Indiana Boy Selling His Favorite Popcorn To Raise Money For Grandfather's Heart TransplantOwen Holmes, a 9-year-old boy from northern Indiana, is selling popcorn from his favorite shop to raise money for his grandfather, who is waiting for a heart transplant.
Oak Lawn Students Raising Money To Finish Building Hospital In Bolivia; 'It Goes All Back To Helping The Other Man'Six students at Oak Lawn Community High School have raised nearly $20,000 to help finish building a hospital in a struggling corner of Bolivia.
Indianapolis' Kurt Vonnegut Museum Seeks $1.5M For New HomeVonnegut was born in Indianapolis. He died in 2007, at age 84.
Fundraiser Held For Officers Struck And Killed By Train"It just shows the tightness of this city when a tragedy like this occurs."
Chicago-Area VFW Post To Stay Open After Flood Of DonationsThe post surpassed an online fundraising goal of $25,000 and has received checks from across the U.S. and help from area VFWs.
House Of Blues Benefit Concert For 12-Year-Old Hit By CarA 20-year-old man, driving on a suspended license, hit Jameson Foreman as he left Percy Julian Middle School in August.
Dine Out This Month To Support Breast Cancer Research In ChicagoThe Lynn Sage Foundation’s “In Good Taste” campaign regularly raises more than $100,000 to fund breast cancer research in Chicago.
YMCA Camp Independence Helps Kids With Spina BifidaOn Saturday night, an annual gala is being thrown to raise money for the program so the YMCA won't have to turn away any kids who are in need.
Fundraiser On Friday For Puerto Rican Artists Affected By Hurricane MariaAll proceeds from a concert billed as a "benefit for Chicago Hurricane Aid for Puerto Rican Arts" will be hosted by Miguel Zenón and Spektral Quartet.
Bruce Springsteen, Seth Meyers Headline Veterans FundraiserThe event produced by the New York Comedy Festival is the brainchild of festival founders Caroline Hirsch, Andrew Fox and ABC News correspondent Bob Woodruff, who was nearly killed during a 2006 attack in Iraq while embedded with U.S. troops.
Judge Orders NJ Couple To Hand Over Money They Raised For Homeless ManThe couple originally began a GoFundMe to help Johnny Bobbit, a homeless man, after he shared his last $20 to help Katie McClure, who was stranded in Philadelphia.
John Kasich To Skip GOP Fundraiser Headlined By TrumpKasich, a 2016 presidential contender, skipped the 2016 Republican National Convention held in Cleveland and refused to vote for Trump.
Fundraiser For Fallen CFD Diver's FundHis comrades are going to compete in a cook-off at 1:00 Sunday afternoon at Cinespace Studios on Chicago's West Side.
Deadline To Sign Up For Chiditarod ApproachesThe deadline to sign up for one of the more unusual charitable events in the Chicago-area is Tuesday.
Justice Fire House Holds Fundraiser For Critically Injured FirefighterFamily, friends, and fellow firefighters are banding together to help a southwest suburban firefighter who was critically injured while fighting a fire last month.