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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...

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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...

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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...

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24 APRIL 2017

Thanks to our faith, the illness didn’t have a chance

Everyone who’s worked at the foundation for a while remembers our star for April, Seryozha Svyatkin—not someone you could forget. Seryozha spent four years being treated at the Dmitry Rogachev Centre for Paediatric Haematology in Moscow, and another two in St Petersburg before that. Today, Seryozha is no longer running...