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People in health care are among the most generous donors of their time by giving back to their communities and to those in need. Gift of Life International welcomes 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. Learn their stories here.

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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 14-21, 2023
Jamaica
Kingston
Chain of Hope UK Surgical Team
January 23-28, 2023
Dominican Republic
Santo Domingo
Dr. Rodrigo Soto
February 4 -12, 2023
Jordan
Amman
Riley Team led by Dr. Mark Turrentine
March 5-12, 2023
Jordan
Amman
Chain of Hope Training Team
April 30 - May 7, 2023
Bolivia
La Paz
Dr. Rodrigo Soto
May 13-20, 2023
Bolivia
La Paz
Dr. Rodrigo Soto
September 9-16, 2023
Dominican Republic
Santo Domingo
Dr. Rodrigo Soto
September 30 - October 7, 2023
Dominican Republic
Santo Domingo
Dr. Rodrigo Soto
December 2-9, 2023

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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 two hours and 18 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 332 Rotary Clubs and 78 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 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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