10 DECEMBER 2013

Verse and Music Give the Gift of Life

On the 12th of January 2014, Chulpan Khamatova's charity performance, "The Hour When You Leap Into Souls As Into Arms", will take place at the Criterion Theatre at the heart of London, supporting children in the care of the Podari Zhizn and Gift of Life foundations. "The Hour When You Leap...

30 JULY 2013

Doctor Ingo Melcher

Dr Ingo Melcher, head of the musculoskeletal surgery group of the Charité Campus Virchow clinic of the Humboldt University of Berlin, came to the Dmitry Rogachev Centre for Children's Haematology in early July 2013. Dr Melcher is a famous surgeon skilled in minimally invasive (non-traumatic) bone surgery techniques capable of...


The Fourth World Winners' Games, held on the 14th-16th of June 2013 at the CSKA stadium in Moscow, are now finished. The Winners' Games are an integral part of the Podari Zhizn foundation's rehabilitation programme. For the fourth year running, children from a wide variety of countries have gathered for...

31 MAY 2013

Yegor needs help! (money has been raised)

17.06.2013 We are deeply grateful to the donors who transferred money for Yegor's medicine! “Erwinase” has been purchased, and Yegor will start receiving the treatment shortly. We wish him the swiftest possible recovery! 31.05.2013 Dear friends, We are appealing to you for help on behalf of ten-year old Yegor Kryker...

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...

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...

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...