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Sunday, May 26, 2019 at 11:48 AM
GI Research Foundation to Host 'Laughter Is The Best Medicine Ball'

GI Research Foundation to Host 'Laughter Is The Best Medicine Ball'

NBC 5's Alex Maragos sits with Aaron Rosdal from the GI Research Foundation to discuss their mission of raising awareness on digestive diseases and how to live a healthy lifestyle, while promoting their upcoming... Watch »

Sunday, May 26, 2019 at 12:04 PM
Evanston Community Foundation: Grant Awards Celebration & Annual Meeting

Evanston Community Foundation: Grant Awards Celebration & Annual Meeting

The Evanston Community Foundation supports local organizations pursue their missions through a breadth of grant opportunities and workshops. NBC 5's Alex Maragos has the details on an upcomimg event.  Watch »

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 9:55 AM

Celebrating Cicero: Join NBC 5, Telemundo Chicago LIVE

Celebrating Cicero: Join NBC 5, Telemundo Chicago LIVE

Join NBC 5 and Telemundo Chicago this Wednesday for live on-air coverage from Cicero! Read »

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 7:07 PM
Kid Inventors Aim to Solve Real World Problems

Kid Inventors Aim to Solve Real World Problems

Kids ahead of their time are helping to create inventions to solve real-world problems. NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz has the story.  Watch »

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 12:10 PM
Making a Difference: Chicago Mom Offers $2 Haircuts, Then Donates the Money

Making a Difference: Chicago Mom Offers $2 Haircuts, Then Donates the Money

A Chicago mother of seven is helping the less fortunate feel good about themselves by offering $2 haircuts, then donating the money to the Salvation Army. Luz Chupero started volunteering her time and... Watch »

Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 11:30 AM
'Gospel Run' Aims to Move People Spiritually, Physically

'Gospel Run' Aims to Move People Spiritually, Physically

The Gospel Run is a movement, both in terms of body and spirit, and it's aiming to help people get healthy. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter spoke to Founder Nyasha Nyamapfene about the upcoming event on June 1. Watch »

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 5:58 PM
'Child at Heart': Chicago Elderly Woman Recognized For Work With Kids

'Child at Heart': Chicago Elderly Woman Recognized For Work With Kids

She's been making a difference for years. NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz has the story on how an elderly volunteer stays young at heart. Watch »

Monday, May 13, 2019 at 5:37 PM
First Church of Deliverance is Celebrating 90 Years of Giving Back

First Church of Deliverance is Celebrating 90 Years of Giving Back

A South Side church, which was remodeled by the first licensed African American architect in the late 1930s is still a huge resource for the Bronzeville community. NBC 5’s LeeAnn Trotter has the details. Watch »

Sunday, May 12, 2019 at 1:23 PM
‘On The Table’: Food & Issues Discussed

‘On The Table’: Food & Issues Discussed

NBC 5’s Michelle Relerford talks to Chicago Community Trust Daniel Ash about inspiring civic engagement and philanthropy. Watch »

Sunday, May 12, 2019 at 10:56 AM
MK Chef Mentors Young Cooks at Hyde Park Restaurant

MK Chef Mentors Young Cooks at Hyde Park Restaurant

Chef Erick Williams, who opened Virtue Restaurant in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood, says it's not enough hiring young people. Williams feels he has a responsibility to help them succeed in life. Watch »

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