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Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 at 07:09 PM CST

Man Rents Out Theater so Students Can See A Christmas Carol

Man Rents Out Theater so Students Can See A Christmas Carol

A Chicago executive rented out the Goodman Theatre so hundreds of students could enjoy a matinee show of “A Christmas Carol” this holiday season.

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018 at 06:47 PM CST

Shaved Heads Just the Start for St. Baldricks Fundraisers

Shaved Heads Just the Start for St. Baldricks Fundraisers

St. Baldricks raises millions each year by having people shave their heads, but where does all that money go? NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci details how groups use the money. 

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018 at 06:42 PM CST

RespondNow Aims to Help Homeless, Working Poor

RespondNow Aims to Help Homeless, Working Poor

A unique group is helping the homeless and the working poor this holiday season in the south suburbs. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter has their story. 

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018 at 06:37 PM CST

Chicago Steel Use Unique Helmets to Help Great Cause

Chicago Steel Use Unique Helmets to Help Great Cause

A local hockey team is changing things up by wearing unique helmets at the rink to support a great cause. NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz has the story from the Chicago Steel. 

Thursday, Nov 22, 2018 at 05:45 PM CST

Teen Looks to Make Baseball More Accessible Game

Teen Looks to Make Baseball More Accessible Game

A young suburban athlete is on a mission to make baseball more accessible for people with disabilities. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter has his story.