As I approach my Bar Mitzvah year, I am learning what it means to be a good person who can make a difference in the world. On Sunday December 11th, together with my Bar Mitzvah club, I will be leading the Jump for Chai event in support of the children of Chai Lifeline Canada. I am really excited to be planning and running this 'kids helping kids' event where in addition to the activities I will do, I will be able to choose how the money I raise will be used to benefit a child or family.
When a child is born or diagnosed with a serious illness, the entire family is affected. Families literally can be torn apart as one parent moves into the hospital to be with the sick child. Siblings, already worried about a brother's, sister's or parent's health, suffer greatly when their daily routines are disrupted. Chai Lifeline Canada steps in, offering whatever is needed, bringing light, laughter and happiness into the darkest times.
This organization does incredible work and provides support to children who are battling serious illnesses. I am very fortunate that I will be able to choose how a family will benefit from the funds I raise. In helping me reach my fundraising goals, you are also helping to support the Chai Warriors and their families.
At Chai Lifeline Canada we are passionately devoted to alleviating the burden of those facing medical challenges. From the moment of diagnosis, through the arduous months and years, in good times and bad, Canadian families have discovered that Chai Lifeline Canada is a friend for life.