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 2019, with Gift for Life's assistance, DIFFA grants to 22 organizations providing HIV/AIDS service and education programs nationwide.

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  • DIFFA Matching Grant Benefits LGBT Elders Through Gift for Life & NY NOW® Text-to-Give Campaign

    November 18, 2020

    Through a generous DIFFA matching grant, every donation to Gift for Life’s Text-to- Give campaign will be doubled through December 31. To donate, text GFLSAGE to 44-321, or visit

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  • Gift for Life & NY NOW® Text-to-Give Campaign Supports SAGE

    September 30, 2020

    Gift for Life is launching a new text-to-give campaign as part of NY NOW’s first-ever Digital Market, October 3-7, 2020.  All donations will benefit SAGE, the country's largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) elders.

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  • Gift For Life Text-to-Donate Campaign Raises Nearly $7,000+ For A Sister’s Gift Women’s Center

    September 24, 2020

    Gift for Life has announced that its third annual Text-to-Give campaign raised nearly $7,000 for A Sister’s Gift Women’s Center (ASG), the first stand-alone HIV/AIDS agency in Dallas serving women (aged 13+) and their families impacted by HIV/AIDS with counseling, peer support programs, food assistance

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  • “Countdown to REA” Webinar on Aug. 4 Spotlights Gift for Life honoree from O, The Oprah Magazine: Adam Glassman

    July 16, 2020

    Gift for Life has announced that Adam Glassman, creative director of O, The Oprah Magazine, will appear in a special “Countdown to the REAs” webinar on Tuesday, August 4. Hosted by Gifts & Decorative Accessories, the session will provide a behind-the-scenes look at the Oprah’s “Favorite Things”

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  • Gift for Life Supports Women’s Center in Dallas With Text-To-Give Campaign

    July 01, 2020

    Gift for Life is once again collaborating with Gifts & Decorative Accessories to continue its text-to-give campaign in connection with the 69th annual Retailer Excellence Awards.

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  • Expanded Gift For Life/DIFFA/NY NOW Team Joins Virtual 2020 AIDS Walk New York on June 7

    May 11, 2020

    Gift for Life is teaming-up with DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS) and NY NOW to engage the gift, home and design communities in the support of 2020 AIDS Walk New York.

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    April 15, 2020

    Twenty-seven years ago Gift for Life was founded in response to a pandemic. Since that time we have inspired our industry to work together to help those impacted by HIV/AIDS. Once again, we find ourselves – and our industry – ravaged by a pandemic.

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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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