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September 17, 2021

How the Arts Can Help You Cope with Cancer

After receiving a cancer diagnosis, finding a creative outlet is an important way to help you cope. One in ten people living with cancer are affected […]
September 1, 2021

Volunteer Opportunity Now Available for Local Teens: Join Gilda’s Club Westchester’s Youth Committee

With the beginning of a new school year, come some great new opportunities!  Gilda’s Club Westchester is seeking compassionate teens who hope to volunteer and make […]
August 26, 2021

Back to School with Gilda’s CLASS

Heading back to school in just a few weeks, the children of Westchester, Rockland and Fairfield counties will face many new challenges due to the COVID-19 […]
August 18, 2021

Seeking Compassionate Volunteers: Become a Gilda’s Club Westchester Ambassador!

Are you passionate about the mission of Gilda’s Club Westchester?  Would you like to help spread the word about the amazing free programs and services offered […]
August 11, 2021

Gilda’s Club Westchester Celebrates 20 Years and a Dream Come True

While the late legendary comedienne Gilda Radner was undergoing her cancer treatments, she repeatedly stated that support groups were an essential part of her life’s journey. […]
August 4, 2021

It Will Be All Write…Teen Cancer Story Contest Open to Teens; Deadline November 1

Gilda’s Club Westchester is seeking teen writers and artists, ages 13-17, to share their experiences with cancer through their writing, art, and video. The “Teen Cancer […]
July 28, 2021

Coping with Cancer and the Healing Power of Writing

Journaling is an effective way to cope with the feelings of uncertainty that come with a cancer diagnosis. Recent studies show that even one 20-minute writing […]
July 21, 2021

The Benefits of Online Therapy, Workshops & Events

Just when you thought it was time to get back to regular in-person get-togethers, workshops, events, and meetings!  Enter the Delta Variant, which is spreading rapidly […]
July 14, 2021

Talking with Kids About Cancer Supported by Gilda’s Club Westchester

One of the most common questions parents and family members ask after a cancer diagnosis is “how do we explain this to our child?” Around 22.4% […]
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