Lisa – Why I’m a Gilda’s Volunteer and Donor

In the spring of 2008, I changed jobs and had just completed my MBA and suddenly found myself with more time on my hands. After getting back into my social life for a while (something that had suffered the previous few years), I started looking for a new volunteer opportunity in Madison. I come from…

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Danielle – Why I Volunteer

Giving back isn’t always financial, it can be done by offering up some of your time. As a teenager, I began my relationship with volunteering by helping my mother. She’d bring me to events, golf outings, and gala’s and I’d be a part of the set-up crew or sell raffle tickets to guests. The pride…

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Road to Ironman Wisconsin

Recently I stepped up my involvement with Gilda’s Club as a member of the Board of Directors and I chair the associate board, Club Red, as well. My passion for endurance sports and for serving Gilda’s Club stem from the same thing – losing one of my best friend’s to cancer at the age of…

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Brent – Why I Joined Club Red

No matter where you go or what you do lately, it seems you can’t escape cancer. It’s everywhere you turn. Whether directly or indirectly, everyone knows someone who has been impacted by this vicious disease in one way or another. Some win their battles while others are defeated. I am no different. And so, begins…

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A Radiant Light, by Ellen Bass, Art Therapy Intern

What a beautiful light Gilda’s Club gave me… I am Ellen and I was an art therapy intern from Edgewood College for this past year. It came the time in my undergraduate program where I was sent out to learn about the power of expressive and therapeutic art in a community. While, as most may agree,…

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