Dr. Jonathan Yahav (Credit: Chicago Smile Center)

Chicago Dentist Offering Free Care For Needy For Christmas

For one day each year, Dr. Jonathan Yahav of the Chicago Smile Center opens his office to those who otherwise wouldn’t be able to get even the most basic dental care.

WBBM Newsradio–12/21/2012

The Salvation Army creed is seen on a bell ringer's pole in front of a Kmart store December 2, 2004 in Chicago, Illinois. Several major national retailers have banned Salvation Army bell ringers, including Target stores. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

In The Western Suburbs, Salvation Army Helps Jobless Construction Worker

WBBM Newsradio’s John Cody talks with an unemployed construction worker who has received assistance over the years from the St. Charles Salvation Army Community Center.


Benedictine University in west suburban Lisle (Credit: CBS)

Benedictine Offering Free Tuition To Long-Term Unemployed

In these days of high unemployment, a suburban university is giving the jobless a second chance. CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports on the college that’s giving free tuition to the long-term unemployed.

CBS 2–09/20/2011

Unemployment Line

Program Provides Unemployed With Today’s Job-Seeking Skills

The ongoing economic slowdown has forced people into the job market who last wrote up a resume on a typewriter. A program at the Harper College Schaumburg campus is working to provide them with today’s job-seeking skills.

WBBM Newsradio–09/09/2011

Lake Michigan (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

EPA To Hire Unemployed For Great Lakes Cleanup Projects

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to spend $6 million to hire the unemployed for Great Lakes cleanup projects.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2011

Empty Classroom

Benedictine University Offering Free Education To The Unemployed

Adults who have been struggling to find a job may now be able to return to college – free of charge.

WBBM Newsradio–06/17/2011

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UPDATE: 25th Annual Call-In Offers Help For Unemployed

A Chicago employment firm once again pairs job-search coaches with the jobless — free of charge.