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SAFMAR foundation jointly with the Russian Radio Academy will hold a charity auction in order to aid of cancer patients


Moscow. Foundation SAFMAR and Russian Radio Academy with the support of the Association of cancer patients "Hello!" will hold a charity auction to support cancer patients. The event will take place on 24 November at 18.00 in the "Radisson Royal" (Moscow, Kutuzov prospect, 2/1). The main purpose of the event is assistance to patients with oncological diseases, to draw public attention to the problem of prevention and early detection of cancer, promoting a healthy lifestyle. A number of lots charity auction donated by leading artists of Moscow, including Irina Witoshynsky, a member of the Moscow Union of artists, laureate of several prestigious awards; Oleg Fedorov, a member of the Union of artists of Russia; Aida Lisenkova-Hanemayer, representative of the Creative Union of artists of Russia, a laureate diploma of the Russian-Italian Academy Ferroni for her contribution to the art world. Additionally in the auction will be held, exhibition and sale of jewelry and souvenirs made by the hands of cancer patients. The entire collection from the sale of paintings will be directed to the Association of cancer patients "Hello!" on the implementation of projects aimed at prevention and early diagnosis of cancer, informing the public about modern achievements of medicine and clinical practice in the treatment of malignant tumors, the promotion of a healthy lifestyle. Also the funds collected will be used to organize counseling patients from regions of the Russian Federation, the leading specialists of Federal oncological centers, specialists-oncologists from Russian society of clinical Oncology RUSSCO. The project will give the possibility to provide actual and targeted assistance to patients with oncological diseases; to assist in carrying out preventive measures in patients at risk; to promote public awareness about existing effective and innovative methods of diagnosis and treatment. In activities of SAFMAR, the founder of which is a well-known Russian businessman and philanthropist Mikhail Gutseriev, one of the basic principles of the importance of human capital as a top priority for all projects is the people. In the field of healthcare, the Foundation carries out several programs aimed at supporting healthcare institutions in different regions of the country. SAFMAR provides support in equipping medical centers and hospitals with modern medical equipment and machinery, purchase of ambulances for rural hospitals in the development and implementation of effective innovative treatment methods and technologies; supports scientific research in the field of cardiovascular disease; promotes the implementation of preventative and educational programs in the field of health for the General population.


  The Foundation SAFMAR is one of the biggest Russian nonprofit charitable organizations. The Foundation was incorporated by RussNeft, headed by Mikhail Gutseriev, the largest Russian businessman and philanthropist. Foundation SAFMAR is established for the implementation of long-term social projects in the field of culture, art, education, and spiritual development. Foundation program meet the criteria of transparency, clarity of strategy, consistency in the implementation. In carrying out its activities the Foundation relies on the best traditions of national practices in the field of philanthropy. The Foundation SAFMAR supports major charitable projects in conjunction with many famous educational, scientific, museum and sociable Russian institutions.