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Gift of Life International continues to evolve and heal little hearts around the world. Please read our Breaking News and watch for our exciting new brand. Please do not get confused as we are the..

Manhasset High School Interact Club, St. Francis Hospital, Gift of Life, Inc. and Gift of Life Russia work together to heal the hearts of two 5 year old boys from Russia. A huge heartfelt thank y..

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Children in Nigeria Receive the Gift of Life Thanks to a Rotary Global Grant. Read all about this life saving program on pages 16-22 of the newsletter that you can download here: Download..

We introduced Gift of Life Lebanon through a press conference that took place in the presence of the executive director Rob Raylman and AUBMC representative chief pediatric cardiac surgeon Dr. Iss..

GOLI CEO, Rob Raylman and GOLI Director, Fredlee Ann Kaplan visit Gift of Life Lebanon during the launch of their program. Click on the link to view the article and see the photos. Read Mo..

Pakistan Children's Heart Foundation (PCHF) has two main objectives; i) to establish a not-for-profit Children’s Heart Hospital and Research Institute (CHHRI) in Lahore and ii) to raise awareness ..

A 4-year-old girl from Kosovo is recovering after a life-saving heart operation on Long Island, thanks to the work of local volunteers. It took a village to support Uerda Zena. Rotary groups ..

The “Gift of Life” has been a Rotarian-based program since 1975. Its primary purpose is to help children with heart defects receive necessary corrective heart surgery to survive. In many cases, th..

Highlighting Excellence in Leadership, Finances and Mission-Driven Work This accreditation signifies that Gift of Life International Inc. is deserving of donor trust as they are a well-run nonpro..

"I do not want any child to die for lack of financial resource for treatment of CHD and I am always willing to support Clubs and Districts for this project," said GOL India Chair Ravishankar Bhoop..

Medical Supply Company, Henry Schein recently published their 2014 Corporate Social Responsibility Review and has featured a story on their partnership with Gift of Life International and how this..

Just back from an all-expense paid trip to the USA, courtesy of the ‘Gift of Life’ organization to correct his heart condition, Taiwo Abiodun captures the joyful reunion of Prince Tomi..

The Newtown Rotary Club has saved 31 young lives over the past year, said Pat Caruso of the Newtown Rotary Club, and have six more surgeries it is supporting in El Salvador. Click here (http:/..

Minister of Health Nicolae Bănicioiu visited the Emergency Hospital for Children " Grigore Alexandrescu" on Tuesday, including the cardiovascular surgery center and emergency units (UPU ) , depart..

Thirty-two children were evaluated and 19 children treated during the 2nd Electo-Physiology Mission to El Salvador thanks to the partnership of several organizations including Rotary Clubs and Dis..

We have completed a year filled with great satisfaction and success. We share the joy of having helped 204 children with heart problems, providing them the opportunity for a healthy future. This is a ..

Northeast Ohio Rotary District 6630 and Port au Prince Haiti Rotary Club join forces to train medical professionals from Haiti's only children's hospital, St. Damien's. Partnering with Gift of Lif..

In November, a medical team of five nurses and seven doctors and other volunteers, including John Desrosiers of the Rotary Club of Algiers, flew to Haiti to perform life-saving surgeries on childr..

En el marco de la quinta jornada médica de la Fundación Latidos de Esperanza, en el Hospital de Niños Benjamín Bloom, se tiene previsto realizar 11 cirugías de c..

In early September, several members of the pediatric heart surgery team at Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach traveled to Port-au-Prince, Haiti to perform cardiac surg..

La Fundación Latidos de Esperanza desarrolla la quinta jornada médica en el Hospital Benjamín Bloom. En el marco de la quinta jornada médica de la Fundación ..

Allegheny Petroleum Products earlier today, donated J$2.2 million to Chain of Hope Jamaica towards building a pediatric cardiac unit at the Bustamante Children’s Hospital. The unit will be t..

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La lista de espera por un cupo para una operación a corazón abierto llega hasta abril de 2015. Entre más tiempo espera un infante por la intervención quirúrgica,..

The Rotary Club of the Pelhams announced that $25,000 of the proceeds from last year’s Tastings fundraiser, along with funds from Rotary International, the Rotary District and a Rotary Club in t..

Gift of Life International affiliate Latidos de Esperanza Partners with Digicel to turn despair to hope for children in El Salvador. ..

Regalo de Vida El Salvador partnered with Gift of Life International and Latidos de Esperanza to save the lives of children who were living in despair since the procedure needed to correct their h..

Gift of Life Inc. is the first ever Gift of Life program and has been saving the lives of children afflicted with congenital heart disease since 1975. Mary Reardon, President of Gift of Life, Inc...

Click here to read the full story ( About 5.5 million children worldwide suffer from congenital heart disease, a malformation of the heart at birth. And a great number of..

April 5th was a remarkable week for the children of El Salvador. During this week, the First-Ever Pediatric Electro-Physiology Medical Mission took place at Hospital de la Mujer in San Salvador wi..

March 17th - 21st saw the First-Ever Salvadoran Only Medical Mission at Hospital de Ninos Benjamin Bloom in San Salvador. At the request of the Salvadoran pediatric cardiac surgical team, Gift of ..

Gift of Life Mid-South partners with Le Bonheur to provide lifesaving surgeries to children in need. Above, Rotary Club members reunite with Gift of Life children and families in Honduras. ..

Dear Sir Rob From our family especially my daughter Maranathalie Balitaon, we greet you A Happy Birthday. She is [the] 183rd beneficiary of GOLI of Philippines. As we look back [on] those m..

The Rotarian-sponsored charity Gift of Life, Inc., celebrated its 20th year with a gala, doubling its previous fundraising totals and honoring outstanding individuals for their contribution t..

With the Generosity of the Rotary Club of Newtown CT, Gift of Life Chapter 7230 and Gift of Life International, and Monica and Michael Toll of Newtown as Host Family, Genesis from Belize was giv..

EVERLYN KAHUHO 2yr old Everlyn is the youngest of the 5 siblings. The family hails from Dandora, outskirts of Nairobi. Her father is a casual laborer while her mother runs a small business. Everly..

By: Gary Whiting, PDG and GOL-AZ Board President GOL-AZ achieved its GOAL of 300 heart surgeries on needy children by end of 2013 and in fact achieved 302. The 300th surgery was performed in T..

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The Gift of Life North East Ohio sponsored medical team into Tenwek Hospital Kenya arrived in the first week of November and completed their mission on November 10th. The children’s heart surger..

Stay informed about the latest happenings with the development of a sustainable pediatric cardiac surgery and aftercare program in El Salvador by reading the updates in the second quarter Latidos de E..

When Steve Agius tells Rotary Clubs about the Rotary Gift of Life program, he shares his daughter’s college application essay about the most signifi cant experience in her 18 years of life th..

Le Rotary Club de Port-au-Prince a organisé samedi, à l’hôtel Montana, un forum sur la pédiatrie cardiologique en Haïti. L’objectif ? Réunir tous l..

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Precious Izet was born into a large, impoverished family in Kosova with a very complex heart condition. He recently received his first successful heart surgery in Bergamo, Italy and is back home w..

Stay informed about the latest happenings with the development of a sustainable pediatric cardiac surgery and aftercare program in El Salvador by reading the updates in the second quarter Latidos de E..

Keith Giron introduced Rob Raylman from Gift of Life International. Oakland #3 has partnered with Gift of Life International to develop a sustainable pediatric cardiac surgery and aftercare program in..

Georgene Mongarella, a Rotarian for 17 years and past president of the White Plains chapter, has been named the recipient of the Rotary's Paul Harris Award, the organization's highest honor. Mong..

Said was born blue. The now 5-year-old from the Dominican Republic arrived in Florida in much the same way. He was brought off the plane in a wheelchair, weak with blue lips, blue nails and a bluish t..

Angelina of El Salvador was diagnosed with a heart condition that could have taken her life until the Rotary Gift of Life flew her out to New York City for a vital surgery. View Fios 1 TV..

Ten children with heart problems have undergone free open heart surgeries at Uganda heart institute Mulago. The surgeries were carried out by a team of Ugandan doctors and a ten-member team from..

The Rotary Club of Makati West (RCMW) Gift of Life (GOL) Program with the U.S.-based Gift of Life International held its first ever pediatric cardiac medical mission to the Philippines the week of Apr..

Please click on the following link to view the first quarter Latidos de Esperanza newsletter and read all the exciting news about the continued development of a sustainable pediatric cardiac program ..

More than 150 children undergoing heart surgery and catheterization procedures by the Benjamin Bloom Hospital medical team will benefit from the latest donation. With the support of Rotary c..

The visiting team from Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis, Indiana made its third trip to Uganda to provide training and skills transfer to the Ugandan pediatric cardiac surgical, cath and af..

Heartbeats of Hope Foundation has donated an echocardiogram system to the San Juan de Dios Hospital in Santa Ana, El Salvador. The system will help physicians diagnose pediatric cardiology ailment..

THE Bustamante Hospital for Children (BHC) yesterday became the recipient of a blood gas analyser valued at US$62,000, which is expected to enhance the hospital's ability to respond to it's patients. ..

Dr. Yacoub is working with physicians at the Ugandan Heart Institute, the ministry of Health, and two international charity organizations, Gift of Life and Chain of Hope, among other partners, to ..

When the First Lade of Uganda, Janet Museveni, visited the Uganda Heart Institute, she listened intently as surgeons described the need that has been fulfilled by the facility. The Heart Institute has..

Anastasia Cunningham, Senior Writer - Gleaner Thanks to international charity organizations Chain of Hope and Gift of Life, children born in Jamaica with heart defects will have a better chance o..

Damali Ferguson was just like any other toddler: energetic and engaged as he surveyed his surroundings. The difference, however, was that Damali, who is from the country of Jamaica, strugg..