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Gilda’s Club Seattle

Categories: Education

The mission of Gilda’s Club Seattle is to ensure that no one has to face cancer alone. Gilda’s Club Seattle offers a program of educational, supportive, and community options for men, women, teens and children living with cancer along with their families and friends. Programs are offered in Seattle and throughout the State with collaborating partners in varied locations such as hospitals, community centers and schools. Services are provided free of charge eliminating financial barriers to participation.

Executive Director

Anna Gottlieb, MPA

Contact

1400 Broadway
Seattle, WA 98122
Phone: (206) 709-1400
Email: annagottlieb@gildasclubseattle.org
Website: http://www.gildasclubseattle.org

• Educational Lectures/Symposia on cancer-related topics–in partnership with MultiCare
• Ongoing support/networking groups for cancer survivors, those who have lost a loved one to cancer, families living with cancer. Facilitated by social work professionals.
• Exercise/movement classes, creative expression, nutrition, cooking, community-building events for families.
• Cancer Education for Teens��”50-minute cancer prevention and health promotion presentations at 15 Pierce County high schools and available in an e-learning, on-line version for statewide distribution.
• Camp Sparkle summer camp for kids affected by cancer��”weeklong therapeutic and fun summer camp–at the STAR Center in Tacoma.
• Writing Contests for Tweens and Teens

Statistics

Annual Budget: $500,001 - $1,000,000

Number of Employees: 6-15

Accepts Volunteers: Yes

Service Area: Tacoma

People Served Annually: 10,000