When a child is seriously ill, a parent will do just about anything to make him or her happy. One children’s charity teamed up with United Airlines this weekend in Chicago to help several parents of seriously ill kids very happy.
It’s that time of year when many companies host holiday parties. Some people might be headed to one right now, but in Downers Grove, one company is foregoing a party and doing something more in the spirit of giving.
Students at a Southwest Side high school have been putting their lessons into practice, as they work to provide Thanksgiving meals to 300 senior citizens on Tuesday.
A Chicago fourth grader called the press to his South Side school on Friday to announce a toy drive to benefit kids who were victims of the flooding in Colorado and the tornadoes in Oklahoma.
Even though 64-year-old Jim Proffitt has been feeding the homeless since 1989, he said it’s not his occupation.
Hundreds of people were gathering Friday for the start of the final Susan G. Komen 3-Day breast cancer walk in the Chicago area.
The owner of a car repair garage in the Edison Park neighborhood has seen a program called “Wheels To Prosper” – which gives cars to deserving people – grow from a couple garages to 25 across the country.
A Vietnam War veteran from Montana has been walking across the country, and made his way to the Chicago area this week, in an effort to raise funds to help support wounded and disabled soldiers and their families.
An Englewood man who served in the Air Force during the Vietnam and Korean wars said he’s overwhelmed by the generosity of volunteers who recently fixed up his house.
Thousands of men, women and children walked to end hunger in our community during the Greater Chicago Food Depository’s 28th Annual Hunger Walk.
A non-profit organization has begun shipping 700 computers to needy students in Mexico and the Dominican Republic
All over the Chicago area today, police officers are spending some time on top of Dunkin’ Donuts shops. It’s part of an annual push to get you to donate to Special Olympics.
A Chicago area businesswoman is proving all it takes to make a difference is a big heart. She’s helped hundreds of women start their lives over again in the U.S., after they were victims of human trafficking halfway around the world.
Pastor Trudy Griffins showed off the basement where all of Emmanuel Faith Food Pantry’s food was stored, until flood waters soaked the basement and everything in it.
A Texas teenager who’s battling cancer lived her dream this week when she was able to perform with some of the musicians in the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
Some people in Chicago started the New Year with a lavish dinner at a famous Chicago steakhouse, but they weren’t ordinary diners. Many are homeless, some battling drug addiction or mental illness.
It has been an annual tradition for White, who at one time was on the other end of the receiving line.
A daylong memorial for the 6,600 Americans killed in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan was scheduled for 9:11 a.m. Friday at the plaza outside the Thompson Center.
Students at Richard J. Daley Elementary Academy, in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side, will get an early Christmas present from Santa on Thursday.