Making a Difference
Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 10:42 PM
Student With MS Finds New Life Through Exercise

Student With MS Finds New Life Through Exercise

A student with multiple sclerosis at a north suburban high school found new life through exercise with the help of the school's specialized rehabilitation program. NBC 5's Byron Miranda reports. Watch »

Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 2:56 PM
Battling Crohn's Disease

Battling Crohn's Disease

Nicole Miller, a parent of a child with Crohn's Disease, explains the impact of the disease and how the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation supports her family. She also shares details on Chicago-area walks coming... Watch »

Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 2:41 PM
Little Girl Runs

Little Girl Runs 'Lemon-Aid' Stand for Nepal

Five-year-old Chicago girl Antara, who was adopted from Nepal, rallied her Kindergarten friends to host a lemonade stand, called "Lemon-Aid," to benefit Nepal. The group raised more than $1,000! Watch »

Friday, May 15, 2015 at 8:42 PM
Suburban Student With MS Dreams to Walk for Graduation

Suburban Student With MS Dreams to Walk for Graduation

Everyday heroes at Rolling Meadows High School are making a difference in the life of a young man whose dream is to one day walk again. NBC Chicago's Byron Miranda reports. Watch »

Sunday, May 10, 2015 at 12:27 PM
Job Training for Those Who Want to Work

Job Training for Those Who Want to Work

Job training can make all the difference in quality of life. Representatives from the National Latino Education Institute talk about how they offer training that can help you change your life. Watch »

Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 5:35 PM
About the #GoAskYourMother Campaign

About the #GoAskYourMother Campaign

A new project aims to stress the importance of talking openly about cancer in the family. NBC Chicago's LeeAnn Trotter reports. Watch »

Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 6:29 PM
Racing for the Cure

Racing for the Cure

Stephanie Chang with the Susan G. Komen Race organization talks about this year's upcoming Mother's Day Race For the Cure, and the continued fight against breast cancer. Watch »

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 at 6:19 PM
Empowering the Disabled Through Employment

Empowering the Disabled Through Employment

The Anixter Center is one of the largest non-profits in the Chicago area. Their mission is to help children and adults with disabilities in every way possible. NBC 5's Art Norman reports. Watch »

Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015 at 6:25 PM
Helping Children With Autism

Helping Children With Autism

The Community House helps children with autism lead better lives. Art Norman talks with the executive director of the organization, Jenifer Fabian, and the mother of a child who uses their services. Watch »

Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015 at 4:02 PM
Terminally Ill Girl Gets Wish Realized

Terminally Ill Girl Gets Wish Realized

The Owen Scholastic Academy, on the Southwest Side of Chicago, helped grant the wish of one of their kindergartners. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter reports. Watch »

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