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People in health care are among the most generous donors by giving back to their communities and those in need. We welcome doctors, nurses, and health specialists to volunteer their services and time to support lifesaving cardiac treatment for children in need from developing countries regardless of gender, creed, or national origin.

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Learn about our Methodology and Strategy to develop sustainable Pediatric Cardiac Programs in emerging countries

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Upcoming Visits.

Discover where Gift of Life International’s teams will be working in the coming days and weeks to treat children with heart disease. Get involved. There is nothing more worthy of celebrating than saving the life of a child.

Country
City
Team Lead
Dates
Bolivia
La Paz
Dr. Rodrigo Soto
January 13 - 20, 2024
Jamaica
Kingston
Dr. Jeff Jacobs
January 13 - 20, 2024
Dominican Republic
Santo Domingo
Dr. Rodrigo Soto
February 3-10, 2024
San Salvador
El Salvador
Dr. Kevin Shannon
March 10-17, 2024
Guyana
Georgetown
Dr. Rodrigo Soto
April 6 - 16, 2024
Bolivia
La Paz
Dr. Daniel Velez
April 13 - 20, 2024
Jamaica
Kingston
Chain of Hope
April 21 - 27, 2024
Dominican Republic
Santo Domingo
Dr. Rodrigo Soto
June 1-8, 2024
Guyana
Georgetown
Dr. Rodrigo Soto
August 3 - 13, 2024
Bolivia
La Paz
Dr. Rodrigo Soto
September 14 - 21, 2024
Dominican Republic
Santo Domingo
Dr. Rodrigo Soto
October 5-12, 2024
Jordan
Amman
Dr. Vaughn Starnes
October 6-12, 2024
Jamaica
Kingston
Dr. Kevin Shannon
October 6-12, 2024
Bolivia
La Paz
December 7 - 14, 2024
Guyana
Georgetown
Dr. Rodrigo Soto
December 7 - 17, 2024

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Join our journey to heal children’s hearts.

Gift of Life International relies on people like you to support our global efforts to heal the hearts of children around the world. Your financial support helps us to provide lifesaving surgery to a child every 99 minutes by empowering doctors and nurses with the tools, training, funding and support they need to treat children in their country of birth.

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Thank You to Our Partners

We are able to maximize our efforts to heal the hearts of children around the world through partnerships with corporations, foundations, medical centers, governments, like-minded organizations, Rotary Clubs & Districts, healthcare professionals and generous individuals. 

Corporations and Foundations in the United States and around the world support our efforts to provide hope to children with heart disease. This invaluable support helps us to develop sustainable pediatric cardiac programs in our Legacy and Core Programs and to maximize our impact in our Countries of Focus.

Through the strength of our partnerships, we are able to maximize our impact and develop sustainable programs. Over the years, Gift of Life International has been fortunate to partner with the following like-minded organizations.

Abdali Hosptial
Duke University Medical Center
Albany Medical Center
Grigore Alexandrescu Hospital
Al-Khalidi Medical Center
Hospital Del Nino Doctor Ovidio Aliaga Uria
American University of Beirut Medical Center
Hospital Diagnostico
Benjamin Bloom National Children’s Hospital
Instituto Giannina Gaslini
Boston Children’s Hospital
Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital
Bustamante Hospital for Children
National Children’s Hospital
CEDIMAT
Philippine Heart Center
C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, University of
Riley Hospital for Children
Michigan
St. Francis Hospital
Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles
UCLA Medical Center
Children’s National Global Health Institute
University Clinical Center of Kosovo
Cohen’s Hospital for Children
Uganda Heart Institute
De Los Santos Medical Center
Westchester Medical Center

We are grateful for the support of The Rotary Foundation as well as 337 Rotary Clubs and 79 Rotary Districts around the world. Gift of Life began in the Rotary Club of Manhasset in 1975. Since then Rotary has supported our vision to become the largest humanitarian organization in the world focused on providing care to children with heart disease in emerging countries. Their partnership includes logistical and financial support, allowing us to access of over $14.7 million in grants from The Rotary Foundation. Their support has allowed us to maximize our impact in addressing the global crisis of congenital heart disease in 20 of the 80 countries where we work. We also wish to thank the hundreds of dedicated Rotary volunteers around the world.

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