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POWERFUL POSITIVE AFFIRMATIONS – By Anita Domnitz, RN, MS, ND

One of the activities we do in our Angel Care Retreats is to make a positive affirmation board and choose a group name. We do this after lunch after many participants have had time to share their stories.  This is a good time to let our food digest and focus on the caregiver.  During our […]

Herman Family Generously Gives to Enrich Lives

Family time together and creating long lasting memories are the two constants when you talk to Dennis and Amy Herman, two wonderful caring members of the Angel family. Residents of Eagle River, WI, they are the parents of four sons, Brandon, Andrew, Erich (Jessie), Nathan and one daughter, Danielle (Joel).  They have three grandchildren, Calvin, […]

Camp Angel is a Perry Family Affair

Volunteering with Angel on My Shoulder is a family affair for Michelle and Jon Perry and their two children. Michelle and Jon serve as bus chaperones/supervisors for both summer and winter Camp Angel, while daughter Alayna is a Camp Counselor and son Reece joins as a camper. A veteran who works as a commercial heat […]

Camp Angel (ages 7-12) was held January 26-28, 2018.

Camp Angel (ages 7-12) was held January 26-28, 2018. Our winter Camp Angel brought us forty-one amazing young campers. This exuberant group of campers were welcomed by our campsite Co-Directors, Dick & Amy Lemke. The camper groups (Bunnies, Foxes, Bears and Wolves) and their counselors stayed in  awesome northwoods cabins complete with fireplaces. Together they […]

A DIFFERENT WAY TO DONATE

Sometimes, when we look at all we have, we look for ways to pay it forward, with charitable intent. Doing so not only benefits the charity, such as ANGEL ON MY SHOULDER, however the donor receives tax benefits as well particularly when the gift is appreciated securities such as stocks and mutual funds. Over the […]

The Lemkes Make Volunteering a Family Affair by Mark McNease

  Dick and Amy Lemke have a genuine passion for helping kids, a passion they’ve shown through their involvement with summer and winter Camp Angel. Happily married for six years, Dick has two sons from a first marriage—Cody, who lives in Madison, Myles, who lives in Milwaukee, and daughter Taylor from his second marriage, who […]

Winter Camp Angel 2018

Winter Camp Angel 2018 Room place at a beautiful Northwoods campsite in Boulder Junction. The Camp is a cost-free weekend camp for kids 7 – 12 who are affected by the cancer of a close family member (sibling, parent or grandparent), or who have experienced the loss of that family member due to cancer. We want […]

A Hero Behind the Superhero Capes

A retired postmaster from Marshfield, Wisconsin, Linda Dick saw an article and turned it into an idea. A few years before retiring, she read about a project that creates and provides superhero-themed capes for children in hospitals and in devastated areas. Then, when retirement time came around, she decided that was what she should be […]

Healing Angels Retreats 2017

Healing Angels retreats are designed for cancer survivors. Our goals is to help guide these survivors along the path of healing to a “normal” life style. These rejuvenating two-day retreats provide a healing atmosphere of love, hope, understanding, learning and pampering for cancer survivors. Healing Angels is held at the Wilderness Lodge in Wisconsin Dells. […]