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So Many Voices A Chai mother’s personal reflection looking forward to Passover with her family There are many voices in a mother’s head. Many, many voices in the head of a mother caring for a chronically ill child. “Pesach is coming!” One voice screams for attention. “Kids need me now, no time to organize, declutter, … Read more

New Program: Extending our support with our Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) If pressed to declare a single word that defines Chai Lifeline Canada, it would be support. We support children and families for whom illness is at the center of their lives. Our entire team – from our staff to our volunteers to our donors … Read more

How 9-Year-Old Aliza Brought The Dough To Chai Creator. Baker. Philanthropist. Organizer. Aliza Grunwald is all of these things. She is 9 years old. Last year, while scrolling through her mom’s Instagram feed, Aliza saw a post about our Chanukah Heroes program that pairs donors with Chai families for the holidays. She remembers being sad … Read more

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

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month:Chai Warrior Stories We have supported and loved many children and their families who have taken on warrior status in their battle against cancer. September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and we’ve been sharing the stories of our paediatric cancer warriors on our social media channels all month. While each baby, child … Read more

Canada Volunteer Award Recognizes Chai Lifeline Canada and Our Volunteers Chai Lifeline Canada has been recognized by the Government of Canada with the Canada Volunteer Award in the category of Social Innovation. The awards align with the Government of Canada’s interest in promoting innovative solutions to local problems. and were presented by the Honourable Ahmed … Read more

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