The Art of Giving Back

The Art of Giving Back A few months into COVID19, Josh Sud and Lexie Cooper reimagined their plans for their summer before starting law school in September. With their plans to go to Israel with Birthright derailed, they found themselves with unexpected time and energy on their hands and they got involved with UJA Genesis … Read more

Tips for Navigating School When You Can’t Be IN School from a PhD Mom

Tips for Navigating School When You Can’t Be IN School from a PhD Mom At Chai Lifeline Canada, our mission has always been to support children and families who are living with life-threatening and lifelong illness. When COVID-19 landed, closing schools, camps and workplaces, we came to recognize that in this particular moment, everyone is … Read more

Art from a Young Heart

At Chai Lifeline Canada, every day is filled with inspiration. We are constantly inspired by our Chai Warriors and their families, by our volunteers, by our donors, our runners and cyclists and also, by our dedicated team. A whole new level of inspiration has been reached throughout COVID-19 as we see the fun and creative … Read more

The Government of Canada announces recipients of Canada’s Volunteer Awards

The Government of Canada announces recipients of Canada’s Volunteer Awards News Release: August 6, 2020   |   Gatineau, Quebec   |   Employment and Social Development Canada Canadians across the land step up to volunteer every day to help make the country a better place. These individuals and organizations are committed to their communities and make positive impacts … Read more

Camp Lifeline 2020: Out of the box fun, in the bubble safe.

When Covid-19 hit Canada and everything started shutting down, nobody knew what the future would hold. Parents had to work from home and children had to adapt to learning on Zoom. However, there was always the hope that when summer came, everyone would get a breather and enjoy their summer as normal. But nothing changed … Read more

Balloons for Chai: Creating, Celebrating & Supporting through COVID-19

At Chai Lifeline Canada, every day is filled with inspiration. We are constantly inspired by our Chai Warriors and their families, by our volunteers, by our donors, our runners and cyclists and also, by our dedicated team. A whole new level of inspiration has been reached throughout COVID-19 as we see the fun and creative … Read more

10 Creative Ways to Keep the Virtual Party Going for your Summer Celebrations

There’s nothing that can stop you from celebrating a child’s big day. Our friends at Echoage are here to help your summer celebrations be as fun and as virtually exciting as possible. We are happy to share this this great list of creative ways  to make your child’s birthday a celebration that no one will … Read more

A special evening program on Mental Health For Young People, By Young People feat. Jack.org

2020. This will be the year that you’ll talk about for many years to come. It will be the one your grandchildren won’t believe really happened. You’ll tell them: “We didn’t go to school for months.” “We stayed home and hung out with our friends online” “We didn’t see anyone other than our family – … Read more

Go Big and Stay Home. 5 Big (but doable) Summer 2020 Ideas

This summer is going to be a memorable one in a way that we’ve never imagined. We spend the months of the school year planning for these two months that are set aside to be all kinds of different – different routines, different activities and different surroundings. These differences is what makes summer special and … Read more

How to talk about overnight camp being cancelled and what to do now

It feels like spring is here at last. We are finally getting outdoors after spending over two months social distancing mostly inside due to the cold weather. Taking long walks, playing in the backyard, riding bikes and gardening – it feels a bit like freedom. The warm weather reminds us that there is a ‘light … Read more