Parents’ quality of life is affected by stress induced by a child’s illness as well as by their individual and family-related coping patterns and skills. A child’s hospitalization puts additional stress on parents, and remains high throughout the child’s stay.

Children in the throes of illness or medical crises need their parents to be advocates as well as parents. But the strain of illness makes it even more difficult for parents to function. Chai Lifeline’s financial aid program provide concrete aid during these times. Among the services offered are:


Families Receive Meals Per Month


Families Received Financial Aid

“Arriving home from the hospital at the end of the day, tired, anxious, overwhelmed..And then we see the beautifully wrapped, warm dinner waiting at our door? Chai Lifeline continues to think of the small details to help ease our daily routine. We cannot thank you enough!”