Merry Christmas!

Dear friends, from the bottom of our hearts we wish you a Christmas filled with peace, love, joy, and happiness. Circumstances may separate us from our loved ones but the joy of Christmas gives us hope and faith in better days ahead of us.

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The concert “I want life” of the Ana Rukavina Foundation and Nova TV reunited Croatia: more than one million kunas raised

Dear friends, last night we had the opportunity to enjoy the Christmas concert “I want life” broadcast on Nova TV, the DNEVNIK.hr portal, and the DNEVNIK.hr Facebook page. The Christmas concert is the culmination of the humanitarian action “I want life”, and the biggest stars of the Croatian music scene, Severina and Petar Grašo, performed. During the broadcast of the […]

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Tonkin veliki prijatelj

Tonka’s Big Friend

In the summer of 2019, Mr. Leonardo Čeči Baksa, author of many children’s stories and lyricist of numerous music hits, came to the Ana Rukavina Foundation with a story he wanted to donate to the Ana Rukavina Foundation to encourage and give hope to small patients struggling with malignant diseases.

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100 HLA typing from September to November

Dear friends, we have received the report from the Clinical Institute for Transfusion Medicine and Transplantation Biology of the University Hospital Centre Zagreb on the new 100 typed samples from September to November. The samples were typed at three loci: HLA-A, HLA-B and HLA-DRB1 and now the number of typed potential donors is 63,524.

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15th „I want life“ concert

Dear friends, The Ana Rukavina Foundation is organizing a humanitarian action “I want life” this December as well, which continues the work on improving Croatian hematology. By calling 060 9000, citizens will be able to donate HRK 5.00 (plus VAT) throughout December to support this commendable action.

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Open Hearts Day postponed

Dear friends, in 2012 we started a tradition and on the eve of Ana’s anniversary we held an Open Hearts Day in the Ana Rukavina Foundation to remember Ana, introduce people to the work of the Ana Rukavina Foundation and expand the Croatian Bone Marrow Donor Registry. This year, due to the epidemiological situation, for the first time since the […]

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IN MEMORIAM ANA RUKAVINA ERCEG – November 26, 2006 – November 26, 2020

Dear friends, today we are marking the 14th anniversary since our dear Ana is no longer with us. Despite great courage and desire for life, Ana left us that Sunday morning 14 years ago, and Ana’s words prompted us to fulfill her vision of developing the Croatian Bone Marrow Donor Registry and to help establish a public Umbilical Cord Blood […]

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