Families living with pediatric illness enjoyed a unique end-of-summer retreat at Camp Simcha’s Glen Spey, New York, campus, August 28-29. More than 250 Chai Lifeline children and parents took part in the two-day family retreat, where they were able to relax, rejuvenate, and enjoy some quality time together.read full story
It may not be summer yet, but the Camp Simcha campus was alive with laughter and smiles for Chai Lifeline’s LH Financial Retreat on March 25-27. More than two hundred children and families living with disabilities, as well as Chai Lifeline volunteers and staff, convened for an exciting and inspiring weekend getaway at the Stella K. Abraham Family Center in Glen Spey, New York.read full story
While every family looks forward to celebrating Purim, the work involved in preparing for the joyous holiday can oftentimes be stressful. For families living with pediatric illness, particularly during the current COVID-19 pandemic, this time of year can be especially challenging. Chai Lifeline, the international children’s health network, offers a variety of programs and services to help its nearly 6,000 children and families with their everyday needs and truly enjoy their Purim.read full story
While the COVID-19 pandemic has made the past year extremely difficult, children—and the children of Chai Lifeline in particular—have had to confront their own set of challenges. For many, that meant a rough and tumultuous year of lockdowns, quarantines, Zoom school, and socially distanced activities. Chai Lifeline made sure that our kids and their families would finish 2020 on a much brighter note, with an incredible, smile-filled, action-packed Chanukah season.read full story
The effects of COVID-19 have been particularly difficult for families with seriously ill children. Since the onset of the pandemic, Chai Lifeline, the international children’s health support network, has seen significant growth in the number of families in need.read full story
Nearly 150 people turned out to watch the Chiefs take on the 49ers at Chai Lifeline’s Father-Son Super Bowl Party in Urban Air, Avenel, NJ. Participants enjoyed delicious food by Carlos & Gabby’s and a rocking halftime show with Mendy J and Yiddel Breuer. The event space was generously provided by Ari Moses and Mike Karlewicz of Urban Air.
“The game was great, but sharing it with my son and all these other families was really special,” said one father.
Chai Lifeline welcomed in the Jewish New Year by helping families across the globe prepare for the holidays through a variety of programs and services.read full story
Last week, a two-alarm fire ripped through the High Point apartment complex in Lakewood, NJ, affecting at least 35 people and nine families. The devastation left several people injured and many more in need of housing assistance, including 20 students.read full story
On Sunday, November 17, more than 150 men and women will lace up their sneakers and run with Team Lifeline in the annual Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon. While Team Lifeline participants are looking forward to running along the world-famous Las Vegas Strip, they are also running to support Chai Lifeline, the international children’s health support network.read full story
School is back in session and Chai Lifeline regions across the country are kicking off the academic year with their trademark energy and excitement.read full story