The Nanny Angel Network is in need of Volunteers in Durham. Read the Durham Radio News article.
Major donation makes free relief childcare to Kingston mothers with cancer possible Non-profit Nanny Angel Network set to provide its unique services starting this Summer, thanks to a donation from Homestead Land Holdings KINGSTON – January 31, 2019 –...
Dolce Magazine featured Audrey Guth, Founder of the Nanny Angel Network in their Fall 2018 issue. Audrey speaks about her experience with cancer and what inspired her to create the Nanny Angel Network.
When someone tells you that you have cancer, it is a huge shock. That’s what happened to Audrey Guth. “When I was diagnosed with cancer, it rocked my world,” she says. “You know, everyone feels somewhat omnipotent, and you think, ‘It’s not going to be me.’ And yet, it was me.”
Thank you to Dolce Magazine for raising awareness of NAN.
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Nanny Angel Network supporter Dina Pugliese was interviewed for the August/September 2017 issue of Panoram Italia, and gave a shout out to NAN!
Read the full article: https://issuu.com/panoramitalia/docs/toronto_august_-_september_web/52
Founder of Nanny Angel Network Audrey Guth discusses where the idea came from and the feedback they receive from the moms.
Abeer Salim is fighting for her life. A single mother in the late stages of terminal cancer, she says her treatments and chemotherapy often leave her so drained that she cannot get out of bed, let alone do the one thing the brightens her day the most — play with her young son.
For months now, she has relied on friends to watch four-year-old Mohamed as she battles to reclaim her health. But like many who juggle the roles of young mother and cancer patient, she has found her energy can only take her so far.
Abeer Salim doesn’t need a guardian angel when she has a nanny angel looking after her.
The 42-year-old single mom was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2014 when her son Mohamed was 19 weeks old. After enduring a long waiting list, she underwent surgery at Sunnybrook Hospital, a mastectomy, followed by chemotherapy and radiation therapy over the next year.
Idea for the organization began in treatment waiting room
Audrey Guth remembers sitting outside of a treatment waiting area and watching a mother with her two-year-old climb all over her. The kid was tugging at a scarf that was concealing the woman’s baldness underneath from chemotherapy treatments.
“I could just see the angst in her face and I thought to myself, ‘Me or my friends are going to get breast cancer, that’s just the statistics,’ and it happened to be me,” she said. “What can I do to make sense of this really random act of unkindness? She could never think of ever having a nanny, because most people look at it as a luxury, but I also knew nannies who really wanted to give back to the community.”