Making a Difference
Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016 at 7:37 PM
Inspiring Profiles: The K.L.E.O. Center

Inspiring Profiles: The K.L.E.O. Center

Torrey Barrett shares a personal family tragedy that inspired the launch of "The K.L.E.O. Center." Learn how the foundation is building a safe haven for families in our community. Watch »

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016 at 7:44 PM
Inspiring Profiles: Greater Chicago Food Depository

Inspiring Profiles: Greater Chicago Food Depository

Amy and Chef Carmela from the "Greater Chicago Food Depository" talk about how the organization is fighting hunger and providing job training in our community. Watch »

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016 at 7:29 PM
Inspiring Profiles: I Am A Gentleman

Inspiring Profiles: I Am A Gentleman

Jermaine Anderson launched the "I Am A Gentleman" organization to teach young minority men how to dress for success and build their confidence. Watch »

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016 at 7:35 PM
Inspiring Profiles: Chinatown Chamber Of Commerce

Inspiring Profiles: Chinatown Chamber Of Commerce

Chinatown has grown immensely over the years. Chicago native Sharyne Tu tells us how "Chinatown Chamber of Commerce" has been a part of that success. Watch »

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016 at 7:45 PM
Inspiring Profiles: Gads Hill

Inspiring Profiles: Gads Hill

Marco De La Rosa from "Gads Hill" talks about how the organization helps kids have a more optimistic outlook on their futures. Watch »

Sunday, Jan 24, 2016 at 10:41 PM
The Legacy Project

The Legacy Project

NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter sits down with Victor Salvo of The Legacy Project to discuss how the organization is preserving the history of the LGBTQ Community, and the latest installation of the Legacy Wall going up... Watch »

Sunday, Jan 24, 2016 at 10:39 PM
Chicagoans Donate Water to Flint

Chicagoans Donate Water to Flint

Three different Chicago organizations have joined forces to help residents in Flint, Michigan, amid their water crisis. Watch »

Sunday, Jan 24, 2016 at 7:45 PM
Impacting Lives One Pair of Glasses at a Time

Impacting Lives One Pair of Glasses at a Time

Thanks to a partnership between Rush University Medical Center and Dean Optical. A special program, 141 Eyewear, is providing the gift of sight to kids. NBC5's LeeAnn Trotter shows how a pair of glasses has the... Watch »

Sunday, Jan 24, 2016 at 10:44 PM
Chicago Police Play Basketball Game With Students

Chicago Police Play Basketball Game With Students

Chicago Police are making a difference by sparking a positive relationship with the community with a game of basketball with students. Watch »

Sunday, Jan 17, 2016 at 11:20 AM
Making A Difference: Push Excel

Making A Difference: Push Excel

NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter sits down with Rev. Jeannette Wilson to discuss Push Excel, a program first started by Rev. Jesse Jackson as a way to challenge young people to push for excellence. Watch »

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