Since 1992, Gift for Life has united the industry to fight AIDS. Award galas. Parties. Silent auctions. Industry events. Cause marketing. Gift for Life creates exciting opportunities for networking.

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AIDS is not over. Approximately 1.1 million people in the U.S. are living with HIV today, and about 15% of them (1 in 7) are unaware they are infected. An estimated 38,700 Americans became newly infected with HIV in 2016. In 2018, with Gift for Life's assistance, DIFFA granted $285,000 to 26 organizations providing HIV/AIDS service and education programs nationwide.

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  • Gift for Life Announces Changes to Board

    March 06, 2020

    Gift for Life has announced  that Cole Daugherty of Dallas Market Center has been elected as Gift for Life Vice Chair and Meg Estevez of Emerald Expositions has joined its board of directors. “On behalf of our energetic and very active board I am pleased to congratulate Cole and to welcome Meg,” said Matthew Katzenson,

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  • Adam Glassman to Receive Industry Achievement Award at 69th Annual Retailer Excellence Awards

    February 24, 2020

    Gift for Life has announced that Adam Glassman, creative director of O, The Oprah Magazine, will be honored with its 2020 Gift for Life Industry Achievement Award during Gifts and Decorative Accessories’ 69th Annual Retailer Excellence Awards, taking place on Wednesday, June 24, in Dallas, Texas.

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  • Gift for Life’s Party for Life Raises Record Funds

    January 22, 2020

    Gift for Life has announced the historic results of its 28th annual fundraiser, Party for Life. The event raised $232,000 in support of DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS on Wednesday, Jan. 15.

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  • Party for Life Silent Auction Opens

    December 31, 2019

    Gift for Life has announced the launch of the silent auction in support of its 28th annual fundraiser, Party for Life. The event will be held for the first time in Atlanta on Wednesday, January 15 from 6:30 p.m.-10 p.m., at the Fernbank Museum of Natural History.

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  • NY NOW® Cares Campaign Partners with Gift for Life to Support HIV/AIDS Organizations Across the U.S.

    December 04, 2019

    NY NOW®, the definitive Market for Home, Gift, Handmade + Lifestyle, announced today that NY NOW Cares has partnered with Gift for Life, the gift and home industries' sole charitable organization, to help support its mission of raising awareness and funds for HIV/AIDS organizations nationwide.

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  • Thom Filicia to serve as Gift for Life honorary chair

    October 18, 2019

    Gift for Life has announced that celebrity designer and style expert Thom Filicia will serve as its honorary chair and spokesperson through September 2020.

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  • Party for Life moves to Atlanta in 2020

    October 03, 2019

    Gift for Life’s annual fundraiser, Party for Life, is moving to Atlanta for its 2020 celebration, to be held on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020 from 6:30 p.m.-10 p.m., at the Fernbank Museum of Natural History.

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  • Las Vegas Market Raises $16,000 for Gift for Life

    August 14, 2019

    Las Vegas Market announced today that its ninth annual “Up on the Roof” Gift for Life fundraiser generated $16,000 for DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS.

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  • “Up on the Roof” Silent Auction Open for Bidding

    July 22, 2019

    Gift for Life announced today that pre-event Silent Auction bidding is now open for 15 Kathy Ireland® licensed home products and Las Vegas-themed prize packages online.

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