Gilda’s Club Kentuckiana holds back-to-school bash for kids affected by cancer

OF CLASSES FOR BELLARMINE IS THURSDAY. GILDA’S CBLU OF KENTUCKIANA HELPS STUDENTS. GET READY FOR THE SCHOOL YEAR THE ORGANIZATION HAS. I’M BACK TO SCHOOL BASH TODAY I GIVE OUT SCHOOL SUPPLIES ICE CREAM AND SNACKS TO CHILDREN WHO NEED ORGANIZERS. SAY EVENTS. LIKE THIS ONLY EANDSXP THE COMMUNITY OF PEOPLE INFLUENCED BY CANCER. GILDERS CBLU IS A CANCER SUPPORT COMMUNITY. SO WE BELIEVE COMNITYMU IS STRONGER THAN CANCER AND WE KNOW THAT FOR THESE FAMILIES LIVING WITH CANCER I WOULD NOT MAKE A CHOICE, SPECIALLY WHEN CHILDREN ARE INVOLVED BUT HOW YOU LIVE IT IS A CHOICE AND WHAT’S ALL ABOUT . GILDA’S CLUB OFFERS MORE EVENTS LIKE THIS ALL YEAR O

Gilda’s Club Kentuckiana holds back-to-school bash for children affected by cancer

Updated: 6:29 PM EDT Aug 14, 2021

Gilda’s Club Kentuckiana helps students prepare for the school year by hosting the Back-to-School Bash on August 14. The bash was held at two separate events in the morning at Gilda’s Club West and in the afternoon at GCK headquarters. The organization gave away prizes and goodie bags to children aged 5-17 who are coping with cancer in some way. have to make. Kids were also given a ticket to get a free treat at an ice cream truck at the event. The Louisville Free Public Library Book Mobile was also on site. Organizers said events like this expand the community of people affected by cancer. “Gilda’s Club is a cancer support community. So we believe the community is stronger than cancer,” said Karen Morrison, President and CEO of Gilda’s Club Kentuckiana, “and we know that for all of these families living with cancer, there isn’t a choice they would make, especially when children are involved. . But how you deal with it is a choice, and that’s what matters to us.” GCK provides a place where children and adults with cancer (and their families and friends) work with others to build social and emotional support in addition to medical care, the organization said. As of March 2020, GCK now offers more than 180 virtual program offers per month online, all free and available to men, women, teens and children living with cancer around the world. You can learn more about Gilda’s Club by clicking here.

Gilda’s Club Kentuckiana helps students prepare for the school year by hosting the Back-to-School Bash on August 14. The bash was held at two separate events in the morning at Gilda’s Club West and in the afternoon at GCK headquarters.

The organization has given away prizes and goodie bags to children aged 5-17 who are dealing with cancer in one way or another. Kids were also given a ticket to get a free treat at an ice cream truck at the event. The Louisville Free Public Library Book Mobile was also on site.

Organizers said events like this expand the community of people affected by cancer.

“Gilda’s Club is a cancer support community. So we believe the community is stronger than cancer,” said Karen Morrison, President and CEO of Gilda’s Club Kentuckiana, “and we know that for all of these families living with cancer, there isn’t a choice they would make, especially when children are involved. . But how you deal with it is a choice, and that’s what matters to us.”

According to the organization, GCK offers a place where children and adults with cancer (and their families and friends) build social and emotional support together with others in addition to medical care. As of March 2020, GCK now offers more than 180 virtual program offers per month online, all free and available to men, women, teens and children with cancer around the world.

Click here for more information about Gilda’s Club.

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