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Free, specialized, in-home child care resources for mothers with cancer. We give mothers the support they need to care for their children and give children the tools they need to cope with their mothers’ illness.

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To The Moms in Treatment

Vanessa was diagnosed with lymphoma cancer in 2016. She was told by her doctor that her cancer was in its early stages and curable with chemotherapy. Unfortunately, her cancer progressed and the young mom of a three-year-old daughter and one-year-old son quickly found herself in and out of the hospital. “As my health deteriorated, I…

To The Moms in Recovery

“I was completely shocked when I heard the words ‘You have cancer’.” Annalisa was nursing her three-month-old son when she discovered a lump in her breast. After multiple tests, she was diagnosed with Stage three breast cancer. As a young mom to three daughters and a newborn, Annalisa worried about her children and how she…

To The Moms Just Diagnosed

In October 2020, Stephanie, a young mom of two preschoolers, was diagnosed with Breast Cancer. As a former caregiver to her mom, who previously battled triple-negative breast cancer, Stephanie was all too familiar with the experience. Stephanie’s disease spread rapidly and she needed to undergo an immediate double mastectomy surgery. Unfortunately, the surgery led to…

NAN is the grand prize winner of Astellas Oncology 2019 C3 Prize®!

With the funds from the C3 Prize, Guth intends to expand the reach and impact of Nanny Angel Network, which trains volunteers to care for children whose mothers have cancer.

Audrey Guth: 2017 Women of Worth Honouree

In early 2017, the Nanny Angel Network was thrilled to announce that NAN founder Audrey Guth had been named a recipient of L’Oréal Paris’s inaugural Canadian Women of Worth program.

Audrey Guth selected as 2014 CNN Hero

Each week, a CNN Hero is profiled on the global networks of CNN and

Nanny Angel Spotlight

Meet Leigh

Angels like Leigh are what set the Nanny Angel Network apart. NAN provides so much more than just childcare, our Angels are passionate and highly educated caregivers who go above and beyond to support families, and create a safe space where kids can just be kids.