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Girl in red shirt with large snake around her neck at Creepy Crawly Day
Gilda’s Club and HopeKids Families Bond Over New Friends at Our Creepy Crawly Day of Fun Snakes and bearded dragons in costumes, oh my! Oh, and there were some pretty cute human critters too! This was not your usual Halloween shindig. It was creepy. And crawly. Literally. Thanks to Amanda DiMarzio and her son Elijah,...
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This month, we are saying a bittersweet farewell to an incredible Gilda’s Club staff member – Allison Yonker. After 21 years of dedicated, impactful, and professional contributions to improving the lives of people with cancer  and their loved ones (including staff, volunteers, and beyond) at Gilda’s Club as a Program Manager, and recently as Program...
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Managing a cancer diagnosis throws so many curve balls it is hard to keep up. At Gilda’s Club, we want to help you find the right combination of changeups and fast balls to ensure you have the support you need to become an expert in your own field because we believe that cancer support should...
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At Gilda’s Club, one of our main goals is to always meet people where they are. Whether that be virtually in a support group or tracking down the perfect resource for a hard to solve problem, we aim to be there. As we open up our Clubhouse doors even wider, our program team has been diligently...
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For over 20 years, Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee has been the beneficiary of the Vanderbilt University Cancer Biology Student Association’s (CBSA) silent auction. While the obvious cancer research connection to Gilda’s Club is important and necessary, many don’t know the true origin behind this well-established relationship.   When Gilda’s Club Founder, Sandy Towers, found herself lost in the...
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Close your eyes and think about the things that come to mind when you think of Gilda’s Club. Maybe you are imagining support groups, yoga classes, expressive art workshops, or maybe you are even picturing Gilda Radner herself. All of these are accurate, but did you know that we also provide resource referrals to anyone affected...
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“Just wait and see if it goes away.” I had gone to the doctor for a sinus infection, and in the process casually asked about a small lump I found in my breast. My doctor wasn’t concerned. I was too young. I was healthy (outside of that sinus infection), and even with a family history of...
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There is a word we use at Gilda’s Club that you have probably heard often. In the Clubhouse, on our socials and emails, and every printed material that we produce, that word is included. At Gildas, we like to use the word ‘community’ any chance we get.  Community is at the core of our mission,...
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NASHVILLE, TENN. – July 1, 2019 – Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee, an organization dedicated to providing support, education and hope to all people impacted by cancer, including family members and friends of those diagnosed, announced today the addition of four new members to its Board of Directors. “We are excited to welcome these individuals to...
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