Author: Angels of Hope

Liam Nicholls

Liam Nicholls is four years old. He lives with his mom, Danielle, in Saline, Michigan. As Danielle has shared with Angels of Hope, in August of 2016 Liam was treated for a six-week period of time for, what his pediatricians believed to be, a bowel obstruction. After six weeks of treatment, Liam was not responding […]

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Kara Tassis

Kara Tassis and her husband, Jonathan, are the proud parents of two sons – Jonathan Jr. (6) and Joseph (4). In April of 2016, at the very young age of 35 years old, Kara was diagnosed with breast cancer. The diagnosis came as a shock to this young, busy mom of two active boys. She […]

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Emma Joyce

Bernadette and Brent Joyce are the proud parents of three children – Anthony (12), Emma (6) and Noah (4). The family lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan. As Bernadette shared with Angels of Hope, in June of 2016 their daughter, Emma, was diagnosed with Wilms Tumor (cancer of the kidney). The shock of the diagnosis hit […]

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Aleysia Gates

Aleysia Gates is six years old. She lives in Detroit, Michigan with her mom, LaToya, and her siblings – Edwin (15), Asia (14) and Alexis (13). In March of 2013 Aleysia was diagnosed with an extremely serious form of brain cancer called Pineoblastoma. Since the diagnosis, Aleysia has undergone surgeries, chemotherapy and radiation. The cancerous […]

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Nakia Thomas

Nakia Thomas is the beautiful 11-year-old daughter of Candice Benton, and sister to Mia (13), Kenneth (8) and Bryce (4). The family lives in Detroit, Michigan. In May of 2015 Nakia was diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma – a cancer of the skeletal muscles. Recently it was discovered that the cancer has now metastasized to Nakia’s brain. […]

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Ana Cuellar

Ana Cuellar is 8 years old. She lives with her mom – Ana and Dad, Cesar, and siblings – Cesar (7) and Alejandra (5) in Hudsonville, Michigan. In 2014 Ana was diagnosed with Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML). She was in remission following treatment. However, sadly, in June of 2016 she relapsed and is once again […]

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Keith Green

Keith and Heather Green are newly married for a year as of last October, 2015. Between them they have five beautiful children. The family lives in Linden, Michigan. Keith was treated in 2011 for throat cancer and after treatment, he was in remission and he and Heather looked forward to a happy healthy future together […]

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Derek Carter

Derek Carter is 16 years old. He lives in Perry, Michigan with his mom, Deborah, and his older sister, Emily (21). On August 19,2016 Derek was diagnosed with a brain tumor. The devastating diagnosis was the beginning of a grueling journey and a long road. In a one-month period of time Derek has undergone six […]

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William Head

William Head and his wife, Nora, are hardworking and proud parents of their eight-year-old daughter, Kiera. The family lives in Eastpointe, Michigan. In May of 2016 William was diagnosed with Larynx Cancer. Since his diagnosis he has been unable to work due to his treatment schedule and the side effects of the treatments. Nora works […]

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Lanyiia Cook

Lanyiia Cook is five years old and lives with her mom and her grandmother, Diana, who is also her legal guardian, and her older brother, James (8), in Detroit, Michigan. In April of 2016 Lanyiia was diagnosed with DIPG (Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma) – a brain tumor. A non-operable tumor at the base of her […]

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