If cancer has entered your life, you’re already a member. So, let’s get started.

Sometimes it’s hard to ask for help, especially if you don’t know what you need. We get it.

That’s why we make it easy to get started at Gilda’s Club, so you can find the customized support you need in our warm, welcoming environment. It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3.

Step 1

Sign up for and attend a New Member Meeting.

Membership starts with a new member meeting. We’ll meet with you to provide an overview of our services and get started. You can register for a group new member meeting by clicking on one of the upcoming dates below, or you can email program@gildasclubmadison.org or call (608) 828-8880 to schedule an individual meeting.

Upcoming Virtual New Member Meetings:

Upcoming In-Person New Member Meetings

Step 2

Select a program (or two) to explore

Participate in the wide variety of programs on our calendar – topic-specific educational sessions to nutrition classes to yoga and social events – and meet others in the Gilda’s Club community. All programs are offered at no cost.

Step 3

Experience the benefits

In our latest member survey:

  • 96% would recommend Gilda’s Club to others dealing with cancer
  • 95% felt that Gilda’s Club programs have had a positive impact on their lives
  • 87% feel that Gilda’s Club plays a part in their support system
  • 85% found comfort in a community of others who understood their experience
  • 81% feel less lonely and isolated

What’s more:

  • 100% receive our programs for free

So, join the Gilda’s Club community today!