Remember the good old days when you wrote in your diary (as a kid) and got so much pleasure from it? Why did we ever close that door? Did we mistakenly believe we got too old, too smart or too sophisticated to continue? I’ve discovered that revisiting that simple joy can be life-changing. Here is … Read more
“I found Chai Lifeline while doing a Google search, looking for a group who would take my hair at less than 12 inches (I believe it ended up being that length in the end, but I wanted to be sure it would be accepted). I chose Chai because of this and the added benefit that … Read more
In our house, Chanukah is a very important time of year! One in which our family always looks forward to celebrating together. Every year before the holidays, we have our children make a Chanukah list of the things that they would like to get as presents. The kids are usually very excited to tell us … Read more
We have some exciting news to share!! Mordechai Rothman, our Executive Director, WON The Urban Hero Awards Health Sector award!!!!!! This is an amazing accomplishment of our efforts as a team. Congratulations Mordy and the entire Chai Lifeline Canada team. Thank you to everyone who showed your support through votes and messages of encouragement.
What does it mean to be a Case Manager? It means pushing past the impossible to find a way to make things happen. Here’s an example, we’ll call “Gabe’s Exciting Trip Home”: Gabe was at Camp Simcha in NY when his parents called to say a long-awaited surgery date had become available. Great news except…it … Read more
We were Interviewed by CBC Radio about our Disney trip. “Un groupe d’enfants dont les parents sont malades sont partis de Toronto lundi midi pour un séjour de 4 jours à Disney World à Orlando. C’est l’organisme à but non lucratif Chai Lifeline qui a organisé le voyage.” “A group of children whose parents are sick … Read more
NEW job posting for Family Events Coordinator at our Toronto office. Check Out Posting Here We are looking for a passionate individual who can’t wait to make a difference for our Chai families. Please share with all your networks!
Camp Lifeline is a Chai Lifeline Canada program. The need was recognized for local specialized daytime programming for kids who could not attend regular summer camps. This is due to complex medical needs and an increased risk of contracting infections. For two weeks a year, Camp Lifeline provides a unique camping experience. Campers are provided … Read more
While most people were enjoying their long weekend our dedicated staff were hard at work arranging this: “Gabriel is due for his kidney surgery this Wednesday. His doctors “A Team” will remove the growth on his Kidney. As a result his camping adventure at Camp Simcha (in the NY Catskills) was cut a few days … Read more