Coal City Organizing Volunteers For Tornado Cleanup EffortWith lots of cleanup ahead in Coal City, after Monday night’s tornado, a special volunteer effort has been planned for Friday.
With Most Volunteers Gone, Fairdale Still Needs Help Recovering From TornadoThis weekend marks one month since a deadly tornado devastated the small town of Fairdale, and while cleanup efforts continue, most volunteers who showed up in the wake of the storm have moved on.
Celebrities Help Young Volunteers Mark "We Day" In IllinoisWe Day is part of a global movement rooted in activism, charity, and social change. It features marketers, entrepreneurs, and some of Chicago’s most famous recording artists.
Best Outdoor Summer Volunteer OpportunitiesGive back to your community while having fun when you volunteer with these outdoor volunteer opportunities.
South Side Pastor Seeking 5,000 Volunteers For Anti-Violence InitiativeA South Side pastor has been assembling an army of volunteers to take to the streets and build relationships with those intent on violence, in a new initiative to cut down on violent crime.
Volunteers Help Refurbish Home Of Injured MarineA U.S. Marine whose career was cut short by a traumatic brain injury was getting his Stickney home refurbished by volunteers to make it more comfortable and accessible.
Fingerprinting Now Required For Chicago School VolunteersA new rule from Chicago Public School district administrators could mean headaches for volunteers.
Volunteers Busy Preparing Thanksgiving Meals For Tornado VictimsIn the last nine days, residents of downstate Washington have faced challenges they never imagined, in the wake of a devastating tornado.
Volunteers Give Landscaping Makeover To Woman Who Maintains Veterans' MemorialA Crest Hill woman who 25 years ago knocked on doors and gathered names for what would become the town’s veterans' memorial is receiving a thank you today.
American Cancer Society Seeking Volunteers For New StudyThe American Cancer Society wants you! It’s looking for 300,000 volunteers between the ages of 30 and 65, and who are cancer-free, to enroll in a 20-year study that seeks to answer the question, “what causes cancer?”
Volunteers Rehab Englewood Veteran's HomeAn Englewood man who served in the Air Force during the Vietnam and Korean wars said he’s overwhelmed by the generosity of volunteers who recently fixed up his house.
City To Hire 600 Workers For Safe Passage Routes After School ClosingsCity and Chicago Public Schools officials said Friday they’re working with police and parents to designate hot spots where safety is an issue and there could be trouble as kids go to new schools next fall.