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Celebrating 20 Years of Gilda’s Red Door in Middle Tennessee

By Sandy Obodzinski President and CEO, Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee Gilda’s Club opened its first red door in Middle Tennessee 20 years ago today – on August 3, 1998, to be exact. As we embark on a year of remembrance, celebration and aspirations for the future, it only seems natural to think back to our…

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The Plus Side Of Nashville: Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee

Our sincere thanks to NewsChannel 5 and Tuwanda Coleman for inviting Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee President and CEO Sandy Obodzinski to share about our free cancer support program on The Plus Side of Nashville. Watch the segment here.

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Leslie Welch, Children's Wellness Consultant, Parent Coach

Webinar: Talking to Your Kids about Colorectal Cancer, March 2018

In March, Fight Colorectal Cancer invited Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee Childhood Development Specialist Leslie Welch, MS CCLS, to lead the webinar “Talking to Your Kids About Colorectal Cancer.” In it, she shares important information and tips on how to talk to your kids about your cancer diagnosis. Specific topics include: Common emotional reactions kids experience…

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Wanda Reddon with Rachel Holt and children

Cancer Support for Three Generations

By Wanda Reddon, member After my cancer diagnosis in August 2015, my daughter Christina found Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee on the Internet, and said “this looks like an interesting place, maybe we should check it out.” As Christina recalls, “Mom was feeling sad and depressed and unsure about her next steps to regains some normalcy…

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Gilda’s Club Nashville Announces Name Change

Gilda’s Club Nashville, an affiliate of the Cancer Support Community, announces its name change to Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee and program expansion to better serve the community’s growing population within and beyond Davidson County. The change is effective July 1, 2017. Continue reading to find out more exciting Gilda’s news.

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Gilda’s Club is Growing – Into Williamson County!

You may have heard the news. Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee is expanding its reach and will officially open in Williamson County in May! Read on to learn about how you can be part of the excitement and help spread the word!

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Join us for The Big Payback - online day of giving on Wed., May 3!

Get Ready for the Big Payback!

Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee is participating in The Big Payback, an online giving day hosted by The Community Foundation of Middle TN. How does it work? For 24-hours beginning at 12:00 a.m. May 3rd, 2017, donors can make gifts to participating nonprofits like Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee. This 24-hour online charitable giving day will help Gilda’s…

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Taking Care of Caregivers at Gilda’s Club

By Caitlyn Holland, member I wasn’t one of those girls who had been planning her wedding day since she was seven, but I knew what I wanted. At our age, Pete and I had been to enough weddings to know what we liked and didn’t, and of the two of us, I’m the type-A, agenda-toting…

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Bearing the Unbearable Together

By Hal Potts, member That room. I couldn’t believe I was sitting in that room in Gilda’s Club. I learned about Gilda’s Club six years ago when my best friend Danny developed brain cancer and died six months later.  I had set up a CaringBridge website for him and three years later, to my complete…

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