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Hadiya Pendleton (Supplied to CBS)

“Hadiya’s Promise” Seeks To Be A Voice For Change

Nearly a year and a half after her tragic murder, Hadiya Pendleton’s parents have launched a national non-profit in her name, with the goal of saving other children.

06/13/2014

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Chicago Ridge Cops Working With Non-Profit To Give Funeral For Abandoned Baby

Strangers have been coming together to provide a funeral for a newborn baby boy, whose body was found inside a cooler at a suburban recycling plant last week.

WBBM Newsradio–05/09/2013

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Local NAACP Leader Wants Group’s Non-Profit Status Revoked

A leader in the NAACP is pushing back against a mindset that if you’re black you vote for Democrats.

12/13/2012

Year Up

Non-Profit Seeks To Lead Disconnected Adults Into IT Careers

A national non-profit focused on closing the opportunity divide has set up a branch in Chicago.

WBBM Newsradio–09/29/2012

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Family Guide To Thanksgiving Volunteering

Consider volunteering your time at one of many places that help those in need during the holidays. There are a variety of tasks you could do from cooking, serving food, preparing care packages, driving, and even just visiting…

11/18/2011

Photo Of $20 And $10 Bills. (AP Photo)

Human Service Organizations Hit Hard By State’s Financial Woes

In another example of the impact of Illinois’ financial problems, nearly nine out of 10 nonprofit human service organizations say they have been affected by spending cuts and delayed payments.

CBS Chicago–10/24/2011