Gift of Life was established in 2011 as a UK sister charity of Russia's leading childhood cancer charity Podari Zhizn. Read more
During 2021 Gift of Life supported 49 children and teenagers fighting cancer and other serious diseases. We could not have done this without you. Read our 2021 Impact Report to see how your gift helped. Read more
When three-and-a-half year old Dima developed a severe allergy to standard chemo, Gift of Life provide him with an expensive alternative medication, unavailable in Russia. It couldn't have been done without one birthday donated to the charity. Carry on reading Dima's story in the Power of 10 feature. Read more
We raise funds through charity events, volunteer initiatives and charitable donations. You are welcome to fundraise for us! Read more
In Europe and the United States 90% of children with cancer survive. In Russia fewer than 70% do. Since the only difference is money, you can help more children beat cancer.
Leukaemia is the most common type of childhood cancer accounting for 33% of all cases.
Foreign medications accounted for over 88% of our programme expenses in 2020.
Since 2011, the Charity has helped over 500 children with cancer and blood diseases.
In Europe and the United States, up to 90% of children diagnosed with cancer survive. In Russia fewer than 70% do. Since the only difference is money, you can help more children beat cancer. Donate now!
We raise funds through charity events, volunteer initiatives and charitable donations. You are welcome to fundraise for us!
Gift of Life spends over 80% of all funds raised to purchase medications unavailable in Russia. It has always been our main expense.
The time for blinis - the time for good.
During the Malentisa Festival week, enjoy the special blinis menu, which was created to support Gift of Life, helping children beat cancer. Read more
Click to check out if you won one of the seven amazing prizes. Read more
An intimate impromptu fundraiser at the private residence of Gift of Life's donors raises a staggering sum to continue the charity's programmes to help children beat cancer. Read more