giving back

What a night it was…Restoring Hope was an incredible evening! I’m still on a high after last Wednesday night’s gala event. As our largest fundraising event, it is a real opportunity for Chai Lifeline Canada showcase the work we do, and put its best face forward. This year, we made some substantial changes. First and … Read more

Chai Lifeline Restores Hope. As I reflect on the essence of my work as a case manager at Chai Lifeline, I have begun to see myself as a flag-bearer of hope. Almost daily, I encounter families who have had life- altering illnesses threaten the positive way with which they have lived. The frightening prognoses, the … Read more

We have always been supporters of the incredible work Chai Lifeline does in our community. However, 4 years ago we were deeply inspired by one Chai warrior in particular, Laura from Montreal, as she told her story at the “Sing for the Children” concert. Laura spoke about all the remarkable programs and services that had … Read more

As Team Lifeline Canada’s Program Manager it so humbling for me to be able to share in the personal journey that many of our runners go through during their 4-6 month training process. From phone calls, to emails and texts, I am fortunate to be able to help in any way or form.  I would … Read more

If Music be the food of love, play on – William Shakespeare People who plan events for a living have specific skills needed to keep it all running smoothly – the organization, attention to detail, the calm demeanor, ability to multitask, even the vision…As it turns out,  teachers have those very same skills.  Years of … Read more

As we put away our menorahs and finish the week of Chanuka, we can all agree that this time of year is beautiful. Whether it’s the delicious food we ate, the parties we attended, or just the joyous feeling in the air, there is definitely something special. It’s hard not to notice the world around … Read more

We all know the miracles of Chanukah; the military victory of the Maccabees and the miracle of the oil that should have lasted one day but stayed burning for eight. But there was another miracle not many people know or talk about that took place many years later. The Power of Teamwork As the holiday … Read more

We all know the miracles of Chanukah; the military victory of the Maccabees and the miracle of the oil that should have lasted one day but stayed burning for eight. But there was another miracle not many people know or talk about that took place many years later. After the destruction of the second Temple, … Read more

Finding Peace I finally feel at peace. It has now been 2 and a half years since I lost my husband Matthew to cancer. This past month is always one of the hardest, as we would have celebrated our 12-year wedding anniversary. Of course, I miss him every day and still have moments of getting … Read more