Making a Difference | NBC Chicago
Making a Difference
Saturday, Feb 17, 2018 at 4:48 PM
South Shore Runway After School Program Raises Awareness

South Shore Runway After School Program Raises Awareness

South Shore International College Preparatory High School is due for their spring charity show and students are already rehearsing their runway moves. The school is known to host fashion shows that... Watch »

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018 at 12:22 AM
Snow City Arts Introduces Kids to Fresh Perspectives

Snow City Arts Introduces Kids to Fresh Perspectives

For some kids, a change of perspective can mean everything. One group in Chicago is helping make a difference for children by introducing them to the arts. Here's NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz. Watch »

Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018 at 6:58 PM

Children's Play Helps Promote Diversity, Discussion

A new play at the Chicago Children’s Theatre is making a difference by helping to promote diversity. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018 at 6:54 PM
Play Helps Promote Diversity

Play Helps Promote Diversity

A new play at the Chicago Children's Theatre is helping to promote diversity. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter has the story. Watch »

Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018 at 5:11 PM
Collection Coming Up to Help Homeless With Needed Items

Collection Coming Up to Help Homeless With Needed Items

A special collection is coming up to help the homeless with much needed items. NBC 5's Michelle Relerford has more.  Watch »

Friday, Feb 2, 2018 at 10:41 PM
Englewood Day Care Gets New Space

Englewood Day Care Gets New Space

Generous donors are helping an Englewood day care operator to open a brand new space to help children. NBC 5’s LeeAnn Trotter has her story. Watch »

Friday, Feb 2, 2018 at 7:36 PM
Meals on Wheels Critical During Winter Months

Meals on Wheels Critical During Winter Months

A family owned company has provided warm meals to seniors and other homebound residents across the Chicago area for nearly 30 years. NBC 5's Christian Farr has more on how their visits are especially welcomed in... Watch »

Friday, Feb 2, 2018 at 7:00 PM

Hospital Worker Raises Heart Health Awareness

More than one in three women has some form of cardiovascular disease, and as the nation marks “American Heart Month,” one hospital staffer is using her knitting needles to raise awareness. Read »

Monday, Jan 29, 2018 at 12:54 PM
North Lawndale Employment Network Helps Chicagoans With Jobs

North Lawndale Employment Network Helps Chicagoans With Jobs

Executive Director of the North Lawndale Employment Network Brenda Palms Barber tells NBC 5’s Michelle Relerford about how the organization helps Chicago residents through employment initiatives,... Watch »

Friday, Jan 26, 2018 at 6:40 PM
Bulls Player Surprises Kids at South Side Charity

Bulls Player Surprises Kids at South Side Charity

A Chicago Bulls player is hoping to Make a Difference for youth on the city's South Side, as he visited kids at a Salvation Army location in Englewood. NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz has the details.  Watch »

About
Some news is good news. Plenty of civic minded Chicagoans make positive change in this city of big shoulders. NBCChicago aims to highlight these individuals; the folks who face down uncertainty, rise to the challenge and help others to Make a Difference.