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‘Middle aged men in lycra’ completes the London-Paris bike ride, raising over £7,000 for Chai

Chai Physiotherapist, Graham Silas and friends, Jonny Goldberg, Gideon Kay and Richard Stephens (AKA ‘Middle aged men in lycra’), embarked on a valiant and daring challenge, cycling 350km from the Houses of Parliament in London to the Eiffel Tower in Paris. The epic bike ride took place over three gruelling days from Sunday the 31st Jul...

Jenson Blankstone raises £35 for Chai

10 year old Jenson Blankstone organised a charity table sale in his drive way to raise funds for Chai Cancer Care’s vital services.

Dancing With Louise proudly presents ‘From Showbiz to Shabbos’

'From Showbiz to Shabbos’ brought together over 150 of the best female talent in the community for this musical extravaganza.

‘Come Dine With Me’ in aid of Chai raises over £900

On Friday 8th July, over 40 people enjoyed an innovative dining experience, taking part in ‘Come Dine With Me’ inspired Shabbat dinners raising over £900 for Chai Cancer Care.  The event, organised by the Chai Five Committee, was generously hosted by Shoshy Lerner, Lauren Rosettenstein, Richard Lewis, Aviva Braunold, Rebecca ...

Talia Robeson Hair-cut in aid of Chai

On Sunday 3rd July, Talia Robeson cut her hair in aid of Chai. Her selfless act raised an incredible £3,708, far exceeding her initial target of £350. 

Chai ‘Circle of Light’ Manchester Dinner raises £275,000

Chai Cancer Care, the Jewish Community’s Cancer Support Organisation raised £275,000 at its ‘Circle of Light’ Manchester Dinner on Tuesday 28th June at the Hilton Hotel, Deansgate. The room, gloriously lit in Chai’s purple light, was full to capacity with an incredibly warm atmosphere, as 470 guests raised the much nee...

Luna Gale in aid of Chai raises £3,287

The Arts Depot Theatre in North Finchley was full to capacity for Over a production of Rebecca Gilman’s, Luna Gale on the 26th and 27th of June at the Arts Depot Theatre in North Finchley. The play, produced and directed by Sophie Mazin and starring, Abigail Hoyland, Jason Taitz, Anton Eriera, Baruch Wiesenberg, Gabrielle Rossano, Fredi Lorie...
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Maccabi GB Fun Runners dust off their running shoes raising over £12,500 for Chai

Over 180 people took on the Maccabi GB Community Fun Run in aid of Chai Cancer Care on Sunday 19th June at Allianz Park.  The event, which has raised over £12,500 so far for Chai, was a huge success again this year with over 2,500 runners taking part to support and raise money for their chosen charities. 

‘Chai’s Plateful of Love – Cooking for Friends’ has the recipe for fundraising!

On Friday 27th May Claire Cantor, and her ‘Cookbook Team’, Jemma Harrison, Louise Gluckstein, Nikki Epstein and Tamar Lehmann launched ‘Chai’s Plateful of Love – Cooking for Friends’. The cookbook, sponsored by The Lehmann Charitable Trust was dedicated to the memory of Colin Lehmann who passed away in February 2...
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Glasgow Girls in London host Charity Bridge Lunch at Chai

On Wednesday 11th May, Chai’s flagship centre in Hendon was full to capacity with over 70 avid bridge players enjoying a day of Bridge. The event, hosted by the ‘Glasgow Girls in London’ committee - Louise Kramer, Linda Reich, Linda Goldberg, Louise Naftalin, Lynda Rapport, Barbara Kay and Frances Bloom, has so far raised an impre...