The first time I stood before the signature red doors of the Gilda's clubhouse, many thoughts raced through my mind: What would I find inside? What would the people be like? Is it a sad place? Will I feel welcomed? I wrestled internally for what seemed like minutes ... but could only have been seconds. Then, I took a deep breath, opened the door and entered Gilda's Club Twin Cities.
Cue the holiday music... It's the most wonderful (I mean hectic) time of the year. For me, the holiday season brings with it opportunities for connection, cookies ... and chaos. For many, this time of year can be stressful - even more so when a cancer diagnosis or grief gets thrown into the mix. So, as you move through this holiday season, I encourage you to explore how you can invite self-care into your daily routine. READ MORE
>by Elaine Wilson Elaine Wilson, a Gilda's Club member and volunteer, who went from downhill skiing one week to have brain surgery the next, generously agreed to tell her story for our 2017 year-end appeal and shares why Gilda's Club is so important for our community.
>by Ryan Sweeney, Development & Database Coordinator Starting today, you can sign up online or use our new 'My GCTC' mobile app to sign up for Gilda's Club Twin Cities classes and activities! With these new options, you can sign up for classes, view your schedule, check your status on waitlists and easily cancel, all with the click of a button.