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Introducing RDC’s New Leadership!

On behalf of Red Door Community, formerly Gilda’s Club NYC, we express our deepest gratitude for the remarkable leadership and unwavering dedication of Lily Safani over the past 17 years.

As New York City’s preeminent nonprofit cancer support organization, Red Door Community is committed to fostering a welcoming community of free cancer support, providing knowledge, hope, and empowerment to all those living with cancer and their families. Lily Safani’s visionary guidance has been the driving force behind our organization’s growth the past 17 years, and her steadfast commitment to our mission has been a true inspiration to all.

Under Lily’s leadership, Red Door Community has flourished, continuously evolving to meet the expanding needs of individuals living with cancer across NYC and beyond. Lily’s dedication has propelled us to new heights, ensuring that our doors remain wide open to all those seeking free cancer support.

Lily’s leadership has not only defined the trajectory of our organization but has also left an indelible mark on the lives of countless individuals and families. We extend our heartfelt appreciation to Lily Safani for her extraordinary leadership. We wish her all the best in her future endeavors and eagerly anticipate continuing the impactful work she has set in motion.

To read Lily’s full letter to our Community, please visit here.

With Lily’s transition, we are thrilled to announce the arrival of our new CEO, Dan Latore, who will be assuming his role on February 5th! Dan is a seasoned and accomplished nonprofit leader, bringing with him 17 years of valuable experience from his most recent role as Executive Director, and previously as Director of Corporate Partnerships, at The Skin Cancer Foundation.

We have great confidence that under Dan’s leadership we will continue to expand our impact and reach more people, in more ways, and more places than ever before. Please join us in extending a warm welcome to Dan as he embarks on this exciting next chapter with us!

To read the full press release regarding Dan’s transition, please visit here.