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Monday, Feb 18, 2019 at 10:24 PM
Organization Helps Entrepreneurs in At-Risk Neighborhoods

Organization Helps Entrepreneurs in At-Risk Neighborhoods

Making a Difference: a local organization is hoping to shape the entrepreneurs of tomorrow in some of the most at-risk neighborhoods. They are hoping to mentor these kids into a bright future, one tie at a time.... Watch »

Sunday, Feb 17, 2019 at 9:23 PM
Award Show Makes a Difference for Black Entrepreneurs

Award Show Makes a Difference for Black Entrepreneurs

The L.E.G.A.C.Y. Awards will be held on Feb. 23, and aim to celebrate black excellence and help black entrepreneurs network and grow their businesses. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter has more. Watch »

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019 at 6:09 PM
Men on Mission to Help People Rebuild Their Lives

Men on Mission to Help People Rebuild Their Lives

Three area men are on a mission to make sure those rebuilding their lives have the tools to do so, and you can help them. Here's NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci with the details.  Watch »

Monday, Feb 11, 2019 at 10:47 PM

Family Honored For Helping Neighbors During Winter Storm

If ever there were a good story to warm you up on a cold wintry night, Sabeel Ahmed and his family are living it. Read »

Friday, Feb 8, 2019 at 5:56 PM
'Cycle for Survival' Aims to Help Those With Cancer

'Cycle for Survival' Aims to Help Those With Cancer

This weekend, more than 36,000 people across America will use pedal power to try to effect change in the way cancer is diagnosed and treated. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci has the story.  Watch »

Friday, Feb 1, 2019 at 2:23 PM
March of Dimes to Tackle Disparity in Premature Births

March of Dimes to Tackle Disparity in Premature Births

African-American women are 50 percent more likely to give birth early, and the March of Dimes is aiming to help researchers figure out why. NBC 5's Kye Martin has the story. Watch »

Thursday, Jan 31, 2019 at 6:15 PM
Lake County Woman Helps Residents Get Fresh Starts

Lake County Woman Helps Residents Get Fresh Starts

There's nothing like a haircut and new clothes to symbolize a fresh start, and one Lake County woman is making sure those in-need have things many of us take for granted. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci has the... Watch »

Friday, Jan 25, 2019 at 8:30 PM
Local Group Helps Keep Students on Right Path

Local Group Helps Keep Students on Right Path

A local organization is making a difference by helping students stay on track in their education. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci reports. Watch »

Friday, Jan 25, 2019 at 8:12 PM
'STEM Squad' Aims to Inspire Students to Learn

'STEM Squad' Aims to Inspire Students to Learn

The "STEM Squad" travels the country, helping train future scientists and engineers. NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz has the story on how they inspired local students this week.  Watch »

Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019 at 5:30 PM
Hearing Aid Company Changes Lives With Incredible GIveaway

Hearing Aid Company Changes Lives With Incredible GIveaway

A local Chicago hearing aid company is changing lives by giving away free hearing aids. NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz has the story.  Watch »

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