Entries by Angel

Bayfield Family Getaway — Angel Wings Embrace

The year 2020 was challenging for everyone in different ways, but for Felecia it was the start of her cancer journey. As a single mother with two young children, she was diagnosed with breast cancer in February 2020, right at the start of the pandemic. Felecia and her family were “Embraced” by Angel Wings through […]

A Trip To The Zoo — Angel Embrace

The Suchla family loves the zoo; Dad Brian specifically loved giraffes. They were planning a family trip to the zoo when Brian passed away. . Angel Wings Embrace was able to provide a fun-filled day at the Milwaukee County Zoo for the Suchla family, continuing a family tradition they had with their father. . They […]

Lighthouse Family Retreat — Angel Enhance

  Angel Wings Enhance granted “enhanced” support to the wonderful Won Family (Mike, Anne, Ella Joy & Asaph) to help make their Lighthouse Family Retreat mission, created to strengthen families living through childhood cancer, a reality.   “We are extremely thankful for the privilege to serve a family with a child recently battling cancer. We […]

Rubber Duck “Give Back” Mission — Angel Enhance

    Angel Wings granted “Enhanced” support to the Bordignon Family to fulfill their Rubber Duck “Give Back” Mission. We had received this request from a recipient of one of our AOMS ducks last summer that were caringly dropped from a bridge to those below by Board members and volunteers as an outreach mission to […]

Myles Lemke, Volunteer Angel

Myles Lemke, Volunteer Angel By Mark McNease Myles Lemke is passionate about supporting the mission of Angel On My Shoulder and has been actively involved with its programs and fundraising for many years. From the Polar Bear Plunge, to serving as a head counselor for Camp Angel, Myles has shared his enthusiasm and dedication with […]

Family Ties – Chris Brittnacher Profile

For many people who come to know and love Angel On My Shoulder, it’s a family affair. The Brittnachers can be counted among them, having first gotten involved due to a daughter’s illness, then deepened their commitment over the years. Chris and Don Brittnacher enjoy their life in Kaukauna, Wisconsin, where they raised their three […]

Caring with the Angels

  Known as Nita, Anita Domnitz and her husband Ric (Merrick), a personal injury lawyer, have been married for forty-six years and have lived in Whitefish Bay for forty-one of them. Nita describes it as a Norman Rockwell neighborhood with its sidewalks, streetlights, parks, lakefront and shopping, all within walking distance. “We love being close […]

Healing Angels Spring 2019

By Tracy Hengst Cancer survivors joined together for our June Healing Angels Program Retreat, held at Wilderness Hotel-Wisc Dells! As with all of our healing angels retreats, participants start out the weekend as strangers – but as the weekend wraps up, they’ve helped each other to get over mountains and across lakes.  We shared experiences, heard about resources, learned […]

A Life Changer

Support for Angel On My Shoulder comes from far and wide. Currently living in Sarasota, Florida, Austin DeGroot remains committed. The son of Bill and Sue DeGroot, Austin has three sisters, Breanna, Erica, and Amanda. A recent college graduate with a degree in Business Marketing, Austin loves the Sarasota area “mostly because the weather is […]

Camp Angel

Camp Angel (ages 7-14) was held July 12–14, 2019. An enthusiastic group of over thirty  amazing campers were with us for our summer Camp Angel experience. Campsite Co-Directors, Dick & Amy Lemke, warmly welcomed this incredible group of young campers and their counselors. A Tree House, Ark, Fort and Tower were the unique weekend lodging […]