Preparing For The Thanksgiving Day ParadeGiant five-story inflatable balloons will take over the parade route, much to the delight of thousands of children who can't get enough of the larger-than-life cartoon characters floating through the Loop.
Volunteers Digitize, Preserve Collection Of Field MuseumHandwritten labels attached to decades-old specimens, some written in Latin, can hold the key to centuries' worth of data scientists can use.
Supplies For Hurricane Victims Being Collected In Chicago HeightsIf you want to donate, you can drop supplies off Saturday at Esmark Steel at 2500 Euclid Avenue.
Thousands Participate In Chicago River Cleanup"As water quality improves and work is done on land restoration, more and more people are coming to appreciate this natural treasure.”
Red Cross Busy Assisting With Multiple Fires Across ChicagoVolunteers with the Red Cross in the Chicago area have assisted displaced people at more than a dozen fires over the past few days.
Salvation Army Offers Disaster Relief Training Classes For Hurricane VolunteersThe Salvation Army announced Thursday its Chicagoland location is offering volunteer Emergency Disaster Training (EDS) for anyone interested in helping critical relief efforts for Hurricane Harvey in Texas and potentially Hurricane Irma in Florida.
How To Help The Victims Of Hurricane HarveyHere are some ways that you can assist victims of the storm.
Volunteers On The Lookout For Purple MartinsThe beautiful birds prefer small apartment houses like the ones that have been set up around Montrose Harbor. WBBM's Steve Miller reports.
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.