A friend of Nuno’s family came to Halos for Angels with sad news. Immediately HFA came to the rescue.
A professional family man traveled on a business trip. After numerous hours at meetings and a full day at work, when Nuno came to his hotel he decided to take a swim in the pool before dinner. With the anticipation of wanting to relax he dove in, not realizing the closeness of the other side of the pool, and instantly became a quadriplegic.
As Nuno’s life changed completely, so did his entire family’s life. The family was hit with many new challenging situations; no one could have been prepared. After immediate surgery, Nuno awoke at Kessler Rehab Center. Days before his release from Kesslers the family discovered they had to make a special ramp at his house before Nuno’s return.
The family was faced with another unimaginable situation, having to construct a certain type of ramp for Nuno before the rehab allowed for his return home. Halos For Angels, Inc. was called upon for help. We immediately took action and partnered with Home Depot to construct the ramp for Nuno’s return home; all in one (1) week’s time.
Upon arrival, Nuno was greeted with a fully painted constructed ramp and decorated with adorned balloons, and welcome home signs with notes of encouraging words. Days following, delivered daily meals were gifted, funds that were collected through fundraising efforts to help with medical costs, presents for the children, and a prayer shawl for Nuno blessed in prayer for a recovery of the mind, body, and spirit. There are many other fund raisers on our website for Nuno and his family. Help change a life or Nuno’s life.
Mathew, early 20’s was suddenly diagnosed with knee cancer.
Having to leave his college to undergo treatment, Halos For Angels, Inc. was called upon for help! We immediately took wings and met with Mathew’s mom to offer our “service”. Matt had a balance owed for private housing at college of $5,800 which HFA negotiated with the housing company to underwrite his balance as we provided a charitable tax write off for them.
HFA also provided meals for 1 year to Matt and his family as they continued on their unimaginable cancer journey of treatment, surgery, then final treatment. Throughout their year long journey, Halos For Angels supported them throughout to support and serve the family’s mind, body & spirit. One way to bring a little joy during his darkest days, was to send a stretch limo to soon fill it with Matt and his friends to take a trip to attend a Jet’s Football game where they enjoyed the game as well as a meet and greet by the players. For Matt and his loved ones to share in a happy moment in time, during a time when cancer wasn’t in their thoughts, was a miracle in itself.
Through the help of Halos For Angels’ professionals that are in the medical field, Family therapy was provided, Massage and Reiki therapy were offered, prayer blankets and shawls offered to bring comfort just to let them know others care, along with practical assistance on the road to healing. Matt was also faced with additional financial hardships as his surgeon did not take insurance, HFA fundraised to help cover medical expenses. After reaching out to our community through our unending efforts helped raise over $27,000.00 to help cover Matt’s doctor bills. Throughout our journey together with Matt and his family, an inspiring personal connection is what helped bring Matt to a remission state not only of body but soul. As we all gained much nourishment of a renewed strength in faith knowing through personal connection and Love, our wish for miracles do happen. We are happy to say that Matt is in remission, and back to college!
John and his wife became our vital angel supporters since our launch.
John, A Madison Resident, once our supporter, ALWAYS our Angel. Their contribution to our charity has helped us grow helping more community people as sudden tragedy hit home. Besides monetary donations annually, their participation as a volunteer added strength to the personal connection shared amongst many angels. John suddenly was diagnosed with heart failure and the inability to leave his home.
To suddenly learn that to leave his house would cost him his life was a devastating life altering diagnosis, but to John, through his strong faith in God and having the love and support of angels; John felt blessed knowing others may not be so lucky. John’s endearing spirit and the love for others allowed him to continue to bring smiles on the faces of others through his jokes and gentle touch of kindness to our souls. As he always said, “as long as I can bring a smile to another’s face, life is great”. Even though John’s beating heart stopped, his loving memory lives on through the inspiration of hope, through his spirit and faith in God and the personal connection of love shared by all he met throughout his living life as always an Angel.
While searching for medical practicies online, Kristin came upon Halos for Angels’ website.
A 38-year-old mother of a toddler and a newborn baby diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. Just when all hope was lost, Halos for Angels was called upon to help with Kristin’s sudden tragedy.
After Kristin exhausted all treatment options in local facilities, Halos for Angels, inc. provided funds to send her to New York Sloan Kettering (as her insurance did not cover out-of-state- medical institutes.) After an evaluation, she was earmarked for a trial treatment which succeeded in putting her into remission. She was provided with childcare, meals, clothing for her children and hotel stays for her husband while she was treating in New York.