I had never been to our Gilda Comes To You NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County (KC) partner site before. As a staff member, I knew the boilerplate for the program – support groups, healthy lifestyle workshops & educational lectures for any cancer patient receiving treatment at the hospital as well as Gilda’s Club NYC (GCNYC) members. What I didn’t know was that a strong community had developed among program participants. [ … ]
The beginning of a New Year often makes you reflect on past years. I have been very lucky. My years at Gilda’s Club have been so rewarding, and in some ways, unexpectedly so. When people ask me what makes Gilda’s Club so special, I never hesitate – it is our community. [ … ]
Monthly support groups are specialized groups that give members the opportunity to connect with one another about similar cancer-related issues or experiences. They are a great way for members to discuss their cancer experience with a specified focus. [ … ]
“My mother, Anita, fought cancer most of my life. It wasn’t just one type of cancer, it was several – breast, bone, brain and lung cancer. Treatments included chemotherapy, radiation, a double mastectomy, and a bone marrow transplant.” Read the rest of Ashley’s story …
The Concerned Women of the Grove (CWOG) are a dedicated group of women from the Fire Island community of Cherry Grove, who raise awareness and
Thanks to funding from RBC Capital Markets, we successfully completed our Kids’ Bereavement support group program in June. Kids’ Bereavement is a 10-week program that
We are excited to announce that members will soon have a more convenient way to sign up for workshops and check in to the Clubhouse.