Making a Difference
Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014 at 6:24 PM
Young Artist Overcomes Learning Disability

Young Artist Overcomes Learning Disability

A city art organization joins forces with the CTA to help a young artist take some bold strokes despite a learning disability. Andrew Hall is creating artwork that will be displayed in the CTA’s 47th street Red... Watch »

Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 5:57 PM
Law Enforcement Officers Play Football For Charity

Law Enforcement Officers Play Football For Charity

The Chicago Enforcers are guys who are sworn to serve and protect but they also strap on the pads to Make A Difference for a higher cause. NBC 5's Art Norman reports. Watch »

Tuesday, Jun 3, 2014 at 10:59 AM
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By LeeAnn Trotter

These Greenbriar Third Grade Students Started Making Bracelets for a Cancer...

When a third grade teacher found a jar of money in her classroom, she never imagined what it would be for. Read »

Thursday, Mar 6, 2014 at 12:31 PM
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By Allison Rosati

County Program Aims to Save At-Risk Runaways

Nearly 300 at-risk kids have been recovered in the first 18 months of a county program aimed at keeping young runaways out of danger and away from a life of crime, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart says. Read »

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