09 Aug ChaiBites: When Our Warriors Become Our Heroes

While we love sharing stories of our big events and programs, at Chai Lifeline we know how important the every day little things are. In that spirit, we're proud to launch ChaiBites, a recurring collection of snack-sized stories to brighten your day!   [caption id="attachment_2422" align="alignleft" width="300"]...

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08 Aug Chai Blog: Linsday Frieberg

At Chai Lifeline, we know that family comes first. We offer a holistic approach to supporting our kids, because we know that in a crisis, every member of the family suffers alongside their brother, sister, or child. So, we offer services to serve every member...

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31 Jul ChaiBlog: Riki Drazin

I had a remarkable opportunity the other week. Sarah is 11 years old, and had never been to camp before. She’s fighting cancer, and when I broached the subject of Camp Simcha, her parents were skeptical. “Leave us for 2 weeks? You must not know...

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17 Jul Chai Spotlight: Heidi Wilk

My husband Matthew and I worked next door to each other and we often took the subway together, it was our alone time as a couple. We would catch up, vent about delays, or laugh at the often-ridiculous characters that inhabit the TTC. But one ride...

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10 Jul Montreal Volunteer Appreciation

Chloe told me that volunteering with Chai Lifeline is one of the better decisions she's ever made. She's a leader in the Big Sister program, and keeps finding new things that she shares with Maya, her Little Sister. "We're both really energetic, and love the outdoors,...

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05 Jul Meet our Summer Interns

Welcome to our Toronto Interns (left to right), Dov Sitnik, Zack Babins, Renee Lurie and Levana Ouanounou! Zack is our PR intern. He loves talking about stories and telling them. His favourite bagel is a Montreal-style sesame seed, and (somewhat) proudly hails from North of Steeles. Renee and...

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04 Jul ChaiSpotlight: Taly Shewchuk

Camp Simcha is a remedy for happiness. Being a single mother, working full time, with 2 teenage kids, is hard enough. Having to deal with my daughter Kayla's Thyroid Cancer only adds more challenges to daily life. Kayla was looking forward to Camp Simcha. As soon...

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26 Jun ChaiSpotlight: Rachel Brown

Hi, My name is Rachel Brown, and I would like to share a bit about how Camp Simcha and Chai Lifeline Canada have successfully impacted me in an immeasurable way. I’ve been involved in Chai Lifeline Canada over the past few years, but last summer...

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19 Jun ChaiSpotlight: Heidi Wilk

For me and my three children, Father’s Day has morphed into a different kind of celebration. Let me put this into context: Two years ago, my husband Matthew passed away, leaving us heartbroken, hurting, and despite the fact that his prognosis was no surprise, left...

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