Reaching out beyond the Red Door

Gilda's Club in the Community

We are always happy to attend community events or speak with groups at health fairs, churches, schools, offices or other locations within your community to help others better understand how to help those living with cancer.

Gilda’s Club Chicago offers monthly networking groups at the following churches and clinics.  To discuss opportunities to host a Gilda’s Club Chicago program in your community, please contact Kelly Walsh at or call 312-464-9900.

To discuss opportunities to host a Gilda’s Club Chicago at School program, please contact Lindsay Tynes at or 312-464-9900.

For opportunities with your Faith-based community, please contact Kassandra Billups at  or 312-464-9900.

Community Hospitals & Clinics

Howard Brown Health Counseling Center
LGBTQIA+ Cancer Networking Group
Second Tuesday of the month, 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Ascension Saint Mary – Cancer Care Chicago
St. Mary Medical Center – Cancer Clinic
2216 W. Thomas St.
2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month. 10:00 am - Cancer Support Group and 11:00 am - Healthy Lifestyle Class

Ascension Saint Joseph – Cancer Care Chicago
2845 North Sheridan Rd, Suite 1300
1st Tuesday of each month. Cancer Support Group meets from 10-11:30 am

Community Partners

Blue Door Neighborhood Centers

Morgan Park, 11840 South Marshfield Chicago
First and Third Thursday of each month at 11:00 am

Watch our calendar for additional activities at Morgan Park and at these Blue Door Neighborhood Centers:
Pullman, 756 E 111th Street
South Lawndale, 2551 W Cermak Road

Faith Communities (all virtual)

Apostolic Church of God and Christ
6320 S. Dorchester Ave., Chicago, IL 60637
Every first Saturday of the month, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Trinity United Church of Christ
400 West 95th Street,  Chicago, IL  60628
Third Saturday of the month, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Christ Universal Temple
11901 South Ashland Ave., Chicago, IL 60643
Second Saturday of every month, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Oakdale Covenant Church
9440 S. Vincennes Ave., Chicago, IL 60620
Saturday, TBD