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Inspiring U: "Think Before You Shoot"

Posted on September 26, 2012

A local writer and director are teaming up to spread the anti-violence message. Using a short film, the duo hope to send a strong message to everyone.

Lydia W. Smith Foundation

Posted on September 19, 2012

Providing assistance to people with sickle cell anemia, Robert Mackey’s Lydia W. Smith Foundation was started to honor his mother, who suffers from the disease.

Chicago’s Southern Comfort

Posted on August 29, 2012

Hurricane Katrina survivor Tracee Bright has started life anew here in Chicago, bringing Louisiana cooking to the streets with food truck company Big Fat Tuesday.

Inspiring U: Salvation Army Kroc Center

Posted on August 22, 2012

The Chicago White Sox and volunteers helped the Salvation Army Kroc Center build a playground in one day!

Cubs Day Event

Posted on August 8, 2012

A chance to play ball with the pros, 1World Sports’ annual Cubs Day rewards a lucky group of students who’ve done well during the past school year.

Bully Busting Book

Posted on July 18, 2012

Child author and advocate against bullying LaNiyah Bailey helps kids stand up for themselves with her book ‘Not Fat Because I Wanna Be’ and appearances at schools.

Treats for Mental Health

Posted on June 6, 2012

Selling sweet treats for a good cause, all proceeds from Sarah Levy’s confectionary, Sarah’s Pastries & Candies, benefit the Ryan Licht Sang Bipolar Foundation.

Bernie’s Book Bank

Posted on May 30, 2012

Having donated more than 750,000 children’s books in the past three years, Bernie’s Book Bank fights illiteracy through bringing books to kids from low-income families.

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