Join Year Up Chicago’s Leadership Council for the Ping Pong for Opportunity at AceBounce
  Please join Year Up Chicago’s Leadership Council for the Ping Pong for Opportunity at AceBounce! Enjoy a night of fun, food, drinks, and competition to support Year Up Chicago.  Since 2010, Year Up Chicago has helped hundreds of young adults achieve their professional and educational goals while providing... Read more
Special Needs People Receive Support Services at Little Friends
By: Jessica Buettner When it comes to special needs people and individuals with particular mental/physical disabilities, it seems that more and more places are becoming places of services for them. In Naperville, Little Friends is an example of one of those places that does everything that they can to... Read more
Youth Chorus Teaches Kids About Music in a New Way
By: Jessica Buettner People around the world learn more and more about the fundamentals of music and it really opens their eyes the more they learn about it. When it comes to teaching young kids about music, the Pro Musica Youth Chorus is an example of an organization that... Read more
Local Store Brings Fun for Children With Developmental Disabilities
By: Heather Rowlison Spectrum toy store is a store located in at 1911 w Belmont Ave. and has been a way-maker in the area of specialized toys for children with Autism. Being the first store of its kind in Chicago, Spectrum focuses on toys that will stimulate the young... Read more
The Urban Fight Towards Freedom
By Heather Rowlison Human Trafficking is a serious problem that we face as a nation but one local organization hopes to combat it through raising awareness and providing programs that can forever change the lives of communities and victims alike. Human trafficking is modern-day slavery and involves the use... Read more
Creative Writing Comes Alive
By: Jessica Buettner People have various talents that they hope to share with the world, but some people may not know what their talents are. 826 Chicago helps young people discover they might have the gift of writing short stories and poems. Writing is all about expressing yourself in... Read more

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