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21 FEBRUARY 2013

Opening of the “Vidimo-Nevidimo” exhibition

On the 16th of February, an exhibition named "Vidimo Nevidimo", showcasing our children's artworks, opened at the Moscow Museum of Modern Art. It was preceded by a grand opening the previous night, attended by the volunteers who'd helped them, our foundation's founders, and eminent artists and musicians. Not to mention...

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14 JANUARY 2013

£400,000 gathered in London on Old New Year’s Eve for children in Gift of Life’s care

 On the 13th of January 2013, the Gift of Life foundation held a charity evening at the Savoy Hotel in London. Thanks to the participants in the charity auction and the generous donations of the evening's guests, around £400,000 was gathered for children with oncological diseases. The Gift of Life...

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02 JANUARY 2013

Gift of Life foundation annual report

Dear friends, It has been a year since the Gift of Life foundation commenced operations. In that year, we have managed to achieve a great deal together. Our foundation was originally created to collect funds for the medicine Erwinase, which is not registered in Russia, for children undergoing treatment in...

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30 NOVEMBER 2012

Cost of life-saving medicine rises by 50%

Ilnur Karimov, fourteen, lives in a beautiful little village surrounded by forests and rivers. He is an excellent student with a passion for maths and physics, and he even wins prizes at Olympiads. Alisa Udachina, four, loves to go for walks with her parents in their local park, and to...

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27 NOVEMBER 2012

Just under £40000 has been raised today at Sotheby’s for the charity Gift of Life, which helps children with cancer in Russia (Reg. Number 7471 547)

November 27th, 2012, London. The Gift of Life foundation is delighted to announce that the Sotheby's Russian Art Sale, held in London on the 27th of November 2012, has raised a grand total of £37,500 to help Russian children with cancer. The established contemporary Russian artists Ilya and Emilia Kabakov,...

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30 SEPTEMBER 2012

Raise money for Gift of Life with Ralph Lauren!

On Wednesday 26th of September 2012, the leading lifestyle company and fashion retailer Ralph Lauren held the Back To School event for children and their parents to support Gift of Life at their flagship store in Mayfair in London. Dina Korzun hosted  this lively event, which attracted over 130 friends of Gift of Life, and...

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06 JUNE 2012

Children who triumphed over disease seek new challenges at the Winners’ Games

On the 31st of May to the 2nd of June, the Podari Zhizn and Gift of Life foundations hosted the World Children Winners' Games in Moscow. 350 former juvenile cancer patients from a dozen countries gathered to celebrate their hard-won health and let their courage and determination drive them on...

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30 MAY 2012

Gift of Life conducts ProSvet (About Light) children’s art exhibition

The Gift of Life foundation has conducted the ProSvet (About Light) children's art exhibition at Sotheby's in London. The ProSvet (About Light) charity exhibition has taken place at the Sotheby's auction house on May 26-28. The exhibition showcased the art of the Russian Podari Zhizn foundation's child beneficiaries, and was...

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03 MAY 2012

Ilnur Karimov needs your help!

Ilnur Karimov is a talented 14-year old with a passion for physics and mathematics. He has frequently participated in competitions, never missed a related extra-curricular activity at school, and still found time to explore the outdoors with his best friend, whether on bicycles or by delving into the depths of...