Over 1000 parents and children joined Chai4ever for an action-packed Pesach Chol Hamoed Family Fun Day on Monday, April 22nd, at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey. The day was an opportunity for families, all of whom have a parent with a life-threatening medical diagnosis, to get together in an environment where they are made to feel comfortable and ordinary despite their pain, medical limitations and challenges.
“Our family has not had a day of fun together since my diagnosis. We are so appreciative to Chai4ever for making this possible. My children
The Blessing of Chai4ever
By Nina Glick | December 27, 2018
Life is full of surprises. One of the worst surprises that families can face is a parent’s life-threatening medical diagnosis. Chai4ever, the only organization of its kind, is there to alleviate the strain that families are forced to deal with in these critical situations. As families struggle with decisions that need to be made regarding treatments, protocol, doctors and hospitals, Chai4ever relieves the stress of child care, financial burdens, psychological effects on family members, meals, transportation, housekeeping and more. Chai4ever partners with school, synagogues and
Chanukah Charity Gala to Benefit Children With Seriously Ill Parents
Comedian Elon Gold will perform on Saturday, December 8, at Chai4ever’s Chanukah gala at West Side Institutional (120 W 76th St, New York, NY). The event will begin at 8 p.m. with a sushi bar sponsored by Konata/West Side Wok, appetizers sponsored by Park East Kosher, wine sponsored by Herzog Wine Cellars, and music from Stephanie Kurtzman and Gadi Bodinger. Elon Gold will perform at 10 p.m. The dress code is cocktail attire and dietary laws will be observed.
Tickets can be purchased at chai4ever.org/gala.
JULY 31, 2018
Game time temp – 77 degrees. Holy moly – at this rate, I’ll need my parka for Hartford!
These two teams play in the Advanced A Carolina League. The Winston-Salem Dash have long been affiliated with the White Sox and the Carolina Mudcats (Zebulon, N.C.) are now with the Brewers. It was a good game, but the skill level was not up to AA standards.
For me, the coolest aspect of the evening was that the Dash is (are?) managed by former Mariner and All Star shortstop, Omar Vizquel. And there he is, coaching
By Julie Roberts | February 08, 2018
I lay in the intensive care unit (ICU) pondering the latest devastating news and yet another autoimmune diagnosis. I have been mostly homebound now for 14 years. My son’s innocence was lost early on as he watched me struggling to breathe or to take a step over the years. There is so much uncertainty about how I will raise and coach my son to college and into adulthood and about my health and further disabilities in coming years. I am blessed with many organizations and resources in my