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Friday, Jul 5, 2019 at 10:21 PM
Chicago Group Aims to Help Kids Come Together

Chicago Group Aims to Help Kids Come Together

One Chicagoland group is looking to help kids with developmental and other challenges come together and to get active while learning important skills. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci has more.  You can... Watch »

Monday, Jul 1, 2019 at 5:56 PM
27th Annual International Festival of Life Begins This Week

27th Annual International Festival of Life Begins This Week

NBC 5’s Chris Hush sits with the festival’s founder and president Ephraim Martin to talk about its existence since 1993 and their upcoming event this first week of July. Watch »

Saturday, Jun 29, 2019 at 11:55 AM
Clear the Shelters: Saturday June 29, 2019

Clear the Shelters: Saturday June 29, 2019

NBC 5's Andy Avalos has the details on a kitty in need of a Chicago-area home. Watch »

Saturday, Jun 29, 2019 at 10:06 AM
JourneyCare To Host ‘Allstars of Project Runway’

JourneyCare To Host ‘Allstars of Project Runway’

Quality of life is a concern for those living with serious illnesses. NBC 5’s LeeAnn Trotter sits with President and CEO of JourneyCare Sarah Boburka to talk about her nonprofit being the largest... Watch »

Friday, Jun 28, 2019 at 10:42 PM
Residents Create App to Teach Kids About Money

Residents Create App to Teach Kids About Money

Using what kids know to teach them what they don't: two area men created an app to teach kids financial responsibility. NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz has the story.  Watch »

Thursday, Jun 27, 2019 at 5:06 PM
Suburban Food Pantry Hosts Cooking, Nutrition Classes

Suburban Food Pantry Hosts Cooking, Nutrition Classes

Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry does more than provide hunger relief for 13 Chicago-area zip codes. The pantry, operated under "Beyond Hunger," offers nutrition education, including cooking classes. Watch »

Thursday, Aug 8, 2019 at 5:01 PM

NBC 5, Telemundo Chicago Celebrate Chicago-Area Communities

This summer NBC 5 and Telemundo Chicago are celebrating Chicago-area communities and shining a light on what makes them special. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019 at 4:52 PM
92-Year-Old Retired Geneticist Helps Students

92-Year-Old Retired Geneticist Helps Students

Meet the 92-years-old who's using his voice to help students with learning disabilities. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci reports. Watch »

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019 at 6:50 PM
Tri City Football Association Hosts 9th Annual Camp For Kids With Autism

Tri City Football Association Hosts 9th Annual Camp For Kids With Autism

A group of suburban football players team up with students with autism for a football clinic. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter has on learning how to combine sports with life skills. Watch »

Monday, Jul 8, 2019 at 4:40 PM
Chicago Top Pastry Chef Creates Sweet Tribute to Pride Month

Chicago Top Pastry Chef Creates Sweet Tribute to Pride Month

Every month “Pretty Cool Ice Cream” creates a different charity pop for customers and this month, they’re celebrating Pride. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci has the story. Watch »

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