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...

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,...


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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

during the XII Congress of the United Russia party in Moscow, Russia, 24 September 2011. A list of candidates for the Russian State Duma will be approved  at the congress. State Duma elections are scheduled on 04 December.
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...

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....

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...