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

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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Our Commitment

Dear Gilda’s Club Community, At Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee, we are a welcoming and inclusive community for individuals with cancer and their families. We are a community where people impacted by cancer face it together. We believe each person is the expert of his or her own experience, and in an atmosphere of shared experience and support, community grows. We value mutual respect, showing up for…

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We’re Well on Our Way in Williamson County

By Felice Apolinsky, LCSW Program Director, Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee One of the things I appreciate most about Gilda’s Club is how intentional we are in creating program offerings that serve our members, how and when they need to be served. Yes, from a planning perspective it might be nice to lay out an entire…

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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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Gilda's Club Middle Tennessee CEO Sandy Obodzinski visited Capitol Hill in June to advocate for social and emotional screening and support in the cancer care experience for patients and families.

Advocating for Essential Cancer Support

By Sandy Obodzinski President and CEO, Gilda’s Club Middle TN At Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee, we hear stories every day from members who feel lost, alone, confused, and overwhelmed by a new diagnosis, treatment plans, the need to communicate with family and friends, and seemingly countless unknowns. Cancer can weigh so heavily – not only…

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Leslie Welch, Children's Wellness Consultant, Parent Coach

Gilda’s Club’s Leslie Welch Offers Guidance to Aspiring Child Life Professionals in Latest Issue of ACLP Bulletin

Show Me the Money! By Leslie Welch, Child Life Specialist Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee Courtesy of ACLP Bulletin, Summer 2018 When I was growing up and unnecessarily worrying about the future, I remember my father telling me, “Les, just do what you love and the money will come.” Now, he never mentioned how much money,…

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