On Friday, September 21st, Gilda’s Club NYC is joining the efforts of Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden in hosting a Biden Cancer Community Summit and bringing the cancer narrative to the New York City community.
This year’s Ten Bands One Cause limited pink vinyls will be from Silversun Pickups, Modest Mouse, Local Natives, Black Moth Super Rainbow, EL-P, Tyler Childers, Soccer Mommy, Daryl Hall & John Oates, The All-American Rejects and The Rocky Horror Picture Show Soundtrack.
As part of the Cancer Support Community’s #HopeCrane project, members in our Origami workshop made paper cranes which have been a longstanding symbol of hope and wellness during difficult times. This particular workshop has been an integral part of many Gilda’s Club members’ recovery due to the support it provides. [ … ]
Gilda’s Club has historically focused on group or communal activities for members under the belief that no one should face cancer alone. Offerings such as support groups and workshops are meant to provide a community of understanding so that members can learn to live with cancer alongside others going through similar experiences. [ … ]
Stress is difficult to avoid these days. With the pressures of work and family, or even just walking down a busy street in New York City, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. Add the impact of an illness such as cancer, the effects of stress can be the difference between a “good” and a “bad” day. [ … ]
Educational lectures are an important component to our program providing information ranging from nutrition, to social security benefits, to cancer specific topics, amongst many others. While some topics adhere more to cancer patients, some are very resourceful to caregivers as well. All lectures are free and open to members and non-members, and take place here at the Clubhouse. [ … ]
O2O helps cancer patients prepare for their next oncologist’s appointment where important decisions will be made about their treatment. In a one-on-one meeting with a trained counselor, they work together to develop a list of questions for their oncologist to help guide the discussion and list concerns for an upcoming treatment decision. [ … ]