The Illinois State Bar Association is raising money for food banks around the state – aimed at helping hundreds of thousands of people.
Hundreds of students at a Little Village school had big smiles on their faces on Thursday, after they all received a brand new winter coat.
Mrs. Daley, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2002, died last November.
A pair of 5-year old best friends who both suffer from spina bifida are seeing their dreams come true, and will be heading to Disney World, thanks to a foundation that helps children with chronic illness or physical disabilities.
Officials will cut the ribbon on Tuesday for a new 15-story Ronald McDonald House in Streeterville, the largest of its kind.
The Shedd Aquarium has adopted a beach near the aquarium for Earth Day, and will help remove trash and debris from the sand for the next several months.
An organization in Hammond, Ind., called “We Care From The Heart,” is looking for volunteers to “adopt” seniors and disabled people, to help improve their quality of life.
It’s time once again for people all across the Chicago area to help raise money for childhood cancer research by shaving their heads for St. Baldrick’s.
Jeff Castelaz, co-founder of Dangerbird Records, started an online blog when his 4-year-old son Pablo Thrailkill Castelaz was diagnosed with bilateral Wilms Tumor, a rare form of childhood cancer. Butch Walker and the Black Widows and several other artists performed at a recent benefit for Pablove, the charity named in Pablo’s memory.
The Jane Addams Hull House Association, one of the oldest and most famous social service organizations in Chicago, will shut down in a couple of months.
Several dozen people celebrated New Year’s Day on Sunday by taking a dip in Lake Michigan to help raise money for charity.
The CTA employee’s union says management is skewing statistics when it comes to sick days that workers take. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Monday marks the start of a weeklong event, celebrating Chicago’s growing fashion industry.
WESTMONT, Ill. (WBBM) – The gift of an iPad for a special needs girl from Westmont is prompting her big sister’s cheerleading team to “pay it forward,” and help other special children. All the inspiration […]
Some West Side ministers were giving away $5,000 in free gas Saturday morning.
Bring what you don’t want, and take home what you need – for free. That’s the spirit behind an event Saturday called “Collection Day” at a church in Des Plaines.
This year, to mark the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, President Barack Obama is encouraging Americans to volunteer or do something good for their community in a national day of service. For several years now on that date, thousands of Chicagoans have been doing just that.
Some Chicago high school students returned home Friday from a spring break trip to New Orleans, where they painted houses, hung drywall and installed insulation in homes being rebuilt nearly six years after Hurricane Katrina.
Over the last few days, the phones have been ringing non-stop at the North Side office of the Japanese American Service Committee, as the organization collects money for the relief effort in Japan.
Paczkis are a guilty pleasure for many Chicagoans just ahead of Ash Wednesday. But nine teams took it a step farther — battling it out Saturday in a paczki-eating contest for charity in Evanston.