December 2018
As we approach the end of 2018, Ali, Ryan, Maddy, Carissa, and I want to share our gratitude with you - our members, volunteers, community partners, donors, and friends. You have made it possible for Gilda's Club Twin Cities to positively impact..
A Place that Holds Laughter and Tears
So many people comment on the "energy" in the clubhouse. Some talk about it being a peaceful space, a retreat, another home. Many are pleasantly surprised by the positivity and laughter that is often felt and heard. Others point to the warm and welcoming nature of the environment and the individuals who fill its space.  I suppose these are things many might not expect when thinking of a place connected to cancer - a contradiction of sorts.  READ MORE
LISTEN/ Dear Cancer: 2018 Teen Essay Contest - LAST CHANCE
Don't miss out! Last chance for teens, 13-19, who want to win great prizes by writing a short, creative essay about how cancer has touched your life - whether you have it, had it, or know someone who has. No need to be a member - Gilda's Club Twin Cities is looking for honest, personal reflections and original insights by writers 13-19 years old who demonstrate an authentic ability to move readers by sharing their cancer experience.  READ MORE
Living with cancer is not a choice, how you live with it is.
This fall we were thrilled to share the stories of three Gilda's Club Twin Cities members with you. If you missed these letters in the mail, read the stories of GCTC members Trish, Matt and Susan, and how your gift can help Gilda's Club grow.  READ MORE
Save the Date & Honors & Tributes
Let's celebrate together on April 23, 2019
As we prepare to celebrate 5 years of supporting the whole community the whole time, mark the morning of April 23 on your calendar. Also read about the generosity of our friends who have made gifts in honor, memory, or celebration of loved ones. READ MORE
Welcome Carissa, our new Development Manager
Long time member, newest full time staff member
We are pleased to announce that we have hired Carissa Vincent as Development Manager. Carissa will be responsible for driving the organization's fundraising efforts.  Prior to joining GCTC, Cari
ssa spent over 20 years with Piper Jaffray, most recently as the Head of Recruiting. As a breast cancer survivor and
 Gilda's Club Twin Cities member, she has been a passionate advocate and volunteer in a variety of capacities with cancer-focused nonprofits and medical providers. Join us in welcoming Carissa by saying hello or emailing her at