$500 award goes to Ann Leonard from Mokena, IL


November's Lung Cancer Awareness Month Ends soon

Ann Leonard applied for Answers for Angels’ (AFA) grant during the month of November which is Lung Cancer Awareness month.  As a rule AFA awards $350 to individuals with cancer, but during the month of November, AFA awards $500 in memory of 2 very important individuals to our organization who also had lung cancer.

Answers for Angels a 501(c)3 nonprofit, all-volunteer organization offers programs and services to support individuals and/or families impacted by cancer, especially children and those seeking research-based alternative treatments.

Ann is currently going through chemotherapy with the hope that the tumor on her lung will shrink or disappear.  She’s participating in the cancer treatment by changing her diet to eating a low sugar and low salt diet and increasing her exercise by walking on the treadmill; but, there are times after chemo that she’s tired and will sleep until she has more energy.

Unfortunately, Ann lost her husband Joseph several months ago from Paget Disease on August 21, 2019.  He was the family provider and now a son has taken over the company business of Leonard Motor Express in New Lenox to help pay the rent and bills.

With your help, Answers for Angels provided a $500 Meijer gift card to Ann to offset groceries and household items that she would spend otherwise.

Answers for Angels and Ann Leonard value the support that you’ve given us and we’re very thankful for your consideration of cancer patients and their families.

Sincerely,

Katie Davis, President

P.S. If you know of somebody who has cancer, please refer them to www.AnswersForAngels.com.

$500 award goes to Melondy R. from Riverdale, IL


Melondy applied for the Answers for Angels grant during the month of November which is Lung Cancer Awareness month.  Answers for Angels (AFA) a 501(c)3 nonprofit, all-volunteer organization offers programs and services to support individuals and/or families impacted by cancer.  As a rule AFA awards $350 to individuals, but during the month of November, AFA awards $500 in memory of 2 very important individuals to our organization who also had lung cancer.

Melondy is a single parent undergoing treatment for lung cancer at a hospital in Oak Lawn.  On May 17, 2018 she had surgery to remove the tumors and since then she is in excruciating pain.  She has concerns and fears of not having a roof over her and her 10-month old baby’s head, not having enough money to pay rent, utilities, and groceries.  Her concerns and fears were growing so much so that throughout the day, she would look at her baby, count to 10 and take a few deep breaths to help reduce the stress.

With your help, Answers for Angels paid for Melondy’s Commonwealth Edison and Nicor Gas bills and provided a Wal-Mart gift card for groceries and household items for her and her little baby which totaled $500.

All of us at Answers for Angels, Melondy and her baby value our donors and we are very thankful for your consideration of cancer patients and their families.

Have a blessed and Merry Christmas!

Katie Davis, President