Making a Difference
Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014 at 9:04 PM
CPD Enforcers Making a Difference

CPD Enforcers Making a Difference

Find out how a group of Chicago Police officers are making a difference as part of CPD Enforcers football team. Get tickets to their home opener against Cleveland today at St. Rita High School by clicking the... Watch »

Wednesday, Apr 9, 2014 at 10:20 AM

"Chicago PD" Star Helps Save Stray Dogs

Sophia Bush plays a tough-as-nails detective on "Chicago PD." But in real life, she has a soft spot for helping save stray animals. LeeAnn Trotter reports. Watch »

Sunday, Apr 6, 2014 at 4:45 PM
Cubs Charities Works to Improve Struggling Chicago Schools

Cubs Charities Works to Improve Struggling Chicago Schools

The Chicago Cubs are Making A Difference off the field through Cubs Charities. To celebrate Wrigley Field's 100th birthday, Cubs Charities is giving back to the community through it's 100 Gifts of Service... Watch »

Friday, Mar 28, 2014 at 10:37 AM
Widower Compelled to Donate Wife's Clothes

Widower Compelled to Donate Wife's Clothes

Since his wife, Jan Strube Fleming, passed away nearly a year ago, Tim Fleming has wondered what to do with her clothes. He said he found the answer in NBC Chicago's Women's History Month Clothing Drive. Watch »

Thursday, Mar 27, 2014 at 2:32 PM
Former Gang Member Now Saving At-Risk Kids

Former Gang Member Now Saving At-Risk Kids

Patrick Sabaitis was a street gang recruiter for the Latin Kings in Northwest Indiana. He has dramatically turned his life around and is now Making A Difference by saving at-risk teens from following the... Watch »

Thursday, Mar 27, 2014 at 1:33 AM

"Hiring Our Heroes" Job Fair

Hundreds of veterans show up looking for a job. Leeann Trotter reports. Watch »

Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014 at 4:58 PM
Hiring our Heroes Helps Veterans Find Jobs

Hiring our Heroes Helps Veterans Find Jobs

NBC5 helps veterans and their spouses find jobs with the nationwide program called "Hiring our Heroes." LeeAnn Trotter reports Watch »

Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014 at 1:30 PM
Making  a Difference: Pastor John Hannah

Making a Difference: Pastor John Hannah

Pastor John Hannah's church is located in the sometimes turbulent Grand Crossing neighborhood. Hannah works with educators and community groups to make sure the neighborhood knows about a presence of good. Check... Watch »

Thursday, Mar 20, 2014 at 4:54 PM
Surgeon Inspires Next Generation of Doctors

Surgeon Inspires Next Generation of Doctors

Dr. Courtney Hollowell encourages young students to Make A Difference and become tomorrow's doctors. His mission has garnered national media attention. NBC 5's Christian Farr reports. Watch »

Monday, Mar 17, 2014 at 11:42 PM
Company Makes Coffee With A Purpose

Company Makes Coffee With A Purpose

Aspire, a non-profit that helps children and adults with developmental disabilities, has partnered with Metropolis Coffee Company to make coffee that Makes a Difference. Aspire CoffeeWorks can be bought online... Watch »

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