These Chicago Organizations Need Your Help Right Now

If there is any silver living to the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s that we have seen our community come together like never before. Neighbors have helped one another, healthcare heroes have been celebrated and reports of good news bring smiles to our faces during this scary time. So why not use our time and privilege to help […]

MRW Leadership Board Hosts 3rd Annual ‘Jammin’ in Our Genes’ Benefit on Dec. 1

The Myra Rubenstein Weis (MRW) Leadership Board will host their third annual “Jammin’ in Our Genes” event benefitting NorthShore University HealthSystem on Saturday, Dec. 1. Proceeds from this year’s event will support a mammography screening program for the uninsured and underserved at NorthShore Health Clinic Highland Park in 2019. The “Jammin’ in Our Genes” benefit […]

Hurricane Florence: Relief for the Carolinas

The American Red Cross is responding across multiple states as Hurricane Florence begins to pound coastal and inland communities with catastrophic flooding and life-threatening tidal surges. The Red Cross is ready to provide shelter for tens of thousands of people until they can return home or find other places to stay. More than 1,500 Red […]

How You Can Help the Immigrant Children Separated From Their Families

Embed from Getty Images The recent Trump administration policy that has separated immigrant children from their families at the border is a humanitarian crisis that has rightfully faced global opposition, including from all five living First Ladies. As of yesterday afternoon, President Trump signed an executive order to stop the policy, but the more than […]

National Gun Violence Awareness Day: How You Can Get Involved

Every day, 96 Americans are killed by gun violence, totaling more than 35,000 gun deaths per year. One in three people in the U.S. knows someone who has been shot and one in five U.S. teenagers (ages 14-17) report having witnessed a shooting. June 1 marks National Gun Violence Awareness Day. For some it’s just […]

Easy Ways You Can Join the Fight to End World Hunger

Around the world, there are people who go the whole day without eating. According to the World Food Programme, one in nine people still go to bed on an empty stomach and one in three suffer from some form of malnutrition. So what can you and your family do about it? A lot, actually. Whether […]