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With the click of a button, you can make a difference!

  • We provide 1,200 programs a year to men, women, teens & children.
  • All of our programs are free of charge.
  • We are a vital resource for those who are touched by cancer.
  • 100% of funds raised stay right here in our community.
  • Your donation is tax deductible.
  • Your support will ensure that no one has to face cancer alone!
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Attend an Event

Gilda's Club Rochester hosts four Signature Events throughout the year to raise awareness, support and funding for our 1,200 free programs and activities.

We rely entirely on contributions and sponsorship, and are thankful for both the generous corporate partners who help host our events, and the tremendous community participation that makes these events so successful. From the Surviving in Style Fashion Show to the Heroes Ball, we have an exciting repertoire of events that help us raise money - all of which stays here locally at Gilda's Club Rochester.

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Planned Giving

How will you be remembered? What will be your legacy? Leaving a gift is a way to give back to a charity that is close to your heart, realize certain tax advantages, and continue to make a difference in your community.

Our Red Door Society allows people from all walks of life and all income levels to make a difference now and in the future.

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Memorials & Tributes

Making a memorial donation or tribute gift to Gilda’s Club Rochester is a beautiful way to honor someone who has touched your life. Whether in loving memory of a person or a to celebrate a milestone, all of these donations benefit our mission to help those impacted by cancer.

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Monthly Giving Program

Recurring donations are a big reason why we are able to provide programs and services to those in the Rochester community who have been touched by cancer. With over 1,200 programs offered and over 17,000 member visits annually, monthly donations help keep us going.

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Corporate Partners

Support from local corporations is vital to our continued growth and success. There are several ways for your organization to make an important difference in the lives of many, and make a lasting legacy on our community as a whole:

  • Make a grant through a corporate foundation or charitable organization
  • Encourage employees to volunteer their time
  • Give a donation, such as items or services, to support an event or our Heroes Ball silent auction
  • Attend a fundraiser by purchasing tickets or a table at one of our events
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Volunteers are an integral part of what makes Gilda’s Club Rochester such a special place for people who have been impacted by cancer. We depend on their energy and enthusiasm to help our Clubhouse run smoothly.

There are those who open their hearts to others...who never think twice about giving of themselves. They are the wonderful warmhearted people who make all the difference in our lives.Gilda Radner
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Vehicle Donation Program

Your tax deductible, charitable vehicle donation helps make a difference for our members who have been touched by cancer in some way. Gilda’s Club Rochester offers an attractive, convenient alternative to selling or trading in your vehicle. Donate your car, truck, motorcycle, SUV, RV or boat today to our charity vehicle donation program.

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Wish List

There are so many ways to give back to Gilda’s Club! Our Clubhouse is always in need of the following items, many of which are necessities for our various programs and events.

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  • Powdered creamer
  • Ground coffee
  • Sugar packets
  • Bottled water
  • Cans of soda
  • Cookies
  • Paper napkins
  • Plasticware
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