One of the many difficult aspects of starting at Chai Lifeline Midwest during the pandemic was restrictions during visits. For months, I’ve been meeting parents in the lobby. Once I was allowed to go up to the food court to spend some time with a parent.read full story
Purim is fast approaching! Before you know it, we will be busy getting the kids into their costumes, running to megillah, preparing for the seuda, and so much more. To help keep the day stress-free and truly full of simcha, consider sending some Chai Lifeline Purim cards in lieu of mishloach manos this year. Purim Cards are a great way to support a tzedakah you care about, while including the recipient in the mitzvah—all in a meaningful and convenient way.read full story
In response to the tragic plane crash which claimed the lives of two beloved members of the Cleveland Jewish community, Chai Lifeline’s Crisis Team has been providing immediate and ongoing support to local organizations and schools.read full story
The Chanukah story teaches us how a small army was able to miraculously defeat a much larger army.
Our inspirational Chanukah story this year involves one young volunteer who made a big difference in the lives of our Chai Lifeline families.read full story
In advance of the upcoming Chanukah season, Chai Lifeline has announced the launch of their annual toy drive with hopes to distribute over 50,000 gifts to more than 10,000 children around the globe.
As an international network supporting children and families impacted by serious illnesses, crisis, and loss, Chai Lifeline works to ensure that each individual gift meets the specific needs or interests of the child who will receive them.read full story
Addressing the growing need for mental health first-responders in Jewish communities around the globe, Rabbi Dr. David Fox, Director of Chai Lifeline Crisis Services, recently traveled to London to train local educators and communal leaders in trauma response. In recent years, Chai Lifeline has been instrumental in working with communities around the world in the wake of all types of disasters, attacks, tragedies, and traumatic events.read full story
Chai Lifeline will celebrate its 2022 National Gala on Monday, December 5, at Pier Sixty in New York City. The program, titled “An Evening of Heroes,” will highlight the critical work of Chai Lifeline, the Jewish community’s leading children’s health support network, and benefit families living with serious illness, crisis, and loss.read full story
On October 13, over 600 Chai Lifeline children and families from across the New York, New Jersey/ Pennsylvania, and Mid-Atlantic regions had a blast at a special Chol Hamoed Hershey Park event.read full story
Summer is back for kids with serious illnesses and disabilities Camp Simcha Without Borders finished the first of its summer sessions last week. The local camp is operated by Chai Lifeline Southeast, the local chapter of the children’s health organization providing social, emotional, and financial assistance to families impacted by pediatric illness, crisis, and loss.read full story
Summer is back for kids suffering from serious illnesses and disabilities Camp Simcha Without Borders in Chicago began the first of its summer sessions last week. The local camp is run by Chai Lifeline Midwest, a children’s health organization providing social, emotional and financial assistance to children with life-threatening and lifelong illnesses and their families.read full story