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Thursday, Apr 18, 2019 at 5:50 PM
Dentists Aim to Make Local Kids Smile

Dentists Aim to Make Local Kids Smile

A trio of dentists are making sure that every smile counts, as they make it their mission to help kids who might not have access to dental care. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci has the story.  Watch »

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019 at 7:00 PM
Wellness House Looks to Expand Its Impact

Wellness House Looks to Expand Its Impact

 For nearly 30 years, Wellness House in Hinsdale has been helping cancer patients and their families, and now the suburban non-profit is expanding to the city! NBC 5's Lauren Petty has the... Watch »

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019 at 6:50 PM
Local Program Aims to Enrich Community Through Arts

Local Program Aims to Enrich Community Through Arts

 Praize Productions Inc. is a local not-for-profit focused on arts enrichment and enducational and social programming for people of all ages and backgrounds. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter has the details on... Watch »

Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019 at 7:07 PM
Cafe Liberty Helps Veterans With Training Program

Cafe Liberty Helps Veterans With Training Program

A culinary training program is helping unemployed or underemployed veterans gain work skills. NBC 5’s Sabrina Santucci checks out the course in west suburban Wheaton. Watch »

Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019 at 10:21 AM

March for Babies: Find an Event Near You

Friday, Apr 12, 2019 at 6:10 PM
Shedd Aquarium Honors Impressive Volunteers

Shedd Aquarium Honors Impressive Volunteers

 A group of incredible volunteers make the Shedd Aquarium a magical place, and NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter is sharing their remarkable story.  Watch »

Saturday, Apr 6, 2019 at 10:06 AM
Children's Place Association Hosting Big Event Next Weekend

Children's Place Association Hosting Big Event Next Weekend

The Children’s Place Association will hold its “Once Upon a Time…at the Derby” event on Saturday, April 13 as it continues its mission to help children facing health issues and... Watch »

Friday, Apr 5, 2019 at 6:48 PM
'Empowering Latinas' Program Aims to Aid Residents

'Empowering Latinas' Program Aims to Aid Residents

A local program is Making a Difference for Chicago Latinas as they help them follow their dreams and become empowered. NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz has the details, and we have the website where you can learn... Watch »

Thursday, Apr 4, 2019 at 6:07 PM
'New Moms' Opens Multi-Million Dollar Facility

'New Moms' Opens Multi-Million Dollar Facility

An organization called "New Moms" has been helping women for 35 years, and now they've opened a new multi-million dollar facility offering even more services. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci has the... Watch »

Wednesday, Apr 3, 2019 at 6:11 PM
Medical Group Aims to Expand Health Care on South Side

Medical Group Aims to Expand Health Care on South Side

The Advocate Medical Group at Imani Village is aiming to expand access to high-quality health care on the city's South Side. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter has the details.  Watch »

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