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Monday, Feb 19, 2018 at 10:47 PM
Naperville Students Raise Cash For Cleft Repair Surgeries

Naperville Students Raise Cash For Cleft Repair Surgeries

Making a difference: One charm bracelet at a time. In just one year two Naperville high school students have helped thousands of kids with disfiguring facial conditions. LeeAnn Trotter reports. Watch »

Sunday, Feb 18, 2018 at 8:11 PM
Concerned Citizens Team Up to Make 1 Million Meals for Children

Concerned Citizens Team Up to Make 1 Million Meals for Children

It was an inspirational sight today in Naperville as thousands of people gathered to make one million meals for children who are hungry. NBC 5's Regina Waldroup has the details.  Watch »

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 »

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