Cindy Chandler has joined our Board of Directors. Board Chair Dawn Kessler said, “We’re thrilled to have Cindy join the board. She brings additional strength and leadership to a team that’s dedicated to helping local adults… Read More

The Magic of Camp Angel

Last week, 50+ campers joined us for three, fun-filled days at Camp Angel (formerly Kids Kamp). This program, which blends therapeutic learning with camp activities (the serious and the silly), is one of our most popular Facing Cancer Together programs, and centers around kids age 5-18 who have or have… Read More

The Coolest Film Ever Made

On Tuesday night, a small group of 35 or more Facing Cancer Together program participants, Angel staff and supporters gathered at W2 Films for the premier showing of locally-made film, “Cancer Has Made Me”. Created and produced by a team of Twin Cities-based film makers, this incredible… Read More

What is Medical Play?

You may have noticed new Facing Cancer Together (FCT) programs added to the docket this year.  One of them being medical play programs. If you’re unfamiliar with this term, don’t worry!  Most of the non-medically trained Angel Foundation staff weren’t too familiar with the practice either. Here… Read More

Run for a Reason

Angel Foundation has a long-standing relationship with Minnesota Oncology (MNO): our founder, Margie Sborov, started their patient advocacy program (now social work) back in 1985, when there were just four physicians and one location. She founded Angel Foundation while still an employee of MNO and it wasn’t until 2005… Read More

Leave Your Legacy

Have you ever thought about what you want your legacy to be? If part of your legacy includes making a significant impact on an organization that you are passionate about – like Angel Foundation – making a legacy gift (or planned gift) might be a good option for you. Legacy… Read More

Honoring our Social Work Partners

2016 has barely even begun and already our Emergency Financial Assistance (EFA) Director, Jennifer Kielas, has reviewed, on average, 171 applications a month (this is a jump from 144 in 2015, by the way). What does this mean? In terms of our mission, this number means that we are reaching… Read More

Meet Our Angel Gala Emcee

On January 30, Angel Foundation will hold its 14th annual Angel Gala – a night of hope and celebration to raise funds to provide emergency financial assistance, education and support to adults with cancer and their families. Angel Foundation welcomes Joe Schmit, Sports Anchor on KSTP-TV, as the… Read More

New Facing Cancer Together Programs to Support the Whole Family

Angel Foundation has new Facing Cancer Together programs to support the whole family. Each group will provide parents, children, young adults, and caregivers with therapeutic activities and the ability to connect with others in similar situations. More information on each program is available below. We hope you can join us… Read More