giving back

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

Chai Lifeline Canada fundraiser helps children, families When Nikki Benun’s son Gabriel was diagnosed with an aggressive form of leukemia at six months old, it was “like a kick in the face, to put it bluntly,” Benun recalled. With two other small children aged three and five, Benun and her husband would have had no … Read more

It wasn’t a tough sell for either of us to join forces and work with Chai Lifeline Canada. Manny and I are similar in that we like to be part of the community and help where needed.   Understanding the work that Chai Lifeline Canada offers to patients and families, in terms of emotional and … Read more

In Tehillim (Psalms), David Hamelech, King David, writes, “The world is built upon kindness” (89, 3).   This phrase is the foundation of my being.  The foundation I grew up with as the daughter of parents and granddaughter to grandparents who constantly gave to our community in Montreal.   As a result of that foundation, … Read more

Every dream has a beginning. Every story has a start. This is my dream and my story. My name is Naomi Hofman and I am the volunteer coordinator for Chai Lifeline, Montreal. At present, we service over 100 hundred families, all with varied needs- providing dinners, volunteer shifts at the hospital, home respite care, and a … Read more

TEAM LIFELINE MAKES IT EASY FOR BOTH THE NOVICE AND EXPERIENCED ATHLETE. Spring is the air and finally the weather is getting nicer.  Kids are outside riding their bikes, playing in the parks and people are out walking and running after a long winter, finally excited to be outdoors. In just over a month registration … Read more