Creating a Refuge Through Yoga

Volunteer Karen Du Charme Shares How Her Yoga Class Created a “Sanga,” a Community “Yoga was my outlet, my refuge,” explains volunteer Karen DuCharme of her time as a caregiver. Karen’s role as a volunteer yoga instructor at Gilda’s Club feels very personal to her. She got her yoga certification in 2014, but, shortly thereafter,…

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I’m grateful for you, cancer

In case you haven’t heard, I’m still cancer-free and loving remission! I still have follow up scans every few months. The lingering effects of chemotherapy have faded. I’m hitting my stride and have gotten back to my true passions. Join us for beer, food, music, and community on August 28 from 3-10pm at Wisconsin Brewing Company.

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Our Path Back to the Clubhouse

In the coming weeks we will be taking steps toward re-opening, much like the rest of our community. However, because many of the people we serve are immuno-compromised, we are moving more slowly and with greater caution than other businesses.

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Meet Our CUREative Art Contest Winners

The CUREative Art contest is open to any teen with a cancer connection, ages 13-19, who lives in the state of Wisconsin. The teen may be a cancer survivor, have a loved one with cancer, have experienced a death to cancer, or has been touched in some way in their life by cancer.

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Andy Gives Back in Memory of His Dad

“I believe in the power of cancer support.” We all have some sort of connection to cancer. One of the issues that takes place from my point of view is the word ‘cancer’ being labeled taboo. Not many people are comfortable speaking about cancer. My father was diagnosed with cancer in 2007 and fought for 3 years before losing his battle…

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Gilda’s Saved Our Family Life

When my husband, Vince, a research physicist was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, we were instantly yanked out of our ordered, information driven, meaningful lives into pure chaos – no logic, minimal information, total disorientation. Thirteen months after his diagnosis, we had experienced two bone marrow transplants, early retirement, divestiture of 80k of our possessions, and…

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