Remembering Arnold Kohn

December 3, 2020

With great sorrow, CHAI marks the passing of our respected and beloved friend, Arnold K. Kohn, a member of CHAI’s family for 25 years. Arnold holds a special place in the hearts of so many at CHAI and the Myerberg Center, having served with distinction on the Boards of both agencies. Through his work with CHAI, he enabled us to... Read More

Fallstaff Rebuilds with Help from Community

December 3, 2020

CHAI has been working closely with The City of Baltimore, Councilman Isaac “Yitzy” Schleifer’s office and community partners including CASA de Maryland, Empowerment Temple and Trauma Advocacy Group to support residents affected by the August 2020 Labyrinth Road gas explosion. CHAI continues to connect community members to funds generously raised by The Associated to support... Read More

The Myerberg Shines on WMAR

November 21, 2020

On Friday, October 22, WMAR News featured a segment on how The Edward A. Myerberg Center is helping seniors in the digital age through its innovative Virtual Center. The story showcased Myerberg member, Harriet Udell, describing how the Myerberg’s live programming helps her connect to others from the comfort and safety of her home. In March, the Myerberg pivoted from a physical... Read More

Addressing Food Insecurity in the Observant Community

November 21, 2020

Each Thursday, CHAI staff and volunteers distribute a total of 400 boxes of shelf-stable groceries and fresh produce to community members who are experiencing food insecurity. Now, through a generous donation from The Associated: Jewish Federation of Baltimore, CHAI is able to provide an additional 50 boxes of kosher shelf-stable groceries to help meet the... Read More

CHAI Welcomes Stephanie Davis

November 13, 2020

CHAI’s Homeownership team works to sustain thriving neighborhoods in northwest Baltimore through homebuyer education and counseling. CHAI also works to keep the community strong by assisting current homeowners at risk of mortgage default through foreclosure prevention counseling. In response to the growing need for homeownership services, CHAI has brought on Stephanie Davis as Housing Counseling Program Manager... Read More

Good Neighbor Day in a Box

November 6, 2020

CHAI is committed to helping older adult community members maintain their independence at home. So, every year, before the onset of winter, CHAI hosts Good Neighbor Day, an opportunity for staff and volunteers to help local seniors winterize their homes and yards. This year, with the well-being of our staff and older neighbors in mind,... Read More

CHAI Partners with New Management Company

October 26, 2020

As of October 1, CHAI officially began working with a new management company, Humphrey Management, whose model of respect, responsibility, and accountability is a perfect match for our family and senior living communities. HumphreyManagement has hit the ground running, working with the onsite teams to ensure smooth operations, a positive living environment, and of course, COVID safety. CHAI’s Weinberg Senior Living communities... Read More

NNC Member Wins First Place in Community Writing Contest

October 8, 2020

NNC Member Wins First Place in Community Writing Contest In honor of its centennial, The Associated partnered with the Baltimore Jewish Times to host a writing contest to capture the historical perspective of 2020. Contest entrants from various age groups reflected on the importance of community during this challenging time. Eileen Creeger, a member of Northwest Neighbors Connecting and the Edward A. Myerberg... Read More

Start of a Successful School Year

October 5, 2020

In anticipation of a profoundly different school year, CHAI began convening principals from the 10 public schools it serves, to give the principals an opportunity to exchange ideas and resources. CHAI also has been working with individual principals to identify and address the needs of their schools, families, and students, linking schools to partnerships to... Read More

CHAI Welcomes in a Sweet New Year

October 2, 2020

For the past several months, CHAI’s Mobile Food Pantry has been delivering food and dry goods to older adults in our community. In the most recent deliveries, CHAI treated recipients to dried apples and honey in honor of Rosh Hashanah, along with a note wishing them a sweet new year. The members of CHAI’s Warm... Read More