A charity evening with Ksenia Rappoport raised £5000 for children in Gift of Life's care

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

Let's Play with Evgeny Kuznetsov

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

Harp of 21st Century

On 20 March Harp of 21st Century, a private performance of internationally recognised Russian-Swiss harpist invited soloist of Bolshoi Theatre, composer and improviser, Alexander Boldachev raised over £1500 for children with cancer. Read more

Belonika & ZIMA raised £7300 for children in Gift of Life's care

On 13 March 2019, the sold-out charity event with celebrity chef and food and travel blogger Nika Belotserkovskaya at ZIMA Russian Restaurant in London raised £7300 for treatment of children with oncological and blood diseases in Russia. Read more

Over £9000 raised for patients of Gift of Life at presentation of Time to Break the Ice in London

On 14 January, at Phillips in London the presentation and readings of Time to Break the Ice, a book by Chulpan Khamatova and Katerina Gordeeva, raised £9000 for treatment of Russian children with oncological diseases. Read more

Miracles of the Russian Old New Year: almost £500,000 raised for Gift of Life.

On 13 January 2019, Ralph Fiennes, Maxim Vengerov, Nika Belotserkovskaya, Andrey Andreev, Igor Vernik, Alexander Revva, Chulpan Khamatova and all the guests of the Gala helped us to raise £500,000 for the children with cancer in Russia. Read more

2018 Annual Review is here

Looking back at the events of the past year we say a great big thank you to everyone who helped the children in Gift of Life’s care in 2018. For more details on where your money went and who benefited from your gifts read the 2018 Annual Review. Read more

Uma2rman charity concert raised over £14,000 for children in Gift of Life’s care

Uma2rman for Gift of Life: the charity concert in London raised over £14,000 for children with cancer in Gift of Life’s care Read more

New release. A book by Chulpan Khamatova & Katerina Gordeeva

Gift of Life is publishing chapter 9 from Vremya Kolot Lyod (Time to Break the Ice), a new book by Chulpan Khamatova & Katerina Gordeeva. The abstract is in Russian and published by the authors' approval. Read more

The Little Prince raised over £11,300 for children with cancer

The Little Prince charity evening with Chulpan Khamatova raised over £11,300 for children with cancer in Gift of Life’s care. Read more

Gift of Life’s sporting summer, or how to raise over £16,000 for a good cause: Advice for beginner fundraisers

This summer has been rich with sporting accomplishments for Gift of Life. The fundraising campaign for bone marrow transplant surgery for young athlete Sergei Gerasimov raised over £16,000 out of the total £20,000 needed. Read more

Pavel Morozov: from Dover to Calais without a ticket

This is WOW so cool! In less than a month Gift of Life Patron Pavel Morozov is swimming the English Channel to raise funds for the kids with cancer in Russia. You are very welcome to support this challenge. Read more

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Musical performance starring Kseniya Rappoport and Polina Osetinskaya raised more than £16,000

On the 9th of May 2018 London hosted a premiere of the musical performance based on Ivan Bunin's short story “An Unknown Friend”. More than £16,000 have been raised from special ticket sales and charity auction for the patients of “Podari zhizn”, Russian sister charity of Gift of life. Read more

"Spring Waters" in London raised £6,000 for Nikita Orlov

On March 7th, a charity evening of opera and ballads "Spring Water" with the soloist Royal Opera House Sofia Fomina and pianist Sergei Rybin took place in London. All proceeds from this event, which is over £6000, will be used directly to the treatment of Nikita Orlov, the patient of Podari Zhizn. Read more

Pavel Morozov joined Gift of Life as a patron

Pavel Morozov has been named a Patron of the charity. Pavel has been a friend and supporter for some years, and Gift of Life cannot thank Pavel enough for sharing our mission and values, and for his contribution to our cause. Read more

I learned to cherish each passing moment

Viliam Khailo is 15 years old, a talented musician and winner of numerous competitions. Viliam recently received treatment for Leukaemia, supported by the Gift of Life Foundation. He has recently visited London for the first time to attend the Gift of Life Old Russian New Year Gala, where he performed at the same stage with legendary violinist Vladimir Spivakov and world-famous operatic soprano Hibla Gerzmava. Read more

“FORWARD” to a complete victory over childhood cancer

On January 13, 2018, celebrities, musicians, philanthropists joined stars of stage and screen at the Savoy Hotel, London for a celebration of traditional Old Russian New Year for the benefit of Gift of Life, joining their fight to provide life-saving and life-changing care for children across Russia living with childhood cancer. Оver £400 000 had been raised during the charity evening. Read more