Making a Difference
Monday, Aug 31, 2015 at 10:59 AM
Providing Bilingual Programs Focusing on Careers, Health and Education

Providing Bilingual Programs Focusing on Careers, Health and Education

NBC 5's Art Norman is joined by Harriet Sadauskas of the Association House of Chicago to discuss how they are helping to meet the needs of the West Town and Humboldt Park community. Watch »

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015 at 11:04 PM
Salvation Army Expands Outreach In Humboldt Park

Salvation Army Expands Outreach In Humboldt Park

The Salvation Army will be opening a brand new facility in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood. NBC 5's Art Norman reports on how this facility will change lives. Watch »

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015 at 11:47 AM
A Chicago Family's Dedication To Fund Cancer Research

A Chicago Family's Dedication To Fund Cancer Research

When a Chicago mom learned her son had leukemia she decided to channel her energy into something positive: raising money for cancer research. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter has this Watch »

Sunday, Aug 23, 2015 at 4:00 PM
Midnight Circus Brings Entertainment to Chicago Communities

Midnight Circus Brings Entertainment to Chicago Communities

Midnight Circus brings entertainment to Chicago's neighborhoods as well as raises money for park improvement. Watch »

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015 at 1:35 AM
Teens Learn Filmmaking From the Professionals

Teens Learn Filmmaking From the Professionals

The Chicago-based production company Fresh Films is making a difference for teens by offering them real world filmmaking experience – and it’s all free. NBC 5’s LeeAnn Trotter reports. Watch »

Sunday, Aug 16, 2015 at 12:32 PM
Veterans Come to Chicago to Participate in Valor Games

Veterans Come to Chicago to Participate in Valor Games

The Valor Games Midwest brings veterans and service members with physical and visual disabilities to the playing field. NBC's Anthony Ponce reports. Watch »

Sunday, Aug 16, 2015 at 12:27 PM
Business Center Helps Women to Economic Independence

Business Center Helps Women to Economic Independence

Emilia DiMenco, the president and CEO of the Women's Business Development Center, visited NBC Chicago to discuss an upcoming conference to help women achieve economic independence. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter... Watch »

Friday, Aug 14, 2015 at 5:21 PM
Inaugural Job Fair Preparing Chicago Youth for Future Employment

Inaugural Job Fair Preparing Chicago Youth for Future Employment

Dozens of businesses gathered Thursday to make a difference in the lives of Chicago youth at the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative’s job fair. NBC 5's Dick Johnson reports. Watch »

Monday, Aug 31, 2015 at 1:01 PM
The Healing Power of Pets

The Healing Power of Pets

Animal assisted therapy is a popular tool used to help improve hospital patient’s lives. For more than 20 years, Lurie Children's Hospital has relied on therapy dogs with great success, and on Wednesday the... Watch »

Monday, Aug 10, 2015 at 6:25 PM
Local Production Focuses on Chicago's Hunger Issues

Local Production Focuses on Chicago's Hunger Issues

"Feast" is an Albany Park Theater Project production playing at the Goodman Theater. The show draws upon real life stories with food issues in Chicago told by actors in the eighth through twelfth... Watch »

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