How I told my kids I had Metastatic Breast Cancer

Since “coming out” with my Metastatic Breast Cancer diagnosis, the most asked question I get from others is: “How did you tell you kids about your cancer coming back?” Before I answer the question I need to say this. I’m telling the story from my point of view, as their mother, sharing how I told […]

How to tell kids the truth when the news is scary, sad, or bad.

Recently, someone I love shared news with me that I experience as difficult and painful. In our conversation, we chatted about how others she told received the news and she shared that it went as expected, with the other person taking the lead from her. She said she was honest but optimistic, and that led […]

Tour de Simcha starts today

Tour de Simcha starts today! Thank you to all the riders and donors. Tour de Simcha raises money for Camp Simcha and Camp Simcha Special, two amazing overnight summer camps designed to meet the medical and social needs of children and teens with cancer and other serious illnesses. These camps mean so much to the […]

Chai Lifeline Canada is 13

We are celebrating a special bar mitzvah today… Today marks Chai Lifeline Canada’s 13th year in operation! We are so proud of everything we have accomplished and look forward to being there to support our community in the future. Thank you to all our volunteers, sponsors, donors, and families for helping us reach this milestone. […]

Volunteer Appreciation

We couldn’t do what we do without the support and dedication of our volunteers! We hosted a volunteer appreciation event (featuring Masa Eat food truck) to say THANK YOU! You are the backbone of the organization.