The Cure is in us! - A National Humanitarian Campaign

"The Cure is in us!" -
A National Humanitarian Campaign

The campaign was launched on Ana's birthday, March 28, 2007, with the grand opening of the public cord blood bank at the Rebro hospital, in Zagreb.

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More than 1.2 million kuna raised by citizens calling the humanitarian hotline number 20.12.2014.

The “I want life” concert held on December 19th on Zagreb’s main square, the 9th in a row, gathered more than 25,000 citizens who attended and thus showed their support for the work of the Ana Rukavina Foundation. » more

9th “I want life” concert on Ban Jelačić Square 17.12.2014.

On December 19th, the Ana Rukavina Foundation will once again hold the traditional, 9th in a row, “I want life” Christmas concert on Ban Josip Jelačić Square in Zagreb. » more

44th transplant from the Croatian Registry! 15.12.2014.

Dear friends, we are filled with joy and pride because in November another transplant was carried out using hematopoietic stem cells from a non-related voluntary donor! » more

985 new samples undergo HLA tissue typing10.12.2014.

Dear friends, it is our great pleasure to inform you that another 985 blood samples from potential hematopoietic stem cell donors have been tissue typed using the molecular method for four HLA loci: A, B, C and DRB1. This has brought the number of tissue typed samples of potential donors to 44,259. » more

9th “I want life” concert on Ban Jelačić Square 8.12.2014.

On December 19th, the Ana Rukavina Foundation will once again hold the traditional, 9th in a row, “I want life” Christmas concert on Ban Josip Jelačić Square in Zagreb. » more

International Volunteer Day 5.12.2014.

We would sincerely like to wish a happy International Volunteer Day to all the volunteers who devote their time, work, effort and enthusiasm to those who are in need of help. » more

9th “I want life” concert on Ban Jelačić Square 4.12.2014.

On December 19th, the Ana Rukavina Foundation will once again hold the traditional, 9th in a row, “I want life” Christmas concert on Ban Josip Jelačić Square in Zagreb. » more

9th “I want life” concert on Ban Jelačić Square 1.12.2014.

On December 19th, the Ana Rukavina Foundation will once again hold the traditional, 9th in a row, “I want life” Christmas concert on Ban Josip Jelačić Square in Zagreb. » more

215 citizens join the Registry on Open Heart Day 27.11.2014.

As a result of Open Heart Day, which we organized for the third year in a row in memory of Ana’s premature departure, the Registry now includes another 215 new potential stem cell donors. » more

3rd Open Heart Day 27.11.2014.

Dear friends, to commemorate the day of Ana’s premature departure, this year we will once again organize the “Open Heart Day” event, which will take place on Thursday, November 27, 2014 from 10 AM to 6 PM at the premises of the Ana Rukavina Foundation (Kneza Mislava 10/1, Zagreb). » more

3rd Open Heart Day 20.11.2014.

Dear friends, to commemorate the day of Ana’s premature departure, this year we will once again organize “Open Heart Day”, which will take place on Thursday, November 27, 2014 from 10 AM to 6 PM at the premises of the Ana Rukavina Foundation (Kneza Mislava 10/1, Zagreb). » more

“Luka Ritz” award posthumously awarded to Luka Mihalić17.11.2014.

At the award ceremony for the award “Luka Ritz” - Violence is Not Courage, which was held yesterday in Zagreb at the Old City Hall, awards were given to Luka Mihalić, posthumously, and volunteer Barbara Rubinić. » more

A Flower from Stone for Ana 14.11.2014.

The 4th grade students at the Starigrad Primary School in Starigrad Paklenica, with the help of their teacher Ljiljana Jović, organized a humanitarian workshop titled, “A Flower from Stone for Ana” for the Ana Rukavina Foundation. » more

55 students join the Registry 7.11.2014.

At another action to join the Registry of voluntary hematopoietic stem cell donors, which was held today in cooperation with the students at the Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences, a total of 55 new potential donors joined the Registry. » more

30 students and professors join the Registry 6.11.2014.

At the action to join the Registry of voluntary hematopoietic stem cell donors that was held yesterday at the Edward Bernays College for Communication Management, a total of 30 potential new donors joined the Registry. » more

Actions to join the Registry at Edward Bernays College and the Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences 30.10.2014.

Dear friends, this week we will have two more actions to join the Registry of voluntary hematopoietic stem cell donors. » more

82 students join the Registry28.10.2014.

A total of 82 potential new donors joined the Registry of voluntary hematopoietic stem cell donors at the action that was held at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing (FER) in Zagreb. » more

48 new donors at the action in Marija Bistrica and 1,015 new samples undergo HLA tissue typing 27.10.2014.

At the action to join the Registry which was held on Saturday, October 25th, with the help of the Committee on Health and Social Welfare of the Marija Bistrica Municipality and Dr. Sanja Kovačić, the Registry was expanded by a total of 48 voluntary donors of hematopoietic stem cells. » more

Actions to join the Registry in Marija Bistrica and Zagreb 20.10.2014.

Dear friends, at the end of this week and the beginning of next week you can expect another two actions to join the Registry of voluntary hematopoietic stem cell donors. » more

39 students and professors join the Registry 13.10.2014.

A total of 39 new potential donors joined the Registry of voluntary hematopoietic stem cell donors at the action held today at the Faculty of Political Sciences (FPZG) in Zagreb. » more

30 new entries at the action in Ivanić Grad 13.10.2014.

A total of 30 potential donors joined the Registry of voluntary hematopoietic stem cell donors at the action held on Saturday in Ivanić Grad. » more

Actions to join the Registry in Ivanić Grad and Zagreb 6.10.2014.

Dear all, this week and next week you can expect another two actions to join the Registry of voluntary hematopoietic stem cell donors. » more

169 new donors in Pakrac and 1,000 new samples undergo HLA tissue typing 3.10.2014.

Dear friends, a total of 169 citizens joined the Registry of voluntary hematopoietic stem cell donors at yesterday’s action held in Pakrac. » more

43rd transplant from the Croatian Registry! 1.10.2014.

Dear friends, it is with great joy that we inform you that in September another transplant was carried out using hematopoietic stem cells from a non-related voluntary donor! » more

11 new potential donors at Bundekfest 1.10.2014.

On Tuesday, September 30th, the Ana Rukavina Foundation held an action to join the Registry of voluntary hematopoietic stem cell donors in Zagreb as part of Bundekfest. » more

42 citizens join the Registry and a new action at Bundekfest 29.9.2014.

At the action held on Friday in Pag at the Hotel Meridijan, a total of 42 citizens joined the Registry of voluntary hematopoietic stem cell donors. We are sincerely grateful to dear Mrs. Vlatka Oguić Dragoslavić for the warm welcome and the organization of the action. » more

30 citizens join the Registry 24.9.2014.

At today’s action held in Zagreb, at the Children’s Hospital on Klaićeva Street, a total of 30 citizens joined the Registry of voluntary hematopoietic stem cell donors. » more

Actions to join the Registry in Zagreb and Pakrac 23.9.2014.

Dear friends, in the upcoming week we can expect another two actions to join the Registry of voluntary hematopoietic stem cell donors. » more

Actions to join the Registry in Zagreb and Pag19.9.2014.

Dear friends, after our summer break, we are starting with new actions to join the Registry of voluntary hematopoietic stem cell donors. » more

World Lymphoma Awareness Day Marked 16.9.2014.

On the occasion of World Lymphoma Awareness Day, which is marked on September 15th, the Croatian Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (HULL) organized events which were video-linked in six cities in Croatia (Zagreb, Donji Miholjac, Rijeka, Slavonski Brod..) » more

World Lymphoma Awareness Day15.9.2014.

Today, on September 15th, we mark World Lymphoma Awareness Day. On this occasion, the Croatian Leukemia and Lymphoma Society – HULL – has joined forces with associations worldwide to mark this day. » more

1000 new blood samples undergo HLA tissue typing29.8.2014.

Dear friends, we have more great news to share with you: tissue typing has been carried out on 1,000 new blood samples from potential donors of hematopoietic stem cells using the molecular method for four HLA loci: A, B, C and DRB1. » more

Renovation of Ana Rukavina Park 27.8.2014.

Dear friends, we are pleased to show you photographs of the renovated Ana Rukavina Park in Šibenik which was officially opened on Ana’s birthday, March 28, 2014. » more

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311 citizens join the Registry 11.7.2014.

On Thursday, July 10th, the Ana Rukavina Foundation held an action in Zagreb to join the Registry of voluntary hematopoietic stem cell donors at which 311 citizens joined the Registry. » more

42nd transplant from the Croatian Registry!13.6.2014.

Dear friends, it is with great joy that we inform you that in May another transplant was carried out using hematopoietic stem cells from a non-related voluntary donor! » more

44 new entries at the 250th action in Ogulin12.6.2014.

On Wednesday, June 11th, at the 250th action to join the Registry of voluntary hematopoietic stem cell donors held in Ogulin, a total of 44 citizens joined the Registry. » more

56 new potential donors in Velika Gorica9.6.2014.

At the action held on Saturday, June 7th, at the City Board in Velika Gorica, a total of 56 citizens joined the Registry of voluntary hematopoietic stem cell donors. » more

Action to join the Registry in Velika Gorica30.5.2014.

Dear friends, the next action to join the Registry of voluntary donors of hematopoietic stem cell donors will be held on Saturday, June 7th, from 10 AM to 12 PM at the premises of the City Administration of Velika Gorica (Trg Kralja Tomislava 34). » more

43 potential donors at Bukovac Primary School in Zagreb24.5.2014.

At today’s action held at Bukovac Primary School in Zagreb, a total of 43 citizens joined the Registry of voluntary hematopoietic stem cell donors. » more

Action to join the Registry at Bukovac Primary School in Zagreb 22.5.2014.

The next action to join the Registry of voluntary hematopoietic stem cell donors will take place on Saturday, May 24th, from 10 AM to 12 PM at the Bukovac Primary School. » more

142 new potential donors join the Registry in Čakovec 21.5.2014.

At today’s action held at the Polytechnic of Međimurje in Čakovec, a total of 142 citizens joined the Registry of voluntary hematopoietic stem cell donors. » more

Action to join the Registry in Čakovec 16.5.2014.

On Wednesday, May 21st, an action to join the Registry of voluntary hematopoietic stem cell donors will be held in Čakovec at the Polytechnic of Međimurje (Ulica bana Josipa Jelačića 22 a) from 11 AM to 1 PM. » more

81 new potential donors join the Registry at the action in Novska14.5.2014.

On Wednesday, May 14th, at the action held in Novska, a total of 81 potential donors joined the Registry of voluntary hematopoietic stem cell donors. » more

92 potential donors join the Registry in Požega 13.5.2014.

On Monday, May 12th, at the action to join the Registry of voluntary hematopoietic stem cell donors held in Požega, a total of 92 citizens joined the Registry. » more

Action to join the Registry in Novska 11.5.2014.

The 246th action to join the Registry of voluntary hematopoietic stem cell donors will take place on Wednesday, May 14th in Novska at the Pučko Open University (Trg dr. Franje Tuđmana 3) from 10 AM to 12 PM. » more

More than 44,000 potential donors in the Croatian Registry! 5.5.2014.

Dear donors and friends of the Foundation! We inform you with great joy that we have more than 44,000 names listed in the Croatian Registry of voluntary hematopoietic stem cell donors. » more

25 bikers join the Registry 4.5.2014.

On Saturday, May 3rd, at the action held at Jarun during the event Caravan for Life, 25 citizens joined the Registry of voluntary hematopoietic stem cell donors. » more

41st transplant from the Croatian Registry!30.4.2014.

Dear friends, we are happy to inform you that in April another two donations of hematopoietic stem cells from non-related voluntary donors were carried out! » more

Action to join the Registry in Zagreb – Jarun 28.4.2014.

The next action to join the Registry of voluntary hematopoietic stem cell donors will take place on May 3rd from 5 PM to 7 PM in Zagreb, at the Jarun Sports and Recreation Center. » more

Actions to join the Registry in May 25.4.2014.

Dear friends, throughout the month of May we are continuing with our actions to join the Registry. This is the schedule: » more

80 new entries at the action in Sesvetska Sopnica 15.4.2014.

On Monday, April 14th, at the action to join the Registry of voluntary hematopoietic stem cell donors held in Sesvetska Sopnica, a total of 80 citizens joined the Registry, thereby increasing the chance to live for those who are severely ill. » more

Action to join the Registry in Sesvetska Sopnica 10.4.2014.

On Monday, April 14th, from 4 PM to 6 PM, an action to join the Registry of voluntary hematopoietic stem cell donors will be held in Sesvetska Sopnica at the premises of the Community Center (Društveni Dom – Sopnička 66). » more

43 new potential donors in Samobor 9.4.2014.

At the action to join the Registry of voluntary hematopoietic stem cell donors held today in Samobor, a total of 43 citizens joined the Registry, thereby increasing the chance to live for those who are severely ill. » more

The action “Ana Rukavina’s Favorite Flower” was held 7.4.2014.

The action “Ana Rukavina’s Favorite Flower” was held on Saturday, April 5th, from 9 AM to 1 PM throughout all of Croatia and was organized by the Social Democratic Women’s Forum of SDP. » more

95 new potential donors join the Registry at the action in Lipovljani 4.4.2014.

On Thursday, April 3rd, at the action held in Lipovljani to join the Registry of voluntary hematopoietic stem cell donors, a total of 95 citizens joined the Registry and thereby demonstrated their civil solidarity in action. » more

Ana Rukavina's Favorite Flower2.4.2014.

The action “Ana Rukavina’s Favorite Flower” will be held this Saturday, April 5th, from 9 AM to 1 PM throughout all of Croatia. » more

Action to join the Registry in Lipovljani 30.3.2014.

The next action to join the Registry of voluntary hematopoietic stem cell donors will be held on April 3rd from 12 PM to 2 PM in Lipovljani at the Community Center (Društveni Dom – Trg Hrvatskih Branitelja 3). » more

With the Concert for Life the citizens contribute to saving human lives29.3.2014.

The Ana Rukavina Foundation and the Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra joined forces to hold the humanitarian “Concert for Life” in memory of Ana and maestro Vjekoslav Šutej. » more

Ana’s Birthday28.3.2014.

Ana Rukavina was born on today’s date in 1977. Today we remember our Ana and her sunny disposition, courage and desire to live. » more

53 new entries at the action in Pitomača 24.3.2014.

On Friday, March 21st, at the action held in Pitomača to join the Registry of voluntary hematopoietic stem cell donors, a total of 53 citizens joined the Registry and thereby demonstrated their civil solidarity in action. » more

Action to join the Registry in Pitomača 14.3.2014.

The next action to join the Registry of voluntary hematopoietic stem cell donors will take place on March 21st from 10 AM to 12 PM in Pitomača in the conference hall of the Municipality of Pitomača (Ljudevita Gaja 26/1). » more

9 new potential donors join the Registry at the action at the Histrion House 11.3.2014.

A total of 9 new potential donors joined the Registry of voluntary hematopoietic stem cell donors at the action on March 10th in Zagreb. » more

St. Valentine's Day for the Ana Rukavina Foundation 24.2.2014.

On St. Valentine's Day, February 14th, the municipal branch of the Red Cross Hvar held the already traditional humanitarian action for the Ana Rukavina Foundation. » more

77 new potential donors join the Registry at the action at Tituš Brezovački Primary School 20.2.2014.

At the action held on February 19 in Zagreb at the Tituš Brezovački Primary School, a total of 77 citizens joined the Registry of voluntary hematopoietic stem cell donors. » more

Action to join the Registry at Tituš Brezovački Primary School in Zagreb 18.2.2014.

Let us remind you that the next action to join the Registry will be held at the Tituš Brezovački Primary School (Špansko 1) in Zagreb on Wednesday, February 19, 2014, from 6 PM to 8 PM as part of a sports-entertainment humanitarian event. » more

The Foundation's seventh anniversary and the video spot “Things would be different”14.2.2014.

Exactly seven years ago, the Ana Rukavina Foundation received its inception decision and thus started its legal operation. » more

35 new potential donors join the Registry at the action in Zagreb and new actions announced 13.2.2014.

At the 237th action in a row to join Registry of voluntary hematopoietic stem cell donors held today at the premises of the company Infinum d.o.o. in Zagreb, a total of 35 new potential donors joined the Registry. » more

Action for the Ana Rukavina Foundation 12.2.2014.

Again this year, the municipal branch of the Red Cross Hvar, along with its activists and volunteers, organized an action for the Ana Rukavina Foundation on the occasion of St. Valentine's Day. » more

177 citizens join the Registry at the action in Kozari Bok 11.2.2014.

At this year’s first action, held on February 10 in Zagreb, a total of 177 citizens joined the Registry of voluntary hematopoietic stem cell donors. » more

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