Frequently Asked Questions

What is Gilda’s Club?
Gilda’s Club is a free, non-residential emotional and social support community for people with cancer, their families and friends offering support and networking groups, educational workshops and lectures.  It is named in memory of Gilda Radner, best known for her work on NBC’s Saturday Night Live, who died from ovarian cancer in 1989.

Who is Gilda’s Club for?
Everyone affected by cancer, any type of cancer. Adults, children, family members and friends. Newly diagnosed, in the midst of treatment, finishing treatment, a multi-year survivor, managing a recurrence, facing end of life, or grieving a loss —any time is the right time to become involved at Gilda’s Club.

What does your Program consist of?
Support and networking groups, educational lectures and workshops, healthy lifestyle activities, social events, and resources and referral — all combined into a community of support.

Why Should I Become A Member?
Living with cancer, or loving someone living with cancer can be a very isolating experience. At Gilda’s Club you will feel supported, understood and informed through education, friendship and the richness of community.

Is there a charge for membership?
There are no fees for members – everything is offered free of charge due to generous donations from our community.

How do I become a member?
Joining is easy! Membership is free. Simply complete the New Member Interest Form or call us at 812-402-8667 and ask to talk with one of our Program team as we would love to talk with you about becoming a member.