Chai Lifeline

Chai Lifeline
Program Name: 
i-Shine
Grant Year: 
2015
Grant Type: 
Cutting Edge
Grant Amount: 
$200,000
Interest Area: 
Vulnerable Populations
Grant Purpose: 

i-Shine is an after-school program that provides support, mentorship, Jewish experiences, and friendship to  hundreds of children whose lives have been disrupted by the illness or death of a parent or sibling.

Description: 

Founded in 1987, Chai Lifeline is the international health support organization whose emotional, social, and financial support enables ill children, families, and communities to cope with the crises and daily challenges of serious pediatric illness.

Grant Quote: 

"Thanks to the generous support of The Foundation, children impacted by illness receive the camaraderie, attention and support they need to thrive. At i-Shine, the center of attention is on the kids."
-Randi Grossman, MPH, West Coast Regional Director, Chai Lifeline