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    2 Days of your life to support kids with cancer and other illnesses
    180 miles through Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York
    430 Kidsget the summer of a lifetime at Camp SImcha
    5000 Families served by
    Chai Lifeline each year
    Funds raised to date: $2,907,551.42
    1. Team SYclist
    2. Team Meridian
    3. Team Lakewood
    4. Team Canada
    5. Team RothCo

    100K Club

    1. Ralph Herzka
      13 donors
    2. Moey Shabot
      70 donors
    3. Zacharia Waxler
      5 donors

    Triple Chai Club

    1. Abie Maleh
      18 donors
    2. Avi Nachum
      59 donors

    Double Chai Club

    1. Efraim Steif
      17 donors
    2. Shalom Stein
      12 donors
    3. Avi Iczkovits
      6 donors
    4. Yisroel Berkowitz
      105 donors
    5. Eli Marder
      30 donors
    6. Paul Gilbert
      7 donors
    7. Allan Lieberman
      6 donors
    8. Morris Tabush
      96 donors

    Chai Club

    1. Jack Dweck
      166 donors
    2. Jack Augenstein
      14 donors
    3. Steve Lubin
      21 donors
    4. Mordy Husarsky
      17 donors
    5. Mendy Braun
      39 donors
    6. Robert Paige
      1 donors
    7. Warren Roll
      1 donors
    8. Naftali Moskowitz
      77 donors
    9. Joe Wassertheil
      15 donors
    10. Rubin Bendelstein
      10 donors
    11. Yossi Rotberg
      147 donors
    12. Hillel Jaffa
      14 donors
    13. Alan Shamah
      3 donors
    14. Mayer Chemtob
      55 donors
    15. Michael Kamali
      84 donors
    16. Abe Hirsch
      3 donors
    17. Chaim Grunsfeld
      120 donors
    18. Shuly Vorhand
      14 donors
    19. Gary Kaufman
      37 donors

    10K Club

    1. Isaac Zafir
      3 donors
    2. Reuven Moskowitz
      4 donors
    3. Etai Lahav
      118 donors
    4. Michael Harbater
      67 donors
    5. David Ebrani
      11 donors
    6. Barry Aranoff
      95 donors
    7. Mendy Haas
      3 donors
    8. Avrom Horenstein
      28 donors
    9. Elie Edalati
      14 donors
    10. Lee Moss
      21 donors
    11. Jonathan Zelinger
      13 donors
    12. Avery Stok
      47 donors
    13. Neil Kupferman
      45 donors
    14. Tzvi Fleischmann
      31 donors
    15. Yaakov Trainer
      66 donors
    16. Mark (Volvie) Greenberger
      83 donors
    17. Ezriel Frankel
      56 donors
    18. Robert Scharf
      32 donors
    19. Zac Gindi
      26 donors
    20. Robert (Shmuel) Goldstein
      12 donors
    21. Robert Spitz
      55 donors
    22. Lawrence Pahuskin
      21 donors
    23. Yaakov Brafman
      19 donors
    24. Sruli Klein
      5 donors
    25. Dov Kerner
      15 donors
    26. Shimon Surkis
      51 donors
    27. Jeremie Lederer
      33 donors
    28. Morris Doueck
      1 donors
    29. Matthew Kest
      22 donors
    30. Jay Eisenstadt
      1 donors
    31. Natan Weingarten
      5 donors
    1. 2016$6.9 million
    2. 2015$5.9 million
    3. 2014$4.2 million
    4. 2013$2.8 million
    5. 2012$1.8 million

    honorary riding partners

    Baila Age: 12

    Baila's parents describe her as happy and always positive. This intrepid fifth-grader is determined that illness and disability will not stop her. Her future plans include getting married, having a large family, and becoming a teacher.
    Arianna Age: 11

    She's a singer, dancer, daughter, sister, baker, songwriter and full-time inspiration to everyone who knows her. She can't decide whether to be a doctor or a dance instructor (or both!) when she grows up.
    Peri Age: 16

    Peri was born with nemaline rod myopathy, the Eastern European form of muscular dystrophy. She needs both a wheelchair and respirator, but Peri still keeps up with her peers. She's a dancer, an artist, and an enthusiastic Camp Simcha Special camper. She can't decide between psychology, law, or children's advocacy as a career, but she is determined to make the world a better place.
    Mikayla Age: 10

    When Mikayla was diagnosed with cancer this summer, one of her first stops after starting treatment was Camp Simcha. She is currently in treatment. When asked about her dreams, Mikyla said, "She wants her cancer to be gone for good - and she wants world peace!"
    Anny Age: 15

    Anny's brain tumors robbed her of her sight, but not of her determination to develop her talents. For her Bat Mitzvah, she recorded a CD of her own songs to raise money for Chai Lifeline. This year she started in the music program at Frisch High School in New Jersey. She plans to become a professional singer, songwriter and actress.
    Age: 13

    Daniel traveled from South Africa to attend Camp Simcha after he was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Now in the 7th grade, Daniel loves listening to music, assembling fantastic and complex Lego sets, and creating art. His dream job would integrate all these interests: he wants to design computer games.
    Chana Age: 11

    Chana was born with epilepsy, and seizures have been part of her life since she was four. She is determined to enjoy life, and had the summer of a lifetime at Camp Simcha Special this year.
    Samara Age: 11

    Samara is a 11 yr old from NJ who lost her leg from Rhabdomyosarcoma. She loves, princesses, dancing, writing stories, and reading. She loves spending time with her counselors throughout the year, and them seeing them again at Camp Simcha.
    Yehuda Age: 9

    Yehuda is a loving, smart and creative 9 year old boy. He enjoys learning Torah, acting out Star Wars scenes and spending time with his family and friends. Yehuda wants to be a Rabbi when he grows up.
    Sarah Age: 13

    Sarah Naomi is the world's biggest Minion fan. If she could choose to be a minion when she grows up, she would. She loves art, family, and egg rolls. She hope to be a home designer some day. Two years ago, on the first night of Chanukah, Sarah Naomi's wish came true - she received a new heart through a miraculous heart transplant. Since that time, Chai Lifeline and Camp Simcha have become a strong part of her life. The opportunity to go to Camp Simcha makes her smile ear-to-ear.
    Henny Age: 16

    Hi my name is Henny.
    I was born with a rare skin condition known as dermatosparaxis. My skin is extremely fragile and soft. Growing up always needing to be careful, refraining from many activities, getting countless bruises and always needing stitches was just a part of life. A life I got used to over time. At camp I met many friends who were like me. Read More
    Although our diagnosis's differ in truth we are very much the same. There I met girls who also sat on the side by gym, who also had to be careful, and knew what it was like to be in the hospital. I have been blessed to attend camp for the past twelve years. But it wasn't until last year when I saw the power of the enormous support group I have collected over the years. In December of 2015 I got diagnosed with an autoimmune disease called ulcerative colitis. It attacks me and pretty much affects every moment of my day to day life. Both diseases continue to aggravate each other on a daily basis causing them both to be extremely complicated. Chai lifeline is an organization unlike any other. It's not just two blissful weeks every summer. It's not Just special food brought to the hospital. It's not just the visits. It's the volunteers who get you through the year and make camp the special place it is. It's the shabbatons, events and retreats for the whole entire family. It's that bond that you share with girls who understand as you sit around in the bunkhouse comparing side effects And your funniest hospital stories. It's the friends that will last you a lifetime. It's that beat in my heart that won't stop beating.
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