Making a Difference
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 »

Sunday, Aug 9, 2015 at 1:26 PM
Chicago to Host ITU World Triathlon and Charity Event

Chicago to Host ITU World Triathlon and Charity Event

The ITU World Triathlon Grand Final comes to Grant Park in September and will make a difference in the community by partnering with several charities. Watch »

Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015 at 10:52 AM
Inspiring Profiles: Easter Seals Metropolitan Chicago

Inspiring Profiles: Easter Seals Metropolitan Chicago

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Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015 at 10:57 AM
Inspiring Profiles: Heart of a Marine Foundation

Inspiring Profiles: Heart of a Marine Foundation

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Wednesday, Aug 5, 2015 at 7:57 PM

Singer Records Song for Girl Awaiting Heart Transplant

Ireland Larson is only 7 years old, but in the fight of her life. The brave young Minnesota native is eagerly awaiting a heart transplant, but on Tuesday afternoon Ireland met a singer who had a special gift for... Read »

Monday, Aug 31, 2015 at 11:21 AM
Helping America's Runaway, Homeless and At-Risk Youth

Helping America's Runaway, Homeless and At-Risk Youth

A South Loop resident is being honored as volunteer of the year at the National Runaway Safeline. NBC Chicago’s LeeAnn Trotter has more. Watch »

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 »

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