Gilda’s Club Quad Cities


Gilda’s Club Quad Cities offers workshops, professionally-led support groups, healthy lifestyle activities and social events — all provided at no charge — for men, women, and children whose lives have been impacted by cancer. Our program is designed to help people with cancer and their friends and family deal with the physical, psychological and emotional challenges of cancer. Our 5 program core components include:

Support Groups

  • Welcome Meetings (formerly New Member Orientation) meet one-on-one, as a family or in a group with one of our social workers
  • Weekly Support Groups for people with any type of cancer, family/friends and bereavement. Share your thoughts, feelings and experiences.
  • Monthly Groups to network with others with similar experiences (groups are by cancer type or situation)
  • Noogieland a special place for kids that includes Kid Support™ and Grief Busters groups
  • Virtual Support

Educational Opportunities

Healthy Lifestyle

  • Cancer Transitions is a 4 week survivorship program for people post cancer treatment or within 2 years of finishing treatment
  • Meditation
  • Nutrition Classes
  • Healing Arts including quarterly workshops facilitated by Living Proof Exhibit
  • Mind/Body/Spirit including yoga 4 cancer (y4c) and Chair Yoga

Social Connections

  • Breakfast Club
  • Special Events including potlucks and holiday parties
  • Member-led Activities
  • Family Activities fun for the whole family that include movie and craft nights, and our annual Halloween party called Noogiefest


Call us at 563-326-7504 to learn more about our program and or sign up to attend a Welcome Meeting.

Please see our program calendar for a complete list of our programs each month and online registration. You can also register for workshops, classes and groups at our main clubhouse, call us at 563-326-7504, or email gc@gildasclubqc.org.