Chicago-Based Back 2 School Launches Holiday DriveChicago-based Back 2 School Illinois is launching its first every holiday drive.
Illinois Teachers Can Now Claim Personally-Bought Supplies On Income Tax ReturnsStarting this year, teachers in Illinois can get state tax credit for the school supplies they buy with their own money and bring in to the classroom.
West Suburban Volunteers Getting School Supplies To Harvey VictimsHowser, the city of Aurora and District 204 Schools collected 120,000 supplies which volunteers organized into kits. They'll go on city trucks and sent to Houston.
Chicago Singer Back Home To Hand Out Free School Supplies On "Hatch Day"Hundreds of students lined up Monday at the Salvation Army Kroc Center to get free school supplies, backpacks and health checkups as part of the annual Hatch Day in honor of Jennifer Hudson's nephew Julian.
Swap Circle For Chicago Area Teachers To Provide Surplus School SuppliesInstead of having to dip into their own wallets, teachers can stock up on donated school supplies thanks to a new non-profit.
Charity Giving Out School Supply Kits For Needy StudentsBack 2 School Illinois was distributing nearly 14,000 of its signature school supply kits Wednesday morning at Broadway Armory Park.
Free School Supply Kits Offered To Chicago Children In NeedBack 2 School Illinois hosted 450 children from across the Chicago Tuesday and gave them free school supply kits.
City Tickets Dozens Of Stores For Back-To-School Sale ViolationsYou probably just finished your back-to-school shopping. Did you get overcharged or buy outdated merchandise? City inspectors did when they checked dozens of stores recently.
Jennifer Hudson Gives Away School Supplies To Chicago KidsOscar and Grammy-winning Chicagoan Jennifer Hudson was in her hometown today to give away school supplies to thousands of school kids, reports WBBM’s Brandis Friedman.
Boys & Girls Club Donates Backpacks Filled With School Supplies To Chicago Kids Some Chicago kids can skip the back to school shopping, thanks to generous donations, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
DIY School Supplies Just In Time For Back To SchoolJazzing up school supplies is a fun project for you and your kids before the school year starts. Stir up their artistic natures and create some one-of-a-kind gear together!
Parents Prepare For First Day Of School, Hoping To Avoid StrikeTuesday is the first day of school for many Chicago kids, and that means Monday was the day for last-minute school shopping, but parents were also looking ahead to a possible teachers strike starting in one week.