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Sunday, Jun 23, 2019 at 2:20 PM
PLCCA Prepares to Celebrate Anniversary With Big Event

PLCCA Prepares to Celebrate Anniversary With Big Event

 Bishop Dr. Claude Porter, founder and president of the Maywood-based Proviso Leyden Council for Community Action, spoke to NBC 5's Alex Maragos about the group's 50th anniversary, and the way they're... Watch »

Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 at 6:42 PM
Rainbow PUSH Coalition to Host Convention

Rainbow PUSH Coalition to Host Convention

 The Rainbow PUSH Coalition is making a difference in Chicago, and the group is getting ready to host its annual convention. NBC 5’s LeeAnn Trotter reports. Watch »

Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 at 4:35 PM
United Negro College Fund Celebrates 75th Birthday

United Negro College Fund Celebrates 75th Birthday

 The United Negro College Fund is celebratings its 75th birthday with a big gala, and NBC 5's Alex Maragos has more details in today's "Making a Difference' segment.  Watch »

Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019 at 7:31 PM
Girl Seeks to Brighten Days of Other Children in Hospitals

Girl Seeks to Brighten Days of Other Children in Hospitals

This summer, a little girl is hoping to spread magic to other children who are in the hospital. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci has the story.  Watch »

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 at 5:27 PM
Piven Theatre Helps Celebrate Artists With Developmental Disabilities

Piven Theatre Helps Celebrate Artists With Developmental Disabilities

The Piven Theatre Workshop uses improvisation to turn their intellectual challenges into creative storytelling. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter has the details. Watch »

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 at 5:23 PM
 ‘Sleep In Heavenly Peace’: Volunteers Build Beds for Families in Need

‘Sleep In Heavenly Peace’: Volunteers Build Beds for Families in Need

A group of local volunteers takes on a big task as they provide parents with peace of mind and kids with a good night's sleep with one essential thing--a bed. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci has the details Watch »

Sunday, Jun 16, 2019 at 11:06 AM
Chicago's Habitat for Humanity to Host 'High Ropes For Habitat'

Chicago's Habitat for Humanity to Host 'High Ropes For Habitat'

NBC 5's Alex Maragos sits with Executive Director for 'Habitat For Humanity' Barbara Beckman to talk about the organizations' core mission and the upcoming event set at the end of June where, according... Watch »

Friday, Jun 14, 2019 at 7:01 PM
'Mother of Englewood' Aims to Help Area Residents Thrive

'Mother of Englewood' Aims to Help Area Residents Thrive

The "Mother of Englewood" is aiming to help residents in one of the city's toughest neighborhoods, and NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci has her story.  Watch »

Friday, Jun 14, 2019 at 6:56 PM
NBC 5, Telemundo Celebrate Puerto Rican Festival

NBC 5, Telemundo Celebrate Puerto Rican Festival

NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter is out at the Chicago Puerto Rican Festival, where NBC is celebrating Humboldt Park and all the great things the area has to offer!  Watch »

Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 at 8:07 PM
Englewood Bike Ride for Peace Coming Up Friday

Englewood Bike Ride for Peace Coming Up Friday

The greater Englewood community is trying to come together through cycling, as a community group is hosting a critical-mass bike event Friday to promote a healthy lifestyle. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter has a... Watch »

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