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Sunday, Oct 6, 2019 at 12:07 PM CDT

Centro Romero Aims to Help Immigrant, Refugee Families

Centro Romero Aims to Help Immigrant, Refugee Families

 Centro Romero is an organization on the city's Far North Side dedicated to helping immigrant and refugee families, and they are getting the word out about their important work. NBC 5's Kate Chappell and...

Sunday, Oct 6, 2019 at 12:31 PM CDT

Ignite & UniverSoul Circus Help Chicago Homeless Youth

Ignite & UniverSoul Circus Help Chicago Homeless Youth

Ignite spokeswoman Stephanie Piccirili talks to NBC 5's Alex Maragos about the upcoming partnership with UniverSoul Circus, who's donating their proceeds to this organization to help local youth experienci...

Sunday, Oct 6, 2019 at 10:41 AM CDT

'Moving Day': Fundraising Walk In Fight Against Parkinson’s Disease

'Moving Day': Fundraising Walk In Fight Against Parkinson’s Disease

NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter sits down with Parkinson's Foundation representative Allison Liefer to talk about how the diesease affects roughly a million people in the U.S., with about 60,000 new diagnosis per...

Friday, Oct 4, 2019 at 10:29 PM CDT

Suburban Assistant Principal Captures Attention For Dance Moves

Suburban Assistant Principal Captures Attention For Dance Moves

The assistant principal at a high school captured attention in west suburban Aurora for his dance moves. NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz reports. 

Thursday, Oct 3, 2019 at 07:34 PM CDT

New Chicago-Area Program Helps Women Get Free Birth Control

New Chicago-Area Program Helps Women Get Free Birth Control

NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz has the story on a new program that helps women in underserved communities get free birth control.

Making a Difference Resources

The following agencies and organizations offer relief, aid and volunteer opportunities to various groups. Turning to these you can find answers to many of your questions. Click here for a full list of Making a Difference Resources.