04 Sep Chai Blog: Craig Fried

I had the privilege of taking my family to visit Camp Simcha last month and wanted to reflect on our experience. As we approach the Jewish New Year, it provides for an opportunity to look back and truly consider and evaluate all aspects of one’s...

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25 Aug Chai Blog: Natasha Koss

When your child gets diagnosed with a critical illness it's easy to feel like the unluckiest family in the world.You feel alone, lost and afraid. If that is how I feel as an adult can you imagine what a child must feel? Chai Lifeline Canada...

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21 Aug ChaiBlog: Milestones

People ask me how I find the courage to go on after Matthew passed away. Sometimes, it’s easy for me to get caught up in the everyday routine. We’ve had a wonderful summer,  the kids loved camp and hanging out with friends. But I woke...

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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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