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21 AUGUST 2017

I realised that I just really wanted to live!

Luckily for 29-year-old Yana Zaimenko, our success story heroin in August, lymphoma is a matter of the past. Read on to find out what has happened in Yana’s life since recovery, what she remembers of her illness, how she lives now and why she considers herself a “grown-up, stern lady”. What...

14 JULY 2017

Unforgettable evening of ballet with Natalia Osipova

Gift of Life supporters Natalia Osipova, world-famous ballet dancer and Principal of the Royal Ballet, and Svetlana Cameron, acclaimed portrait artist, made us an amazing gift in order to help our children to beat cancer. They donated a very generous lot which will be auctioned at the charity evening hosted by...

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01 JUNE 2017

Happy International Children’s Day!

1 June. Today is International Children's Day - a date dedicated to raising awareness about child well being and rights. As a charity working with and for children, Gift of Life sends the best regards to all patients and their families, donors, supporters, partners, volunteers, patrons and trustees, and the...

11 MAY 2017

Poetry saves life when comes from the heart

A charity evening “There Is No Love More Fierce Than Friendship” with artists of famous Sovremennik Theatre Chulpan and Shamil Khamatov was indeed a gift of poetry and empathy, and pure delight to everyone who came to see it at Pushkin House and watched online on 7 May. Based on...

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04 MAY 2017

Help little Sophia to survive sarcoma!

Sophia Pivovarova Diagnosis: Ewing's sarcoma Date of birth: 18 April 2013 Residence: Sevastopol Gift of Life has been raising funds to pay for Sophia's surgery in partnership with Banya No.1 - a proper Russian Bath Club in London. To help Sophia and mark The International Day for Protection of Children, Banya will donate £2 from each...

03 MAY 2017

Singing and humour saves lives!

£229,000 was raised for children fighting cancer in Russia at the concert of Semyon Slepakov in aid of Gift of Life in London on International Workers’ Day. On Sunday night, 1 May 2017, Gift of Life hosted an exclusive concert at the Under the Bridge music club. Starring celebrated Russian...