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Our Resource Specialists: Connecting People to the Support They Need

By: Meghan Lamb 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…

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A Note from an AYA

By: Meghan Lamb “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…

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Expressive Arts: Building Community at Gilda’s Club

By: Meghan Lamb 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…

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Exemplifying the Power of Human Kindness: Kids & Teens

By Liz Geller, LPC-MHSP – Program Manager Megan Ingram Forshey, LCSW – Program Manager As we reflect on our work in the last year and what we hope for the year to come, it is truly humbling and heartening that our days are overflowing with such beautiful moments of human connection.  Entering into a new year…

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Cancer Support Nonprofit’s Biggest Annual Fundraiser Slated for Oct. 9

MEDIA ALERT July 1, 2021 Red Door Bash Celebrates Year Like No Other – and the Volunteers Who Led the Charge WHAT: Annual Red Door Bash, benefiting Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee’s free support program for any adult, teen or child in our community impacted by cancer WHEN: Saturday, October 9, 2021 • 6 p.m. Reception…

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Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee Welcomes New Board Members

NASHVILLE, TENN. – February 23, 2021 – Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee, a Nashville-based non-profit dedicated to providing support, education, and hope to anyone impacted by cancer, including family and friends of those diagnosed, recently welcomed five new members to its Board of Directors. “We are fortunate to have a team of passionate, dedicated, and talented…

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Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee Welcomes New Board Members

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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Gilda's Club Middle Tennessee 2018 Community Report free cancer support Nashville

2018 Community Report

Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee celebrated a momentous year in 2018 with the help and support of our community and friends. We opened a new location in Williamson County and held a smashing 20th Anniversary Bash – voted Best Anniversary Party by readers of nFocus magazine. And those are just two of the big headlines from…

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Important Information from Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee

UPDATED 5/20/2022 The Clubhouse is now open to staff, members, and visitors Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Call our Member Relations team for any questions – 615-329-1124 ———— Previous Updates UPDATED 8/20/2021 A Pause on the Return to Clubhouse – Safety is our Priority Due to the consistent rise in the number…

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Harriet Schiftan President and CEO Gilda's Club Middle Tennessee free cancer support Nashville
Harriet Schiftan, President and CEO

When Will I See You Again?

July 1, 2020 Dear Gilda’s Club Community, As we begin the month of July, I have lyrics from the Three Degrees song “When Will I See You Again” (written by Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff) playing in my head. It’s a great song, and though I imagine it is written about a relationship, the longing,…

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