“Every pound, or dollar, or ruble, pays for someone’s life, and the value of life isn’t something you can measure in money,” says Galina Novichkova. Read more
Gift of Life was established in 2011 as a UK sister charity of Russia's leading childhood cancer charity Podari Zhizn. Read more
We raise funds through charity events, volunteer initiatives and charitable donations. You are welcome to fundraise for us! Read more
On 13 January 2019, Gift of Life raised £500,000 for the children with cancer in Russia. 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 — statistics show it accounts for 33% of all cases.
Gift of Life spends over 70% of all funds raised to purchase foreign medications. It has always been our main expense.
Since we were established in 2011 the charity has helped over 350 children with cancer and severe blood diseases.
With your support, Gift of Life can give more children a better chance to recover from cancer and to live life to the fullest. Donate now with a bank card or see Other ways to donate for our PayPal and bank details.
Gift of Life is raising £15,000 for Dzhansu Alakberova from Smolensk to support her treatment.
On 23 June 2019, a charity evening with famous actress Ksenia Rappoport at ZIMA Russian Restaurant in Soho raised £5000 in aid of children with cancer and serious blood diseases in Russia. Read more
On 14 May Let's Play with Evgeny Kuznetsov, an evening of music at Rossotrudnichestvo, raised over £900 for children with cancer in Gift of Life’s care. Read more
On 30 March Gift of Life supporters and Instagram influencers arranged a fundraiser the Beau-tea day and raised over £1100 for children affected by cancer in Russia. Read more