Our mission

Public Benefit Organization (PBO) Life for Children
has been helping since year 2000

Life for Children has been helping children since 2000. The mission of this non-profit organization is to provide professional assistance and support to sick, disabled, and abandoned children throughout the Czech Republic who find themselves in difficult life situations and need help from their community.

Who is the help intended for

We will do everything in our power to assist you and help your children.

Parents (legal guardians) of sick and disabled children up to 18 years old (in exceptional cases, they may be older) can confidently turn to us for assistance with payment for medical aids, treatment, rehabilitation and convalescent stays.

Hospitals that need help with the purchase of equipment and other necessary supplies for pediatric intensive care units, cardiac centers, and other departments that care for sick children.

Children’s facilities, including children’s homes, institutions for disabled children, institutions for social care, infant homes, and children’s day care centers, whom we are happy to assist with the purchase of health, rehabilitation, and educational aids, toys, and payment for convalescent stays for sick and disabled children.



Život dětem o.p.s., Koclířova 771, 198 00 Praha 9 – Kyje
e-mail: zivotdetem@zivotdetem.cz

(our old address at Lindnerova in Prague Liben was valid only until March 15, 2021)

Founders of Life for Children PBO (Život dětem o.p.s.)

Anna Strnadová – Chair of the Board of Directors,
MgA. Maria Křepelková – General Director

  • Anna Strnadová

    Anna Strnadová

    Chairwoman of the Administrative Board and statutory body

    Anna Strnadová
    Education: Secondary School of Economics – specialized in foreign trade and services.

    After graduating, Anna worked in Germany for two years. After returning, she worked as a manager at an advertising company. Since 1997, she worked as a production and direction assistant in the Czech Television and simultaneously worked in advertisement. In year 2000, she founded an association Life For Children, currently PBO (Public Benefit Organization) Life For Children and worked to gradually make this company bigger to help more sick children. Since mid-2001, she has been exclusively devoted to its management. This work, together with the care of her family is her life’s mission and purpose in life. Has a boy named David (1995).

  • MgA. Maria Křepelková

    MgA. Maria Křepelková

    Director and statutory body
    phone: 603 216 461, 777 853 706

    MgA. Maria Křepelková
    Education: Theatre Arts Academy, majored in directing

    For many years she worked in Czech Radio where she wrote and recorded many tales and dramas, also worked at the Radiožurnál station preparing Radioforum, Microforum, Service for businesses and Service for consumers. Filmed reports shows Black Sheep, Klekánice and Reporters. She also wrote stories for theater scene Viola. She is still writing stories for the Czech Radio inspired by fairy folk songs for fairy Budínka and portal ProZeny.cz with processed food tests. Since 2000, she has been dedicated to Life for Children, which she founded together with Anna Strnadová, trying to make this nonprofit organization get recognized and make it a trustworthy company that helps families with seriously ill children. She has two children – Mikuláš (1980) and Anežka (1986).

  • Zdenka Křupková

    Zdenka Křupková

    Zdenka Křupková (Hollerová)
    Education: Secondary school

    After her studies, she joined TV Nova, where she worked as a receptionist at the beginning and gradually worked up to the marketing department. Spending 10 years in total at TV Nova. Since 2004, she worked four years in the endowment fund Kapka naděje (Drop of Hope). In 2008, she joined a distraint company. Given that her work in this sector wasn’t fulfilling and she had a desire to help sick children again, she decided to join Life For Children in year 2010, where she had her wishes fulfilled and most importantly – was able to help really seriously ill, abandoned and disabled children. Zdenka has a small Yorkshire dog.

  • Miroslava Kostková

    Miroslava Kostková

    Miroslava Kostková
    Education: Secondary School of Economics in Kladno

    Shortly after graduating from the Secondary School of Economics she was on maternity leave, and to take care of their three children. After maternity leave she worked as an administrative assistant at the Czech Post. Since September 2007, she has been working for Life for Children. Miroslava Kostkova is married, has two daughters, a son and two granddaughters.

  • Marie Vrábelová

    Marie Vrábelová

    Marie Vrabelova
    Education: High School of Education and Social and Legal.

    She used to work as a kindergarten teacher, a professional driver, has been a director at Czech Radio, worked in production, has also worked as an editor and was devoted to helping social groups and minorities. Later worked in SOS association, and consequently at Spotřebitel net. Helping others has always been her calling in life. She has been working at Life for Children since year 2015. She has two daughters and two grandchildren.

Administrative and Supervisory Board

  • Anna Strnadová

    Anna Strnadová

    Chairwoman of the Administrative Board and statutory body
  • Petra Špindlerová

    Petra Špindlerová

    Member of the Administrative Board
  • Magdalena Reifová

    Magdalena Reifová

    Member of the Administrative Board
  • Marcela Diopová

    Marcela Diopová

    Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board
  • Martin Sládek

    Martin Sládek

    Member of the Supervisory Board
  • Lenka Krupanská

    Lenka Krupanská

    Member of the Supervisory Board

Overview of existing aid

Total overview of assistance and donations can be found in the table below. By clicking on the individual names of the groups you’ll be able to see a detailed list of gifts and the gifted, including the differentiation by years.

Overview sorted by groups of donees (only in Czech)

Skupina Počet darů Celkem Kč
Dětská zařízení 397 60 115 221,96 Kč
Jednotlivci 5617 219 310 200,35 Kč
Nemocnice 244 29 390 625,23 Kč
Nemocnice Praha 240 47 233 921,83 Kč
Detailní rozpis pro jednotlivé nemocnice v Praze
Fakultní nemocnice v Praze Motole (V Úvalu 1, Praha 5) 184 23 489 032,31 Kč
JIP Kliniky dětského a dorostového lékařství VFN a 1.lékařské fakulty UK v Praze 2, Ke Karlovu 2 29 20 348 991,20 Kč
Ústav pro péči o matku a dítě v Praze 4 – Podolí 2 534 922,50 Kč
Všeobecná fakultní nemocnice v Praze (Gynekologicko-porodnická klinika, Apolinářská 8, Praha 2) 1 60 000,00 Kč
Fakultní Thomayerova nemocnice s poliklinikou 9 1 013 628,00 Kč
Nemocnice Na Bulovce 1 33 792,00 Kč
Fakultní nemocnice v Motole 1 5 871,00 Kč
Fakultní nemocnice Královské Vinohrady 1 16 896,00 Kč
Fakultní nemocnice v Praze Motole 1 188 518,00 Kč
Všeobecná fakultní nemocnice v Praze (Gynekologicko-porodnická klinika) 1 528 147,00 Kč
Fakultní nemocnice v Motole (Klinika dětské chirurgie) 1 73 689,00 Kč
Všeobecná fakultní nemocnice v Praze 1 480 590,22 Kč
Klin.rehab a těl.vých. Lék. 2.LF.UK a FN Motol 2 128 891,00 Kč
Fakultní nemocnice Královské Vinohrady (plastická chirurgie) 4 278 983,60 Kč
Klinika rehabilitace a těl.vých.lékařství FN MOTOL 2 51 970,00 Kč
Povodně 22 5 722 284,00 Kč
Celkem všechny skupiny 6520 361 772 253,37 Kč




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