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Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 10:29 AM
Foundation Helps Families Cope With Seizures

Foundation Helps Families Cope With Seizures

If you've ever seen someone have a seizure, it can be scary. Doctors still don't know what causes them or how they can be fully prevented. One foundation in chicago is determined to help families during... Watch »

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 11:29 PM
Cops Raise Cash For Newspaper Seller's Home Renovation

Cops Raise Cash For Newspaper Seller's Home Renovation

Thursday night's Making a Difference takes us to the corner of Milwaukee and Faragut. That's where Air Force veteran Anthony Johnson has sold newspapers from a dilapidated stand for years. Watch »

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 6:45 PM

Anti-Bullying Fashion Show Struts Message of Compassion

A fashion show of role model, some of them just in elementary school, have a unique style designed to save others. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 8:12 PM
Education Program Teaches Kids American History With Theater

Education Program Teaches Kids American History With Theater

It's an organization that's making a difference for children around the country and here in Chicago. The Hamilton Education Program teaches students about American history, then allows them to perform their own... Watch »

Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017 at 9:56 PM
Chicago-Area Community Ensures Thanksgiving Spread For Vets

Chicago-Area Community Ensures Thanksgiving Spread For Vets

A community works together making sure no veteran, or military family goes hungry this Thanksgiving. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci reports from Lake County. Watch »

Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017 at 8:38 PM
Paralyzed After Shooting, Chicago Artist Uses Mouth to Paint

Paralyzed After Shooting, Chicago Artist Uses Mouth to Paint

A Chicago man is making a difference through art. Antonio Davis was paralyzed after a shooting more than 20 years ago. Without the use of his hands, he had to find a new way to use his paint brush. Watch »

Monday, Nov 13, 2017 at 11:56 PM
Hundreds of Chicago Students Get New Winter Coats

Hundreds of Chicago Students Get New Winter Coats

Hundreds of Chicago school children are warmer walking home from class today. That’s because they're wearing brand new winter coats they got at school through a program that is truly making a difference... Watch »

Monday, Nov 13, 2017 at 11:49 PM
'Forgiving Cain' Explores Man's Path to Forgiveness

'Forgiving Cain' Explores Man's Path to Forgiveness

A man who lost his parents to gun violence is using that painful experience to make a difference for others. TV personality Gerrard McClendon created a movie about his path to forgiveness and healing. Here's NBC Watch »

Monday, Nov 13, 2017 at 2:18 PM
Live 4 Lali: Family Uses Tragedy to Help Others

Live 4 Lali: Family Uses Tragedy to Help Others

A Buffalo GRove family buried their 20-year-old son and brother after a heroin overdose nearly nine years ago. Since then, they have worked tirelessly to educate other families about the dangers of opioid abuse... Watch »

Sunday, Nov 12, 2017 at 4:18 PM
Harlem Fine Arts Show Returns to Chicago

Harlem Fine Arts Show Returns to Chicago

The Harlem Fine Arts Show is making a return to Chicago next month, featuring paintings and sculptures from more than 50 different artists over the course of the four-day exhibition. Watch »

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