Angel's Wings

$ 20.00

Proceeds were initially distributed to Angel's family for medical expenses. Because Angel is no longer in active treatment, proceeds are now distributed to Family Reach to cover healthcare associated expenses for patients in need. To learn more about the breakdown of proceeds, please see our pricing transparency.

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Made from a blend of cotton and polyester, Angel’s socks are soft to the touch and a bit thicker than your average dress sock. They are crew length and sit just below the calf.

Sock Sales of $20

$4 to production

Average cost to produce, fulfill, and process payment.

$8 to patients

The campaign organizer uses proceeds for medical expenses or donates to a health-focused charity.

$8 to Resilience Gives

Resilience Gives reinvests proceeds to compensate staff, keep the lights on, and reach patient communities.

Direct Donation of $100

$3 to payment provider

Our payment provider captures 3% on all transactions.

$97 to patients

The campaign organizer uses proceeds for medical expenses or donates to a health-focused charity.

All available sizes will ship within 48 hours of purchase.

As a spiritual woman, Shellbe knew from day one that she wanted to feature Angel’s wings on his sock. Angel, on the other hand, wanted ninjas. Shellbe won.

Angel Richards

As the rhythmic claps and laughter of Shellbe Antoine and her four children fill the air, a nurse walks in to check if the chemotherapy is running. Angel, four-years-old and connected to an IV pole, is sitting on his hospital bed breaking down some moves reminiscent of Beyonce’s Single Ladies dance. Since October, Angel has been receiving biweekly chemotherapy in what is part of a three year treatment plan for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL).

Flanked to his right by his eight-year-old sister, Faithful, and nine-year-old brother, Solomon, Angel is unbothered by the nurse attempting to change his IV line. Meanwhile, Unity, the oldest of the four at ten-years-old watches on as a concerned big sister. Shellbe, a paralegal by trade and single mother, says a prayer over the new chemotherapy bag as the nurse prepares to hang the medicine.

Although dance parties may be uncommon on the oncology ward, Shellbe explains that her family does things a little differently, “We’re always singing and making music, it’s just who we are.”

Evident from the energy in the room, Shellbe maintains a strong sense of optimism regarding her son’s diagnosis. “It’s part of the journey of life. We’ll adapt, we’ll live…and we’ll make lots of lemonade,” she says, flashing a big smile. Unable to work with four children to care for and shuttle to and from the hospital each week, Shellbe’s unfailing brightness is nothing short of inspiring. She’s a warrior with an Angel by her side.