There’s always plenty to do in the city, but sometimes you’ve got to balance what’s important. Are you hitting the gym and playing sports enough? Are you seeing your friends enough? Are you expanding your artistic and culinary horizons? Take a break from yourself and go support those in need through one of these excellent Chicagoland charitable organizations.
An Antioch church has received so many gifts to replace the ones stolen in a theft last week — it may be able to help out another local charity struggle to meet its growing demand.
About 200 people clad in little more than bikinis, Speedos and running shoes ran from Division Street, down Rush Street and back up Michigan Avenue Saturday — all in the name of diabetes research.
A former Woodridge police officer has been caught, after being charged with pocketing $30,000 intended for the families of officers killed in the line of duty and going on the run for several months.
Among the 45,000 runners in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Sunday will be 10,000 people who are running for charity.
City Inspector General Joe Ferguson said Tuesday that former Mayor Richard M. Daley’s administration forced several firms that received city development subsidies to direct a portion of their own funds to charities, including one run by the ex-mayor’s wife, Maggie.
A former high-ranking city official who lost his job when Mayor Richard M. Daley decided not to run again has found another position.
The NFL gave $1 million in grants to charities belonging to nearly 90 current and former NFL players.
Donations are pouring into Japan as it copes with the aftermath of a devastating earthquake, tsunami and now a nuclear crisis.
The Salvation Army is having a hard time keeping up with demand in Chicago and elsewhere.
Sonations to charitable organizations are up slightly. But other factors may mean a worsening situation for those in need.
It’s a hallmark of the holiday season: giving to charity. Donations are down and requests are up; even among people who never expect to need a helping hand. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez introduces us to one of them.
A cafeteria worker at Advocate Trinity Hospital on Chicago’s South Side spent a year saving her money, and today she gave it away – in the form of gifts to needy children at the hospital.
The local charitable organization Kidz Korna is hoping for generosity from others to help it replace a van used to deliver Christmas gifts to needy kids.
When holiday shoppers hit the stores Black Friday, so did a couple of grinches. Evanston police are investigating two Black Friday thefts, including one in which two suspects took money from a charity box in the northern suburb.
A study by Indiana University finds that when it comes to charitable contributions, women are more generous than men.