It’s not a pretty scenario. A 48-year-old woman sits in the living room of her Carlisle home. She stays on the first floor these days; the stairs are just too much. Before this began, she weighed 157 pounds. These days the scale barely tops 100. She’s lost her hair and her appetite to chemotherapy. The side effects are grueling; the pain intense. Then the phone rings. A bill collector is on the other end.
For all of you burrito fans, we are sure that you probably already frequent one of the seven local Neato Burrito locations. While you are enjoying your next yummy burrito, consider purchasing their first ever Neato Burrito t-shirt. The price is $12, with the net proceeds of the first 500 shirts to benefit Vickie’s Angel Foundation. Shirts are available at all locations.
As many of you know, Stephen Carpenter recently became an angel. Stephen was a kind and caring man who was always willing to speak on behalf of Vickie's Angel Foundation whenever needed. We loved Stephen and will keep his family in our prayers. Here is a link to his appearance on Good Day PA last year.
When the diagnosis is cancer, families take a physical and emotional hit. But for many people, a diagnosis results in a financial hit too.
Troy and Carrie Yaremchak were both working hard and enjoying life with their four children in their Newberry Twp. home. Then, in April, Carrie, 41, was diagnosed with brain cancer. Suddenly, she could no longer work.
We had a beautiful morning to have our first annual Modjeski & Masters 5K in honor of the 90th anniversary of the Market Street bridge. Modjeski & Masters are bridge builders who just happened to build the Market Street Bridge. They liked the fact that Vickie's Angel Foundation serves as a temporary financial bridge for local families fighting cancer, and decided to join our mission by hosting this walk/run. $5,250 was raised in total. What a success! Below are a few of the highlights.
Vickie's Angel Foundation has received the Reader's Choice award for a Nonprofit Organization by Harrisburg Magazine. Wow! We cannot thank all of our supporters enough who took the time to vote for us. We are small but mighty, and together we are making a difference in the lives of local families fighting cancer. Thanks again for helping us spread the awareness of Vickie's Angel Foundation.
Please join Vickie's Angel Foundation to celebrate National Night Out and our community. Participants include the New Cumberland police department, fire department, emergency health services and town band.
Penn FC is currently auctioning off soccer jerseys worn by their players during their annual Star Wars night. Proceeds will benefit Vickie's Angel Foundation. Please visit their site to bid, or to purchase a jersey. You can help local families in need AND end up with a pretty cool jersey.
The lucky winner of the fabulous tote bag raffle has been announced and it is Cindy Doncevic!