More than 250,000 euros raised for children with cancer in Charity Duck Race
On Saturday 8 June, Estonia's largest charity campaign culminated with a duck race that broke a number of records: the highest ever number of rubber ducks (15,200) raced through the canals of Kadriorg Park, raising the unprecedented amount of 261,849 euros in support of children diagnosed with cancer and their families.
Song festival attendees donate more than 25,000 euros in support of cancer patients
The generous attendees of and participants in the anniversary Song and Dance Celebration made a huge donation of nearly 25,800 euros to the ‘Gift of Life’ Cancer Treatment Foundation. The money they donated weighs an incredible 40 kg.
180,000 euros in donations and record number of applications in May
The Cancer Treatment Foundation the 'Gift of Life' received nearly 180,000 euros in donations in May. We paid 242,000 euros in medical bills in the course of the month. Since there are many people in need, more money has been going out of the foundation than has been coming in.
Cancer Treatment Foundation and cancer-themed comedy encourage men to take care of their health
A new English-language comedy being produced in Estonia, ‘The Chuck Band Show’, will be released in cinemas this November, which is Men's Health Month.
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.