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Joining is FREE!

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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.

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Complete the New Participant Registration form by clicking the register button.

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Anyone interested in joining Gilda’s Club, whether you are living with cancer, moving into post-treatment, a caregiver or have lost someone to cancer, must attend a Welcome Meeting. During our meeting we will connect you to Gilda’s Club programs and provide you with resources that meet your current needs and/or interests, our program has something for you.

To schedule and attend a virtual Welcome Meeting, click here.

If you’d prefer to schedule an in-person Welcome Meeting at the location of your choice, choose one of the following: schedule at the Davenport Clubhouseschedule at the Moline Clubhouse, or schedule at our Clinton location.

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Select a program (or two) to explore from our calendar by clicking the calendar button.

Participate in the wide variety of programs on our calendar – from topic-specific educational sessions to healthy lifestyle activities and social gatherings – and meet others in the Gilda’s Club community. All programs are free.

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Experience the Benefits

The benefits of our programs are manifold, offering a lifeline of emotional, educational, and social support to those affected by this challenging disease. By providing a safe space for open dialogue and shared experiences, Gilda’s community helps reduce the isolation that often accompanies a cancer diagnosis.

Gilda’s Club empowers members with knowledge and resources to better navigate their cancer journey, ultimately fostering a sense of hope, resilience, and a stronger sense of belonging in the face of adversity. Gilda’s Club Quad Cities is a beacon of light for those touched by cancer, emphasizing that no one has to face this battle alone.