Art is Magic!

This blog features the 2022 Gilda’s Club Art Show and CUREative Contest for Teens Touched by Cancer. Our community showcased its power, vulnerability, insight, and strength through uniquely various modalities.

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Lessons Learned: Reflections from my 13 years at Gilda’s

It is with a heavy heart that I announce my resignation from my Program Manager position on May 13. I have accepted a new position as Director of Programs and Community Outreach with a national organization called Bright Spot Network that works with cancer survivors and their young children. It is an opportunity for me…

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CUREative Art Contest for Teens 2022

“The girl is sad because her mom has cancer. The path she is on is uphill and has many twists and turns. The path represents her life and she doesn’t know where it leads, but she keeps going because she wants to get to the end.” This is a portion of the artist statement from…

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Qualified Charitable Distributions 101

By Gerry Klump, Enrolled Agent and Gilda’s Club volunteer So, the holidays are over and you just got your tax forms in the mail. Don’t forget when filing for 2021 you can deduct up do $300 as an individual and $600 as a couple even if you don’t itemize; and charitable deductions can still be…

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Virtual Young Adult Game Night

Monthly Game Night Brings Together Young Adults Touched by Cancer “I look forward to game night all week!” one of our regular Young Adult Game Night attendees recently shared. The new monthly, virtual group is a place for young adults, ages 18-40, touched by cancer to connect with others across the country. The group features…

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A Surprise Legume

We would tell our stories, give updates and from time to time someone would get more bad news, it can be a tough group to be part of sometimes, but always wonderful and often fun. There are two basic rules members are asked to follow, “what is said at Gilda’s stays at Gilda’s” and “everybody has an opinion”.

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