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On Air With Chai

On Air With Chai

By Chai Lifeline Canada

Chai Lifeline Canada is a non-profit organization that provides support to children and families who are facing life-threatening and chronic illness. When a child is born with or develops a serious illness, every member of the family and every aspect of every day is impacted. While medical teams at the hospital are focused on the immediate health of an ill baby, child or teenager, Chai Lifeline Canada's team is dedicated to the wellbeing of the patient, their siblings, and their parents.

All of Chai Lifeline Canada's 25 year-round programs and services - from a dedicated Case Manager to the
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Episode 5: ON AIR WITH CHAI ft Amanda Kauffman

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Episode 6: ON AIR WITH CHAIR ft Dr. Ronald Cohn
Episode 6: ON AIR WITH CHAIR ft Dr. Ronald Cohn
Dr. Ronald Cohn went from not being interested in science in high school, to becoming the CEO of SickKids Hospital in Toronto. In this episode of On Air with Chai, we talk with Dr. Cohn about the trials and tribulations of running one of the largest children's hospitals in North America. He discusses what it was like from his perspective during the pandemic and shares that he continues to see patients in the hospital and genetic research at his lab.
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December 01, 2022
Episode 5: ON AIR WITH CHAI ft Amanda Kauffman
Episode 5: ON AIR WITH CHAI ft Amanda Kauffman
Amanda Kauffman’s dream of becoming Canada’s World Junior Figure Skating champion was put on hold with a diagnosis of Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma when she was 17 years-old. She applied the drive and discipline from skating to her treatment and recovery - working toward her number one goal of getting back on the ice. With the love and support of her family, teammates, and coaches she did just that - competing with her team at the World Championships in Croatia. Check out the latest podcast episode of On Air with Chai, featuring the strength, inspiration and triumph of Amanda Kauffman.
43:37
November 17, 2022
Episode 4: ON AIR WITH CHAI ft. Moshe Turk
Episode 4: ON AIR WITH CHAI ft. Moshe Turk
Join us as we speak with Moshe Turke, who opened the Chai Lifeline Mid-West office in Chicago at the young age of 20 in 1995. He also co-create Team Lifeline where the team started off as 24 runners and raised $150,000 in 2006 and have grown the team to 200+ runners and raising $3.5million currently. 
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November 03, 2022
Episode 3: ON AIR WITH CHAI Ft. Asaph Benun
Episode 3: ON AIR WITH CHAI Ft. Asaph Benun
Asaph talks to us about his son Gabriel's diagnosis of cancer. He goes into great detail about how they got through the hardest of times as a family, their response to the treatment plan and even as far as creating a treatment plan that may have very well saved his son. We hope that you gain insight, hope, inspiration and strength from this incredible story. 
01:05:17
October 20, 2022
Episode 2: ON AIR WITH CHAI Ft. Rabbi Simcha Scholar CEO of Chai Lifeline Part 2
Episode 2: ON AIR WITH CHAI Ft. Rabbi Simcha Scholar CEO of Chai Lifeline Part 2
In part 2 of our conversation, we continue the discussion of the importance of Case Managers. We dive into the realm of fundraising, and the importance of Chai Lifeline in times of crisis.  Enjoy Part 2 
54:25
September 19, 2022
Episode 1: ON AIR WITH CHAI Ft. Rabbi Simcha Scholar CEO of Chai Lifeline Part 1
Episode 1: ON AIR WITH CHAI Ft. Rabbi Simcha Scholar CEO of Chai Lifeline Part 1
Starting a business from scratch is no easy feat, starting a charity from scratch is even harder. Relying on the generosity of others in order to be able to provide programs and services for Chai Lifeline families, takes a lot of hard work. When you have such an incredibly worthy cause such as helping children who are either terminally or chronically ill, the generosity of others comes pouring in. On our inaugural episode, we speak with Rabbi Simcha Scholar the founder and CEO of Chai Lifeline. We discuss where the idea of Chai Lifeline came from, its initial roots in Camp Simcha and expanding into Case Management. This is Part 1 of a 2 part conversation.
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September 19, 2022
Meet Chai’s Newest Case Manager, Yossi Turpin
Meet Chai’s Newest Case Manager, Yossi Turpin
Chai Lifeline Canada offers a myriad of services and programs to children and families living with illness. Case management, one of our services, is one-on-one personal support by a trained professional who is there to offer support to families in all areas. We’re lucky to have a wonderful case management team, with each member excelling in different areas. Our newest addition to the team, Yossi Turpin, is no different and is building relationships and making meaningful impacts after only a few months.
04:32
May 24, 2022
On Air with Chai Podcast
On Air with Chai Podcast
Learn about Chai Lifeline and the families that we help every day.
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May 02, 2022
Revitalizing Chai Lifeline Canada’s Volunteer Department
Revitalizing Chai Lifeline Canada’s Volunteer Department
In 2021, we initiated an Annual Campaign to help raise the necessary funds to revitalize five areas of Chai Lifeline Canada. Thanks to the generosity of our community, we successfully raised enough to begin this process, starting with our Volunteer Department. Our volunteer department ensures that every member of every Chai Lifeline Canada family is supported.
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April 25, 2022
Chai Lifeline - Returning to Normal
Chai Lifeline - Returning to Normal
Navigating the endemic: tools to promote children's wellness as they reintegrate into a new world. Chai lifeline Canada is bringing together a panel of experts who work with children, teens, and parents in the fields of Mental health, Wellness and Medicine. This is an opportunity for families struggling to find balance with the ever-changing restrictions to answer pressing questions and gain valuable insight and knowledge. 
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April 14, 2022