Making a Difference
Sunday, Jul 26, 2015 at 11:22 AM
Roseland Hospital Helps Women Detect Breast Cancer Earlier

Roseland Hospital Helps Women Detect Breast Cancer Earlier

For today's "Making a Difference" report, Yvonne Parson, a breast cancer survivor, and Rhonda Perdue, a breast health educator, talk to Art Norman about their initiative at Roseland Community Hospital to reduce... Watch »

Wednesday, Jul 22, 2015 at 1:04 PM
Chinese American Service League Trains Workers for Food Service Industry

Chinese American Service League Trains Workers for Food Service Industry

In 1978 the Chinese American Service League was started in Chicago to help bridge the gap in services for Chinese American immigrants. Today, their reach has expanded to include all who need their... Watch »

Sunday, Jul 19, 2015 at 12:17 PM
Arise Chicago Helps Fight Wage Theft

Arise Chicago Helps Fight Wage Theft

An organization called Arise Chicago is making a difference by fighting wage theft. Watch »

Friday, Jul 17, 2015 at 7:48 PM
Agency Holds Community Baby Shower for Low-Income Mothers

Agency Holds Community Baby Shower for Low-Income Mothers

Aunt Martha's Health Center in the south suburbs held a community baby shower for low-income mothers-to-be, supplying them with gifts and necessities for their babies. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter reports. Watch »

Monday, Jul 20, 2015 at 1:02 AM
Providing Chicago's Youth the Opportunity to Achieve Their Goals

Providing Chicago's Youth the Opportunity to Achieve Their Goals

Chicago Youth Centers is a non-profit that has been helping inner city children for the last 59 years fufill their potential. NBC 5's Byron Miranda reports. Watch »

Thursday, Jul 16, 2015 at 10:53 AM
Chicago Cops Making a Difference Through Baseball

Chicago Cops Making a Difference Through Baseball

The Englewood community is Making a Difference by combating violence with a cherished pastime: baseball. NBC Chicago's Dick Johnson shares their story. Watch »

Monday, Jul 20, 2015 at 8:50 AM
Grassroots Organization's Unique Plan To Stop The Violence On The Streets

Grassroots Organization's Unique Plan To Stop The Violence On The Streets

Target Area Development Corporation is a grassroots social justice organization that is trying to achieve peace on the streets in two of Chicago's toughest neighborhoods. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter r... Watch »

Saturday, Jul 11, 2015 at 10:12 AM
Helping Out Food Pantry Clients With Healthy Recipes

Helping Out Food Pantry Clients With Healthy Recipes

Together We Cope,a prevention agency in Tinley Park, presented the culinary students at Robert Morris University with a Food Pantry Challenge, to come up with recipes only using the items that the... Watch »

Tuesday, Jul 7, 2015 at 6:46 PM
Achieving Peace Through Art

Achieving Peace Through Art

In our continuing series Making A Difference: Aim for Peace, NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter introduces us to an artist who gifted Spike Lee with artwork that illustrates the face of violence. Watch »

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 at 8:46 PM
Volunteers Help Homeless Vets Get Back on Their Feet

Volunteers Help Homeless Vets Get Back on Their Feet

In this Making a Difference story, local volunteers are coming together to help homeless veterans get back on their feet. NBC Chicago’s LeeAnn Trotter has the story. Watch »

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