What a week volunteering at Camp Lifeline Away meant to Jamie and Justin Benudiz​

What a week volunteering at Camp Lifeline Away meant to Jamie and Justin Benudiz By Jamie Benudiz This week my brother, Justin Benudiz and I (Jamie Benudiz) had the opportunity to be specialty counsellors for Chai Lifeline Canada’s 1st annual sleep away camp, Camp Lifeline Away. We were able to lead and mentor boys aged … Read more

End of an Era, but Sisters Forever

End of an Era, but Sisters Forever Prefer to listen? Click Here Sometimes when you meet someone, you don’t realize how important they will become to you. Living in the moment and spending time with them, you don’t necessarily think anything of it. But when you look back and think about your relationship and growth, … Read more

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month 2021

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month 2021 September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. For Chai Lifeline Canada’s part in raising awareness, we are honoured to share stories of the children with childhood cancer and their families that we support with programs, services and love. “Sisi survived her bout with cancer that began in 2015 when she was … Read more

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month: Meet Oak

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month: Meet Oak September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. For Chai Lifeline Canada’s part in raising awareness, we will be sharing stories of the children with childhood cancer and their families that we support with programs, services and love.  Meet Oak, his mother shares his childhood cancer story.  Prefer To Listen? Click … Read more

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month: Meet Sisi

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month: Meet Sisi September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. For Chai Lifeline Canada’s part in raising awareness, we will be sharing stories of the children with childhood cancer and their families that we support with programs, services and love.  Meet Sisi, her mother, Galit, shares her childhood cancer story.  Prefer to Listen? … Read more

When spouses disagree on the best course of treatment – how can this be resolved? How does this affect their marriage?

When spouses disagree on the best course of treatment – how can this be resolved? How does this affect their marriage? By Mordechai Rothman, Executive Director, Chai Lifeline Canada When a child is diagnosed with a terminal illness, it changes the family dynamic. For parents, it is devastating news, and regardless of the outcomes, they … Read more

Reflections of 5781: A Message from Rabbi Rothman

Reflections of 5781: A Message from Rabbi Rothman By: Rabbi Captain Mordechai Rothman Prefer to Listen? Click HEre Dear Chai Lifeline Canada Family, As we prepare for Rosh Hashana, we are ready to begin a fresh new year. This past one has been filled with some challenges and adversity. As COVID-19 raged on and sent … Read more

Chai Families Coping Through COVID

Chai Families Coping Through COVID When COVID-19 forced us all to be physically distant, isolating in our homes, we shared that this measure was all too familiar for families who have children with life threatening and chronic illness. Those of us who never experienced isolation due to sickness had a glimpse of understanding what it … Read more