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  • Gilda's Club Western New York Gilda's Club Western New York

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(42.914997,-78.86958)
 

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Mission Statement

The mission of Gilda's Club is to provide a meeting place where men, women, and children living with cancer and their families and friends, can join together to build emotional and social support as a supplement to medical care. Free of charge and non-profit, Gilda's Club offers support and networking groups, lectures, workshops and social events in a non-residential, homelike setting to provide social and emotional support to those living with cancer and their families.

Funding is solicited from private individuals, corporations, and foundations. Gilda's Club is named in honor of the late comedian Gilda Radner, who in describing the support she received in her own life, called for such places of participation, education, hope and friendship, to be made available to men, women and children with cancer, their families and friends.

Description

Weekly groups for those living with cancer and their family and friends; Monthly Networking groups for those with similar forms of cancer or similar life situations related to cancer; Art workshops, stress reduction activities, healthy cooking classes, lectures and more; Social activities, including potluck suppers and festive parties; Ongoing activities for children and teens.

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http://www.gildasclubwny.org/

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