A Community of Hope
Chai Lifeline Midwest’s 2021 Campaign
When a child is diagnosed with a serious illness, the entire family feels the pain.
For more than 26 years, Chai Lifeline Midwest has been there to help families cope with the challenges they face, providing critical emotional, social, and financial support. These families are our neighbors. They need our help. We need yours.
Chai Lifeline Midwest offers more than two-dozen year-round programs and services, including case management and counseling, emergency financial assistance, home and hospital respite, transportation to medical appointments, insurance advocacy, big brothers and sisters, i-Shine afterschool programming, recreational activities and family retreats, peer support groups, Hartman Family Foundation Wish at the Wall journey to Israel for teens, Camp Simcha and Camp Simcha Special medically supervised summer programs for children with life-threatening and lifelong illnesses, as well as the newly-launched Chicago-based Camp Simcha Without Borders, and more.
Confronting pediatric illness can be a terrifying and lonely journey. Doing so during a global pandemic makes that journey even more challenging. Sadly, more and more families in the Midwest require our help and are turning to Chai Lifeline. Please help us continue to expand to meet the growing need in our community and provide local families with support and hope.