Filling out job applications, deciding on a business plan and operating a restaurant may all seem like grown-up ventures, but a group of kindergarteners are proving that they, too, are up for the tasks.
When school lets out for the summer, thousands of Chicago children will lose access to at least one healthy meal each day. One group teaches young moms about nutrition while another delivers healthy food through its Summer Lunch Bus.
A bunny, a cow, some dancing bears and a host of other singing animals are taking to the stage to help bring cheer to some local children in need. They hope you and your little ones will pitch in as well.
They receive no money from Medicare, Medicaid or insurance companies, yet they provide free medical care to more than 8,500 uninsured patients every year. This is how nearly 750 volunteer caregivers show their "spirit of giving."
A family vacation turns into a mission of hope for two sisters from southwest suburban Bridgeview. They were told it would be impossible to help people in need half a world away -- and now they are working to do even more.
A Rogers Park organization is working to end hunger one dinner at a time. But organizers say they couldn't impact the community the way they do without the physical and financial help that they receive from volunteers.