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Gilda’s Club NYC Announces First-Ever “It’s Always Something” Benefit Concert

April 13, 2021 GoodMorningAmerica.com

A GMA exclusive, Gilda’s Club is a cancer support program founded in memory of late SNL comedian Gilda Radner and the New York City chapter is announcing they’re hosting their first ever concert. It’s called ‘It’s Always Something” and will feature exclusive performances by Sting, Jon Batiste, Kenny Loggins, as well as special appearances by Jon Hamm, Brooke Shields and our Robin Roberts. See the clip HERE.

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Gilda’s Club NYC announces virtual benefit concert

April 13, 2021 abc7ny.com

Gilda’s Club NYC has announced its first-ever benefit concert, “It’s Always Something,” to help those with cancer and their families in the New York City metropolitan area.

The organization is named in memory of the legendary comedian Gilda Radner, who died of ovarian cancer in 1989.

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Emma Stone Honored at Red Door Community Benefit Gala

November 12, 2020 |Variety.com

Red Door Community honored Emma Stone with the Gilda Radner Award during the organization’s virtual benefit on Thursday night.

The organization, which offers support groups, counseling and workshops to people with cancer and their loved ones, provides services for more than 10,000 people each year. Stone, whose mother is a breast cancer survivor, dedicated part of her acceptance speech to the services Red Door Community provides to young people.

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Ben Platt, Nicole Van Giesen and More to Take Part in Gilda’s Club 25th Anniversary Gala Honoring Emma Stone

November 10, 2020 |Broadwayworld.com

Gilda’s Club New York City, the cancer support organization founded in memory of Saturday Night Live (SNL) comedienne Gilda Radner, will celebrate an incredible milestone with its virtual 25th Anniversary Benefit Gala on Thursday, November 12th. Giovanni Caforio, M.D., Chairman & CEO of Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS), will be honored with the Red Door Award for Leadership; Emma Stone, actress and Gilda’s Club NYC Ambassador, will accept the Gilda Radner Award.

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Widowed Parent Podcast Interview with Lily Safani from Gilda’s Club NYC

September 1, 2020 | JennyLisk.com

A great discussion with Lily Safani for an episode of the Widowed Parent Podcast with Jenny Lisk. Lily is the CEO of Red Door Community New York City, which supports, educates, and empowers cancer patients and their families. Topics covered include how Red Door Community got started, who is served by Red Door Community, resources, including support groups, networking groups, individual counseling, workshops, and lectures, the Junior Associate Board Program for teens, the Open to Options program, and more. Listen to the full podcast HERE or wherever you listen to podcasts.

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Ten Bands One Cause Releases Announced from Fitz and the Tantrums, Twin Peaks, More

August 7, 2020 | RollingStone.com

Red Door Community, the nonprofit organization for cancer patients and their families, has announced the seventh annual Ten Bands One Cause lineup of pink vinyl releases in partnership with The Orchard. Read the full release HERE

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Gilda’s Club NYC Launches Gilda’s Club Sees You Campaign

July 18, 2020 | NY1 – Spectrum

George Whipple of NY1 – Spectrum News caught up with Lily Safani, Gilda’s Club NYC CEO, and Julie Farias, Gilda’s Club NYC Member, to discuss the new Gilda’s Club Sees You campaign and the increased need for support among cancer patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. See the full segment HERE

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New Yorkers Adjusting Cancer Treatments Over COVID Concerns

May 13, 2020 | THE CITY

Still, the already stressful and draining process has become more challenging during the pandemic, said Haley Feldman, 29, the Clinical Program Manager for Gilda’s Club NYC, which provides social and emotional support for people who have cancer. Read more

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Fighting Cancer During the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 8, 2020 | PIX11 News

On the very same day the tri-state region began preparations to lockdown due to the COVID-19 outbreak, 52-year-old Derek Tucker began chemotherapy at NY Presbyterian. Tucker was diagnosed with Stage 4 prostate cancer in September 2018. He’s been fighting ever since. Even now, during the pandemic, Tucker said his doctors said he has no other option but to venture outside of the safety of his home and go to chemotherapy treatments once every three weeks. Read more.

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Gilda’s Club New York City Launches New Remote Support Model

April 14, 2020 | PR Newswire

Facing the reality of cancer is difficult enough. Facing cancer while living in the epicenter of the Coronavirus pandemic is even more difficult. The current health crisis is making it harder for cancer patients in New York City to get the support they need at a time when they need it the most. Read more.

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Vanessa Bayer honored at Red Door Community 24th Annual Gala

November 9, 2019 | PageSix.com

Former “SNL” comic Vanessa Bayer says you’ve got to laugh off cancer . . . and use it as an excuse to get out of things you hate. Read more.

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The Friends Cast Reunites in L.A., Plus the Frozen 2 Premiere, The Rock and More

November 8, 2019 | People.com

Kenan Thompson and former SNL castmate Vanessa Bayer pose at the Red Door Community N.Y.C. 24th annual gala at The Pierre Hotel on Thursday in N.Y.C. Read more.

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Red Door Community Celebrates 24 Years Of Free Cancer Support

November 12, 2019 | The Knockturnal

It’s at the historic Pierre hotel that New York City’s Red Door Community celebrated its 24 year anniversary last Thursday night, honoring former SNL comedian, writer and actress Vanessa Bayer among other outstanding individuals who have contributed to improving the quality of life of cancer patients and raising over $850,000. Read more.

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SNL’s Vanessa Bayer: Battling Leukemia as a Teen ‘Made Me Realize the Healing Power of Comedy’

November 8, 2019 | UsMagazine.com

Vanessa Bayer was the guest of honor at Red Door Community’s 24th Annual Benefit Gala on November 7, and for good reason. After battling leukemia in her teen years, the Saturday Night Live alum has used her platform to raise awareness of blood cancer and bone marrow donations. Read more

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Celebs Give Back In 2019: Vanessa Bayer and Kenan Thompson

November 8, 2019 | ETOnline.com

Thompson presented his friend and fellow Saturday Night Live cast member with the Gilda Radner Award during the Gilda’s Club NYC 24th Annual Gala at the Pierre Hotel in New York City on Nov. 7. The event raised over $850,000 to improve the lives of cancer patients. Read more

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Red Door Community Raises $850,000 and Honors ‘SNL’ Star Vanessa Bayer at Annual Gala

November 8, 2019 | T2COnline.com

JRed Door Community raised over $850,000 last night at a roaring bash that honored patients, as well as “Saturday Night Live” darling Vanessa Bayer. Read more

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John Prine, Third Eye Blind, Spiritualized Join ‘Ten Bands One Cause’ Vinyl Campaign

July 25, 2019 | Rollingstone.com

John PrineThird Eye BlindSpiritualized and the Mark Lanegan Band are among the artists who will take part in the the 6th annual Ten Bands One Cause pink vinyl campaign to raise money for Red Door Community. Read more

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Komen Connections: Deal With Your Cancer Diagnosis With A ‘Moving For Life’ Exercise Program

September 6, 2018 | newyork.cbslocal.com 

A cancer diagnosis can be traumatic both physically and mentally. But research has shown exercise, even something as simple as basic dance movement, can greatly enhance a patients sense of well being, and even help spur recovery. Read more

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Hall and Oates, El-P, Soccer Mommy to Reissue LPs on Pink Vinyl for Charity

August 7, 2018 | Rollingstone.com

Daryl Hall and John OatesEl-P and Soccer Mommy are among the artists set to reissue their albums on pink vinyl as part of the fifth annual charity initiative, Ten Bands One Cause, which benefits Red Door Community. Read more

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