Music lesson with recorders at the oncology department of the Instituto Nacional do Câncer (INCA)’s children’s ward in the city of Rio de Janeiro


October 18, 2019 was a special day for the ARD Foundation. One of the Foundation’s ambassadors, Ryon Sax, took some time off his concert-filled schedule to live out a unique experience at the oncology department of the Instituto Nacional do Câncer (INCA)’s children’s ward in the city of Rio de Janeiro. For a few hours, […]

Lecture at the Centro Universitário Celso Lisboa – RJ


On October 24, 2018, the nutritionist Sylvia Pozzobon, an ARD ambassador and specialist in clinical nutrition with a focus on cancer, gave a free lecture at the Centro Universitário Celso Lisboa, in Rio de Janeiro. A survivor of a rare type of cancer, Sylvia is a social media influencer and owner of the @cozinhafit, which […]

Houston Gala


On May 10, 2018, the Astorian event center in Houston, Texas, was the stage for a charity dinner organized by the Alcides & Rosaura Diniz Foundation (ARD Foundation). About 200 guests, among them artists, sports stars, and fashion icons such as Laís Ribeiro, an ambassador to the Foundation, participated in the event. Throughout the night, […]

New York Gala


ARD Foundation’s first international gala happened on September 7, 2017 at the famous Cipriani in New York City. The event brought together over 100 guests, among them the model Laís Ribeiro, the actor Reynaldo Gianechinni, and the singer Demi Lovato. A good portion of the money raised went to the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center […]