volunteers

Canada Volunteer Award recognizes Chai Lifeline Canada and Our Volunteers

Canada Volunteer Award Recognizes Chai Lifeline Canada and Our Volunteers Chai Lifeline Canada has been recognized by the Government of Canada with the Canada Volunteer Award in the category of Social Innovation. The awards align with the Government of Canada’s interest in promoting innovative solutions to local problems. and were presented by the Honourable Ahmed … Read more

The Art of 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

The Government of Canada announces recipients of Canada’s Volunteer Awards

The Government of Canada announces recipients of Canada’s Volunteer Awards News Release: August 6, 2020   |   Gatineau, Quebec   |   Employment and Social Development Canada Canadians across the land step up to volunteer every day to help make the country a better place. These individuals and organizations are committed to their communities and make positive impacts … Read more

Looking for the helpers? We found them. Meet Sydney and Cari – reverse tie dying for a Chai.

“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’” – Mr. Rogers There is something timeless and beautiful about these words that are most often attributed to Mr. Rogers – though they … Read more

Chai Blog: Naomi H

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