Posted on Thursday, May 9th filed under Gilda's Club in the Community.
Gilda’s Club could not function without volunteers. It’s really that simple. Our volunteers regularly assist us in providing the services we offer to individuals and families affected by cancer. On a weekly basis volunteers provide roughly 40+ hours to Gilda’s Club. Whether their time is spent in Noogieland with the kids, facilitating workshops, gardening, or [...]
Posted on Wednesday, April 17th filed under Member Moment.
“Still” – Written in memory of Karen Telle I still see you In the soil of every rose garden In the smiles of saints and sinners In the dawn of every day and the nocturne of every night I still see you I still hear you In every note in every melody in [...]
Posted on Friday, March 29th filed under Gilda's Club in the Community.
Funny. Informative. Compassionate. Energetic. Animated. Awesome. These are some of the words guests used to describe Cesar Millan after our sell-out Intimate Conversations fundraiser last Friday. I think it’s safe to say this was our biggest and best in the Intimate Conversation Series thus far. For those of you who were able to make it, thank you for [...]
Posted on Thursday, December 20th filed under Behind the Red Door.
A friend of Gilda Radner once said, “If SNL was like Never-Never-Land, the Island of Lost Boys, she was Tinker Bell.” And what a magical person Gilda was. Recently, a fellow Gilda’s Club affiliate sent us an article from the June 1989 Issue of People magazine. What we found was something very special. The tribute article cane [...]
Posted on Tuesday, November 20th filed under Gilda's Club in the Community.
Save the date for our 4th Annual Intimate Conversations Series event! On Friday, March 22, 2013 Gilda’s Club and the Genesis Cancer Care Institute will welcome Cesar Millan, star of Leader of the Pack and The Dog Whisperer, to the Quad Cities for our biggest fundraiser of the year. The event will include a Luncheon [...]
Posted on Sunday, November 18th filed under Behind the Red Door.
Every year Gilda’s Club Quad Cities lights a 32 foot tree on River Drive in Davenport. Every year lights, bows, & ornaments are placed on the tree to celebrate special people in your life. Every year that tree is full and bright, reminding us how blessed we really are. We call it The Blessing Tree [...]
Posted on Thursday, November 15th filed under Healthy Living.
The Huffington Post recently reported on some exciting new research. According to the research, people with strong social ties may have an increased survival rate. Information on the study can be found in the November 2012 issue of the journal Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. The study, which focused on women with breast cancer, found [...]
Posted on Tuesday, October 9th filed under Gilda's Club in the Community.
When you are told that you have cancer, your life and attitude is changed forever. I know this, because I have been there and am now fortunate enough to be cancer free. The work that Gilda’s Club does helping local families whose lives are suddenly affected by a diagnosis, is invaluable. As long as Revell [...]
Posted on Thursday, October 4th filed under Gilda's Club in the Community.
October is Pink Ribbon Bagel month at Panera Bread and 10 cents of every Pink Ribbon Bagel bought will be donated to Gilda’s Club! The bagels are formed into a DELICIOUS ribbon of cherry and vanilla goodness. All Quad City locations are participating – just ask for the Pink Ribbon Bagel! You can order ahead as well. This makes [...]
Posted on Wednesday, August 29th filed under Behind the Red Door.
As the Program Director for Gilda’s Club Quad Cities for the past 14 years I have seen a lot of individuals and families come through the door. I’ve witnessed many changes within our clubhouse and in the world of cancer support services. One of those key changes being the merger between Gilda’s Club Worldwide and [...]