Cancer Treatment Foundation volunteers visit maestro Arvo Pärt
Last week we went to the Arvo Pärt Centre in Laulasmaa with volunteers from the foundation. We had barely begun our visit when the joyful maestro himself appeared, brandishing a piece from his archive.
Raivo, Irene and Toomas are grateful for their lives
In recent months we have supported dozens of people, including Raivo, Irene and Toomas – who are all grateful for the hope and life they have been given.
For each euro we received in April three were paid out
The Cancer Treatment Foundation received over 315,000 euros in donations in March and April, with nearly 80 people obtaining help. However, we received significantly less money than we spent.
Young girl Annabel who overcame cancer invites everyone to support sick children and their families at the Charity Duck Race
This week a press conference for the charity Duck Race 2019 took place at which representatives of three Estonian charities – the Estonian Association of Parents of Children with Cancer (EAPCC), the ‘Gift of Life’ Cancer Treatment Foundation and the Minu Unistuste Päev (My Dream Day) charity foundation – showcased the family event, which is to be held on 8 June.
State and supporters contribute 233,000 euros to Cancer Treatment Foundation in February
The Cancer Treatment Foundation received more than 233,000 euros in donations in February, of which half came from the state budget. The foundation's supervisory board approved support for the treatment of 17 new patients, along with continuing support for the treatment of many others. Together we contributed 135,000 euros to the health of cancer patients.
Cancer Treatment Foundation puts dolls of famous politicians up for auction
From today until 28 February, on the Facebook page of the ‘Gift of Life’ Cancer Treatment Foundation, an auction is taking place in which dolls of famous Estonian politicians are being sold off to the highest bidders. The dolls were provided by the Tänapäev publishing house and Terje Annusver, the author of the book Crochet Yourself a Politician Doll.
Nearly a quarter of a million euros paid out for treatment in January
The Cancer Treatment Foundation received almost 152,000 euros in donations and paid out close to 232,000 euros to cover medical bills in the first month of 2019. The supervisory board of the foundation decided to support the medical treatment of 20 people. In addition, a number of people already receiving help continued to obtain treatment.
Last year the cancer treatment foundation raised a record 2.73 million euros and helped 300 people
Today the Gift of Life Foundation is celebrating its fifth anniversary. In five years the foundation has been built from scratch and become the largest charity in Estonia, having so far helped fund the treatment of 550 people and raised over 6.1 million euros.
Cancer Treatment Foundation to receive 115,000-euro operating grant from the state
At the beginning of the year, the cancer treatment foundation will receive 115,000 euros from the 2019 state budget as an operating grant, or so-called political protection money. This is half of the amount the foundation paid in medication VAT last year.