Gift For Life events are hosted at and by markets across the U.S., in an effort to raise funds and awareness. Please contact each event organizer for most updated information and to purchase tickets.


AIDS Walk NY — Live at Home!
Saturday, July 19, 2020
New York

Since 2011, Gift for Life has stepped out together in support of AIDS Walk NY, which benefits GMHC. In 2020, Gift for Life teams-up with DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS) and NY NOW to engage the gift, home and design communities.  Be part of the team for the 2020 virtual event! Contact Su Hilty  or Caroline Kennedy, team co-captains, for details.  Donate at

Retailer Excellence Awards 

Aug. 6, 2020
Streaming Live on Gifts & Dec’s Facebook page

The Retailer Excellence Awards (REAs) recognize excellence in retailing and individual achievement. Hosted by Gifts and Decorative Accessories, part of this special event includes presentation of Gift For Life’s annual Industry Achievement Award to our 2020 honoree: Adam Glassman, creative director of O, The Oprah Magazine. For details, visit

Gift for Life also will continue its successful “text-to-give” campaign in connection with the Retailer Excellence Awards (REAs) with proceeds benefiting A Sister’s Gift Women’s Center in Dallas, a stand-alone HIV/AIDS agency serving women (aged 13 and up) and their families impacted by HIV/AIDS with counseling, peer support programs, food assistance and transportation. Over 95% of ASG’s clients live below the poverty guidelines and 70% are in poor health.

To donate, simply text the code GFL2020 to 44-321, or visit $40 provides 10 bus passes to medical appointments; $80 pays for hygiene products for 10 clients; $120 pays for food baskets for four families; $250 underwrites in-take counseling sessions; and $500 pays for group counseling sessions.


Party for Life
2021 Details TBD