Mild temperatures in the 50s over the weekend contributed to one of the largest Toys for Tots annual motorcycle parade in the past several years.
CHICAGO (CBS) — The Salvation Army is moving with the times this holiday season, and you might say that in some places, it’s not your father’s Salvation Army. As WBBM Newsradio’s Bernie Tafoya reports, this […]
An outpouring of public donations has paid for the cremation of a homeless Vietnam-era veteran who was killed in downtown Elgin.
Gov. Pat Quinn wants Illinoisans to remember the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks by giving a helping hand to military families.
Garbage that was exposed to an open flame is being blamed for an extra-alarm fire that ripped through two apartment buildings in Boystown over the weekend, but it remains unclear whether it was an accident or arson.
The Indiana State Fair has created a fund accepting donations to benefit the families of the people died and the more than 40 other people who were injured.
The June 30 hailstorm that destroyed a portion of the Garfield Park Conservatory has prompted a fundraising drive to sustain the institution until insurance kicks in.
The June 30 hailstorm that destroyed a portion of the Garfield Park Conservatory has prompted a fundraising drive, because insurance will not cover the devastation until an assessment is finished.
The City of Chicago wants you to help U.S. troops abroad keep in touch with their families.
A young man with a plan will be headed Wednesday with two truckloads of goods for those in need in Joplin, Mo., which has been devastated by tornadoes.
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.
The Lincoln Park Zoo is warning that its popular Wednesday and Friday Story Time will be canceled next month unless funding is found fast.
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.
Chicago area donations to the The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign are down 13 percent over last year.