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People look through a Franklin Park home for free items. (Credit: Brian Ragnall)

Man Gives Away House Full Of Possessions In Franklin Park

People who saw an ad on Craigslist thought it was too good to be true: A house full of possessions, free for the taking. But it was true and about fifty people showed up this morning a cleared the place out, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

11/30/2013

Connie Rogers and her daughter check out the PT Cruiser she was given through the "Wheels To Prosper" program, which provides restored used cars to deserving people. (Credit: YouTube)

Group Gives Away Car To Mother Of Autistic Girl

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.

08/01/2013

Salvation Army bell-ringer

Even Affluent Suburbs Harbor People Who Need Salvation Army Assistance

The Salvation Community Center in Norridge provides after-school activities for young people, other resources for people struggling financially as well as worship services.

12/14/2012

Gas Station

Evanston Shell Station Gives Away Gas For An Hour And A Half

For an hour and a half Wednesday morning, traffic was jam-packed at a Shell station in Evanston, where they were giving away gas for free.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2012

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Toyota Offers Chance To Win Free Car

Toyota is offering charities a chance to win a free car.

WBBM Newsradio–03/14/2012

Church Gives Away Fares For CTA Green Line Riders

There was a surprise this morning for commuters at the California Avenue Green Line station on the city’s West Side.

WBBM Newsradio–07/01/2011