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Angel Foundation

Through an innovative and integrated approach of financial assistance, education and support, Angel Foundation helps adults with cancer and their families so that they may live life well with stability, strength and resilience.

Mission Statement
Review Completed: 12/19/2012
700 South Third Street
Ste 106W
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Phone: (612) 627-9000
Fax: (612) 338-3018
EIN 41-1990883
Principal Staff Mark Wilkening, President
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE) 7.6
General Information
Board Chair Tom Flynn
Number of Board Members 16
Board meetings with quorum 6
Average Member Attendance at Board Meetings 14.67
Publicly Available Documents Most Recent 990
Most Recent Audit
Board
Accomplishments
Nearly $800,000 in emergency financial assistance was distributed to 1,400 adults with cancer and their families. More than 110 youth attended Kids Kamp in early August – our largest group yet. As a direct result of the Kids Kamp experience, 81% of the campers reported feeling more comfortable communicating with their family about cancer. Family Consult, the newest Facing Cancer Together program, provides an immediate response to an individual family’s needs. Facing Cancer Together's Education and Support Series delivered a modified format and curriculum through quarterly meetings in partnership with Coborn’s Cancer Center located in St. Cloud Minnesota.
Current Goals
Angel Foundation will continue to provide emergency financial assistance grants to adults with cancer currently undergoing treatment, and living or treated in the seven-county metro area. Angel Foundation will continue to distribute emergency grants through Margie’s Fund to adult cancer patients facing unique circumstances above and beyond our current Emergency Financial Assistance Program. Launch Family Consult program to provide an immediate response to an individual family’s needs after a cancer diagnosis. Plan and implement the annual Kids Kamp, a camp for children and teens living with a parental cancer diagnosis. Provide a two-day Urban Adventures Kids Kamp for children ages 5-12 through two day-long retreats held at Angel Foundation.
Community or Constituency Served
When cancer strikes, Angel Foundation provides two programs that help foster strength, resilience and hope. Both programs help adults living with cancer and their families gain a level of control over lives during a time of great uncertainty. Through our Financial Assistance program, adults in active cancer treatment receive emergency financial assistance for non-medical basic needs such as food, gas, utilities, rent or mortgage payments. Facing Cancer Together provides education and support to families facing a parental cancer diagnosis.
Geographic Area Served
Seven county metro area of the Twin Cities, Minnesota.
Impact and Programs

3 Year Average Expenses

Program Services: $884,032 75.5%
Management: $197,271 16.9%
Fundraising: $89,361 7.6%

Unrestricted Net Assets

2012 2011 2010
End of Year: $1,886,228 $1,150,890 $783,255
Beginning of Year $1,150,890 $783,255 $638,056
Difference $735,338 $367,635 $145,199
Unrestricted Net Assets (End of Year), Current 990 $1,886,228
Based on information provided on 2010 to 2012
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