Chicago's Largest Homeless Shelter Took In About 800 People Tuesday During Night Of Deadly ColdAs temperatures plunged to dangerous wind chills Tuesday night in Chicago, a man in a wheelchair pulled up to the doors of Pacific Garden Mission, a homeless shelter that was already filled well beyond capacity with people seeking comfort from the deadly elements of the night.
Volunteers Shovel For City Seniors As Part Of "My Block, My Hood, My City" ProgramVolunteers from throughout the city joined a shoveling brigade on Friday, helping clear walks and driveways for seniors on the city’s South Side.
Chicago Cubs Pitcher Lends A Hand At Lakeview Elementary SchoolCubs pitcher Jake Arrieta joined 25 other volunteers from the Cubs front office and City Year Chicago to paint the auditorium and make banners ahead of graduation at Friedrich L. Jahn Elementary.
Volunteer At Food Giveaway Remembers Lean Thanksgivings: 'I See Me'Patricia Smith helps give groceries away at the Paul Hall Community Center. She knows what it's like to need food around the holidays. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
Wanted: Volunteer Drivers To Take Cancer Patients To TreatmentDemand for the service is large in Cook County because of the large population. WBBM's Lisa Fielding reports.
5 Ways To Give Back To Our Military Heroes On Memorial DaySpend some time giving back to our military heroes this Memorial Day. Here are five great ways to honor a vet today.
Teaching Our Children To Be Thankful And Give Back All Year LongKeep the spirit of Thanksgiving running all year long. Here are some ideas to get your children to be appreciative any time of the year.
Best Ways To Spend Thanksgiving Morning With The FamilySetting the table can wait, here are some of the best activities your family can enjoy on Thanksgiving morning.
How To Volunteer On Your Next VacationTake time out of your upcoming vacation to help others who area in need.
Five Fun Activities To Get The Family OutdoorsMake this a summer to remember for the whole family with these five ways to bring everyone together while enjoying the warmer weather.
Best Places To Make Holiday Gift Donations In ChicagoChicago is abundant in luxury shops and fun winter festivals but it is also packed with those in need this holiday season. Take this opportunity to find a way to help others through a holiday gift donation.
Chicago Marathon PreviewThe Bank of America Chicago Marathon is in its 35th year and is expecting 45,000 participants from all over the world. Join in the excitement by getting involved at this year's event.
Anonymous Donor Gives $25K To 'Toys For Tots' After TheftAn anonymous donor helped save Christmas for the local Toys for Tots charity on Tuesday, after news a former volunteer embezzled $25,000 and left Christmas in jeopardy for many disadvantaged children.
Family Guide To Thanksgiving VolunteeringConsider 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...
Making A Scene: Family Guide To The Lill Street Art CenterThe Lill Street Art Center offers amazing kids classes, fun-themed kid’s camps, family drop-in workshops and adult classes in seven different departments: ceramics, metalsmithing & jewelry, painting & drawing, printmaking, textiles, glass, and digital arts & photography. So why not visit?