An Update from our Executive Director/CEO

Dear Gilda’s members, volunteers and supporters, The last few months have held a variety of challenges, haven’t they? One thing I want you to know is that throughout the challenges, Gilda’s Club Madison has continued to view your safety as critically important. Shortly before the Safer at Home order took effect in Wisconsin, we moved…

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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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Spring 2020 GildaGram

Read our Spring 2020 issue of GildaGram, our biannual publication for supporters that contains updates about our programs and their impact.

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TJ’s Story

I was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer in 2017 and given 6 – 10 months left to live even with treatment. Life felt out of control for me, my wife, and our two young children. Even with the great support of our friends and family, we were struggling to deal with it all. The Family…

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Sewing Friendship: Mick’s Story

March 9th 2020 Life can be full of surprises. I was somewhat surprised when I received a diagnosis for a rare cancer in 2014. The treatment I received at UW Carbone Cancer Center was excellent, wonderful doctors, oncologists and the best of the best nurses. My time in hospital had some surprises, too. The nurses would…

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