Dear Mom: A Letter from Camp Simcha

Dear Mom, This place is incredible. A letter from a Camp Simcha lifegaurd Minky Iczkovits is 17 years-old and loves swimming! Pursuing her passion, Minky became a certified lifeguard and is spending a few weeks working as a lifeguard at Camp Simcha. Together with her family, Minky has been involved with Chai Lifeline Montreal from … Read more

Miracles For Life Campaign

Together we can make great miracles happen here. At Chai Lifeline Canada, we know that illness impacts not just the person who is sick, but their entire family. For 15 years, Chai Lifeline Canada has given thousands of families concrete services and emotional support that enables patients, siblings, and parents to find hope and joy in their … Read more

Miracles for Life Toy Drive 2020

Why Donate to the Chai Lifeline Canada’s Miracles for Life Toy Drive? Every child and every circumstance is unique. Not every family has our story. Some, faced with medical bills, may not have the extra money to purchase toys. Parents busy with a child in the hospital have limited time and access to toy shopping. … Read more

Goverment of Canada Support for Canadians Impacted by Covid-19: A Resource For Families

UPDATED APRIL 7th, 2020 Dear Chai Lifeline Community I hope you are all doing well – as well as can be under the circumstances. These are certainly unprecedented and difficult times. In the midst of a fluid situation, it is heartening for us all to know that our federal government has taken action to help … Read more

Helping Your Kids Overcome Fear and Anxiety

‘It’s critical to communicate the facts to children in a truthful but positive way,’ writes Mordechai Rothman All children experience fear or anxiety at some point in their young lives, whether they’re afraid of the dark, heights or flying, or anxious about a particular situation. Although there’s nothing you can do to prevent childhood fears … Read more

Meet our Newest Case Manager: Shmuel Rosenberg

Reflections on How It All Began… It’s been a while, but I’m back. After living in Israel for the past 15 years, I’m back in Toronto and back at Chai Lifeline. 17 years ago, I was introduced to Camp Simcha by some friends who were counselors there the year before. They thought I would like … Read more