Making a Difference

Making a Difference

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 06:52 PM CDT

Students Surprise Sick Classmate With Band Concert

Students Surprise Sick Classmate With Band Concert

Dozens of suburban students surprise a sick classmate with an impromptu concert. LeeAnn Trotter reports.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 07:54 PM CDT

Non-Profit Uses Grant Money to Help Latina Entrepreneurs

Non-Profit Uses Grant Money to Help Latina Entrepreneurs

Each year the NBC Universal Foundation awards grants to non-profits making a difference. LeeAnn Trotter shows how one agency is using its grant money to help Latina entrepreneurs.

Monday, May 16, 2016 at 07:33 PM CDT

Colorblind Art Teacher Sees Color for 1st Time Thanks to Students

Colorblind Art Teacher Sees Color for 1st Time Thanks to Students

Gregory Chapman is known not just for being a beloved suburban Chicago art teacher, but also for his signature colorful paintings – most of which he could never truly see.

Sunday, May 15, 2016 at 08:30 PM CDT

Local Businessmen Help Students Grow

Local Businessmen Help Students Grow

For the fourth year in a row, mentors from Project Gentlemen helped shape high school graduates with everything from their style, to their careers, and even life advice.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 06:11 PM CDT

Inspiring a New Generation of Journalists

Inspiring a New Generation of Journalists

A journalism professor goes the extra mile by taking students to Flint, Michigan to cover the city's water crisis. He is inspiring a new generation of journalists through youth activism and environmental...

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 07:17 PM CDT

Chicago Bar Makes Huge Financial Commitment to Local School

Chicago Bar Makes Huge Financial Commitment to Local School

A North Side bar is making a difference with a huge financial commitment for a local elementary school. In fact, a recent Sunday night dinner brought in a major donation to the school.

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