Since 1991, 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. More than a million people in the U.S. live with HIV, and 40% of new infections happen to young people, ages 13 to 29. In 2017, with Gift for Life’s assistance DIFFA granted more than $331.5K to 31 organizations across the U.S. organizations that support those at risk or living with the disease.

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  • Seattle Sample Sale to Benefit Gift For Life

    November 09, 2018

    Gift for Life has announced that Diana Park’s Seattle Sample Sale, taking place through the end of the year, will be the final edition of the successful semi-annual event.

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  • Gift for Life To Honor Vera Bradley’s Barbara Bradley Baekgaard

    October 11, 2018

    Gift for Life will honor Barbara Bradley Baekgaard, cofounder of Vera Bradley, during the 27th annual Party for Life, Monday, Feb. 4, in New York.  At the evening event, to be held during NY NOW, the market for home, lifestyle & gift, Baekgaard will be awarded Gift

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  • Gift for Life Adds Two to Board of Directors

    September 20, 2018

    Gift for Life has announced that Ari Lowenstein and Michelle Manningham have joined its board of directors.

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  • Gift for Life Debuts Successful Text-to-Donate Initiative

    August 20, 2018

    A first-ever “text-to-give” campaign launched by Gift for Life in collaboration with Progressive Business Media generated nearly $7,000 in contributions.

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  • ICON HONORS 2018 Celebrates Global Innovation

    July 23, 2018

    The ninth-annual ICON HONORS celebrated global innovation as top achievers and superior achievements were recognized on the most anticipated and important night in the home and gift industry.

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  • Gift for Life Launches New Text-to-Donate Initiative

    June 13, 2018

    Gift for Life is collaborating with Progressive Business Media (PBM) and its Gifts and Decorative Accessories brand to launch its first-ever “text-to-give” campaign in connection with the 2018 Retailer Excellence Awards (REAs).

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  • Gift For Life/National Stationery Show Team Raises $27,000+ for AIDS Walk New York

    May 25, 2018

    Gift for Life has announced that the Gift For Life/National Stationery Show team raised more than $27,000 for men, women, and families who are living with HIV/AIDS, including a generous $5,000 grant from DIFFA (Design Industry Foundation Fighting AIDS).

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  • Blue Q to Receive Gift for Life Industry Achievement Award

    May 16, 2018

    Gift for Life has announced that Blue Q will be honored with the Gift for Life 2018 Industry Achievement Award during Gifts and Decorative Accessories’ 67th Annual Retailer Excellence Awards, taking place on Sunday, August 12, 2018, in New York City. The award, which recognizes overall excellence

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  • Gift for Life Adds Five to Board of Directors

    May 01, 2018

    Gift for Life has announced that Julie and Matt McCallum, Esther Ossei-Anto, Teddy Pekalski and Lenise Willis — have joined its board of directors.

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