Just For Kids – Noogieland™
“You guys have put the other half of my heart back together. If you had not helped me, I would have stayed very sad.”
- Noogieland™ Member
Noogieland™ is both a concept and a place where children and teens who have been touched by cancer are not alone. It is a place for children and teens who have a loved one with cancer, who have lost a loved one to cancer, or who have cancer themselves. The Noogieland™ Program makes sure that everyone in the family – mom, dad, brothers, and sisters – get the social and emotional support they need.
In Noogieland™, children get a chance to play and laugh with other children who know what they are going through. They find healthy ways to express their emotions through art and play, as well as get the chance to share their “expertise” about cancer with other children.
Wednesdays 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Please RSVP 24 hours in advance to 954-763-6776
Family Fun Series: Movie Night (Pajamas encouraged!)
Friday, September 1 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Gilda's Club South Florida, 119 Rose Drive, Fort Lauderdale
RSVP at 954-763-6776
Family Fun Series generously sponsored by:
Noogie Nights is a support group for children who have been touched by cancer in any way and provides children with a safe place to relax and play, and to discuss the emotional aspects of their cancer journey.
Super Saturday is a quarterly program for families touched by cancer to come together for support through parent networking and children’s therapeutic activities. Current issues and topics are discussed in a group setting with trained facilitators. The day concludes with parents and children coming together to share what they have gained.
Kids CAN (Cancer Awareness Now)
Kids CAN is a community-based cancer education program for children of all ages. The Elementary Edition is specifically designed to educate students about cancer when a classmate or classmate's loved one has a cancer diagnosis. The Teen Edition is for middle- and high-school students. In the program, students learn about cancer, both diagnosis and treatment, and healthy lifestyle factors that can minimize the risk of developing cancer. Kids CAN is available to schools, community centers, after-school programs, and more.