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Making a Difference

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 11:33 PM CDT

Pizza For Patriots Sends Taste of Home to Troops Over Seas

Pizza For Patriots Sends Taste of Home to Troops Over Seas

A Chicago organization is sending a special taste of home this Fourth of July holiday to U.S. troops overseas. The program is called Pizzas for Patriots and it's thanks in part to a popular Chicago restaurant....

Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 03:28 PM CDT

Inspiring Profiles: Governors State University

Inspiring Profiles: Governors State University

President of Governors State University, Elaine Maimon, talks about the importance of college education, along with the positive impact on families and the community.

Sunday, Jun 18, 2017 at 01:54 PM CDT

Greater Chicago Food Depository Works to End Hunger

Greater Chicago Food Depository Works to End Hunger

Greater Chicago Food Depository Vice President of Community Impact Nicole Robinson tells NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter about how the organization is making a difference in the fight to end hunger in Cook County.

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 at 11:34 PM CDT

Doctor Uses Festivals to Educate Communities on Diabetes

Doctor Uses Festivals to Educate Communities on Diabetes

Since 1985, Dr. Valdes has been educating people on how to deal with diabetes, and how to avoid losing limbs because of the disease. NBC 5’s LeeAnn Trotter explains how the doctor uses festivals as the...

Thursday, Jun 15, 2017 at 04:50 PM CDT

Filmmaker Will Use Film to Shine Light on Domestic Violence

Filmmaker Will Use Film to Shine Light on Domestic Violence

She has a string of hit TV shows to her credit, and now location master extraordinaire Natasha Parker is turning her attention to a new endeavor, as she looks to use the power of film to help shed light on...

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