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18 JANUARY 2012

Launch of Gift of Life foundation in the UK

13 January 2012 marked the official UK launch of the Gift of Life foundation. The event took place at The Wallace Collection, a national museum in London. An auction, together with other donations and a charitable lottery held on the night, raised over £300,000 for the benefit of Russian children...

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04 OCTOBER 2011

Alternative Hair Show in Russia

On 28 September 2011, the State Kremlin Palace Hall hosted the show of the world’s top stylists, Alternative Hair Show 2011. The show is an ongoing project started by Toni Rizzo, a famous hair stylist, 29 years ago inLondon. From the very beginning, the project was a charity initiative, with...

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25 AUGUST 2011

Beauty against leukaemia!

It is hard to imagine that hairdressing can have something in common with treatment for child cancer. But Toni Rizzo, a well-known Italian top stylist, has been hosting the grand Alternative Hair Show for the last 29 years and donating all the money thus raised for the struggle against leukaemia....

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09 AUGUST 2011

The Second World Children’s Winners Games

The Second World Children's Winners' Games, an athletic event for child cancer survivors organized by Gift of Life foundation, took place on August 4-7 2011. Gift of Life is a foundation that helps children not only recover from their illnesses but also to return to normal child life. This return...

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13 JULY 2011

Madina Saralapova

9 year old Madina Saralapova was the first child who received support from Gift of LifeUK. Payment for Madina’s medication has become the first financial donation in 2011 made by the Foundation, which means that our history of help to diseased children has begun with Madina. Madina Sarapalova is the...

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01 JULY 2011

Our troops in Ireland

This year, 25 children who had previously received help from Gift of Life foundation visited Barretstown, an international rehabilitation camp in Ireland. The children included Misha Sogomonyan, Masha Krakhina, Serezha Svyatkin, Nastya Radenko, Lida Shulgina, Misha Mamaev, Galya Bolshova, Nikita Merkulov, Madina Khashagulgova, Mariam Rizaeva. Sponsors, volunteers, and blood donors...

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01 JUNE 2011

The Federal Clinical Research Centre for Children’s Haematology, Oncology and Immunology opens

Today was the day of the official opening of the Federal Clinical Research Centre for Children’s Haematology, Oncology and Immunology. Gift of Life has supported the Centre from the very beginning, helping to equip it with the best possible medical equipment. The Centre will become the biggest and the most...

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24 MAY 2011

Gift of Life in the United Kingdom

In 2011, Gift of Life (the English counterpart of Russia's Podari Zhizn) started to operate in the United Kingdom. Gift of Life UKwas registered in Londonon March 2. Its mission is to raise funds for the benefit of children with cancer who receive care from Podari Zhizn. Russian actress Dina...