In The News


I-shine offers innovative after-school support to children living with illness, loss
Through a generous grant from the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles, Chai Lifeline West Coast is pleased to announce i-Shine, Chai Lifeline’s after-school program, to the Los Angeles area. ...
Beads of Courage
Just like medals, ribbons and certificates, many ancient and modern-day cultures use beads to show bravery and accomplishment. And who is braver than a child battling cancer? Chai Lifeline West Coast ...
Meet Danielle
Ewing´s Sarcoma, a rare tumor typically found in bones, is a horrible cancer that robs children of their carefree attitudes and shatters their dreams.

In the fall of 2012, Danielle was ...
Meet Daniel
Like all college students, Daniel started his junior year filled with dreams for the next four years. He couldn’t envision that cancer would change them all. But just a few short months later, his ...
Cecile Dalfen a"h Friends ‘N Fun Weekend
Twenty West Coast children and teens whose lives have been upended by serious illness spent an extraordinary weekend together courtesy of the Cecile Dalfen a”h Friends ‘n Fun. They were joined by ...
Beauty Day
Our annual Beauty Day at Tipperary put smiles on the faces and polish on the nails of 38 West Coast kids and sibs. The girls were primped and pampered from head to toe (or rather, from head to ...
Seasons of Respite
Have you ever felt like you needed a day off from the stress of life?

For mothers of sick children, a day off is a dream they postpone not because of lack of will, but often for lack of ...
Team Lifeline Las Vegas
The scene: Lake Tahoe, on the border of California and Nevada. Five West Coast riders joined with 45 other Team Lifeline members to take part in The Most Beautiful Bike Ride in America in one of the ...
Meet Sarah...
Most kids "outgrow" the magic of Disney by 11 or 12 years old. The magic isn´t quite as magical; the fun not as funny anymore. At 16 years old, Sarah had passed that magical stage so ...
Color Me Mine
With a meticulous eye for color, Jessica focused on the ceramic bowl she was painting at our Color Me Mine ceramics party. Of course, Phyllis Steinberg, who sponsors this annual event together with ...
Legacy of Hope Gala: A Star-Studded Night To Remember
Celebrating 13 years of bringing smiles and joy to seriously ill children and their families, the West Coast region of Chai Lifeline held its Legacy of Hope Gala on January 16. Fabulous lighting ...