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Cubs' Kerry Wood Starts Local Children's Charity

| Lauren Drell | Posted 01.30.2012 | Chicago

While the Cubs’ may be struggling to rack up some wins, Cubs’ pitcher Kerry Wood has certainly scored one for Chicagoland kids thanks to the creat...

Will Guzzardi

PHOTOS: Pub Crawl Race Raises Five Tons Of Food For Charity | Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE: With the final figures in, Chiditarod reports an astonishing figure: it collected nearly twice as much food as previously anticipated. Acco...

Designer Partners With Indego Africa To Empower African Women

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Fashion designer Nicole Miller, who has boutiques across the country and in Chicago, has partnered with the nonprofit Indego Africa to launch a line o...

Santa Speedo Run: Near-Naked Runners Freeze For Diabetes

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicagoans love to show off their ability to deal with super cold weather. There's the Polar Plunge and the Santa Speedo Run--which is happening this ...

Van Used By Children's Charity Torched Before Holiday Mission

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A Chicago-based children's charity is looking for a new mode of transportation after the van they use to pick up toys and donate them to needy childre...

Chicago Haiti Charities: Where You Can Help

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The magnitude 7.0 earthquake in Haiti has reverberated around the globe, as people everywhere mobilize aid for the ravaged and impoverished island nat...