Kids’ Lifeline Supporting Children across Canada during SAD Season

Kids at Risk amid Double Whammy of Winter Blues, Pandemic, Warns Leading Canadian Children’s Charity Kids’ Lifeline Campaign: Supporting Children across Canada during SAD Season MEDIA RELEASE: January may be associated with new beginnings, but it’s also known as the most depressing month of the year. Combined with the lingering pandemic that continues to play […]

Present for Life: Chai Lifeline Canada Fights Illness With Love

Present for Life: Chai Lifeline Canada Fights Illness With Love This article originally appeared in Global Heroes. November 2021. When a child is born with or develops a serious illness, every member of the family and every aspect of every day is impacted.  Chai Lifeline Canada is a non-profit organization that is passionately devoted to supporting […]

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? […]

Coping With The Tragedy In Meron

Coping With The Tragedy In Meron Rabbi Dr. Dovid Fox, director of Project Chai, the crisis intervention, trauma, and bereavement department of Chai Lifeline, offers practical suggestions and guidelines following the horrific tragedy in Meron. If you, or a family member has been affected by this tragedy, there is support available here in Toronto. Please […]

Eight-year-old Cancer Survivor Pays it Forward with Toy Drive

Eight-year-old Cancer Survivor Pays it Forward with Toy Drive By SUSAN MINUK In January 2019, eight-year-old Ethan Hayes became part of the Chai Lifeline Canada family when he was diagnosed with medulloblastoma, a cancerous brain tumour that had spread to his spine. Ethan went through four brain surgeries, travelled to Memphis, Tenn. for 30 proton […]

Young cancer survivor kicks off Chai Lifeline toy drive (Toronto.com)

Young cancer survivor kicks off Chai Lifeline toy drive A young cancer survivor has collected 500 toys to help kick off a toy drive run by Chai Lifeline Canada, a charity based in North York that helps support seriously ill children and their families. Eight-year-old Ethan (we are withholding his last name at the family’s […]

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 […]

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 […]

You Are Not Alone.

At Chai Lifeline Canada we have the honour of knowing some phenomenal people. In Their Own Words is an ongoing series on our blog in which we give space to them to share their experience, insights and wisdom. The relationships that we build through our work can be reflected in the phrase “in tow” – […]