Wondering what to do with your extra Matmid points? Donate them to Chai Lifeline and they will be put to use to bring children to Camp Simcha or help families come to the United States for needed medical treatment. read full story
What’s your favorite part of Disney? Minnie Mouse or Splash Mountain? Tower of Terror of Peter Pan? This year’s Camp Simcha and Camp Simcha Special Campers won’t have to choose, since both camps will be transformed by Camp Simcha’s famous program staff. read full story
When the snow clears in Glen Spey, and the leaves on trees begin to bud, the Camp Simcha season begins with a rush of activity. Cottages and buildings are cleaned, stocks of supplies are laid for the summer months, and the lawns are reseeded for the summer. read full story
Restaurateur and caterer Levana Kirschenbaum, renowned for her healthy and delicious meal offerings, found herself at a loss when her husband Maurice was in treatment for cancer. His appetite was depressed, and the gourmand was unable to eat. When his physician suggested a commercial meal supplement, Levana looked at the ingredients and felt sick herself. She entered her kitchen and got busy.
It´s hard to believe, but this is the 10th time I have led this trip. I think I have finally run out of adjectives to properly describe what this trip means for the 14 teenagers and the moms and dads who join them.
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Four recent events highlighted the strength and support of Chai Lifeline throughout the world.
The Midwest region celebrated the 18th Hartman Family Foundation Wish at the Wall Israel excursion and the ongoing work of the region at Chai for Chai. read full story
From the moment you wake up until the time you rest your head upon your pillow at night, your day is filled with the responsibilities of caring for your sick kid (or sick children!), and their brothers and sisters. Treatment, therapy, medical appointments, or school issues, not to mention the day to day necessities of taking care of a home and making a living. As you haul that last load of laundry up the stairs or fall into bed at night, you find yourself wondering, “When is it time for ME?”
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