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Sunday, Mar 12, 2017 at 09:48 PM CDT

Charlie’s Gift Autism Center Supports Families

Charlie’s Gift Autism Center Supports Families

Dr. Aimee Koerner-Frank, of Charlie’s Gift Autism Center, tells NBC 5's Michelle Relerford about how the organization is making a difference in the lives of children and families impacted by autism, mental health issues and related disorders.

Sunday, Mar 5, 2017 at 07:06 PM CST

Girl Celebrates 6th Birthday by Helping the Homeless

Girl Celebrates 6th Birthday by Helping the Homeless

Armani Crews decided that instead of a traditional birthday party, she wanted to celebrate turning six by feeding the homeless. Her mom Artesha asked family and friends to donate hot food items and care packets of toiletries, then on Sunday afternoon, they gathered in Chicago's East Garfield Park neighborhood to help make Armani's birthday wish come true. 

Sunday, Mar 5, 2017 at 06:42 PM CST

Thousands of Chicagoans, Celebrities Take the Polar Plunge

Thousands of Chicagoans, Celebrities Take the Polar Plunge

Thousands of people jumped into Lake Michigan for the Chicago Polar Plunge on Sunday morning, braving the frigid waters for a good cause.

Sunday, Mar 5, 2017 at 05:21 PM CST

Photos: Chicago Polar Plunge Makes a Splash

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Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017 at 05:54 PM CST

Chicago Police Memorial Foundation Takes Care of Its Own

Chicago Police Memorial Foundation Takes Care of Its Own

Denise Domagala talks to NBC 5's Art Norman about the work the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation does to help the families of police officers who were killed or wounded in the line of duty. 

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