Tag: causes

Global Art Project Arrives in Chicago To Raise Awareness for Child Abuse Prevention

One Hope United and Zeller Realty Group have partnered to bring INSIDE OUT, a global project transforming messages of personal identity into works of art, to Chicago. The art unveiling will take place Wednesday, April 1 at 5:30 p.m. at Pioneer Court, 401 N. Michigan Avenue (directly across from the Wrigley Building), and coincide with the... Read more »

Help Build a Food Museum In Chicago

Chicago’s food scene continues to grow. First the James Beard awards and now, a food museum? That’s exactly what Kyle Joseph, founder of Foodseum, plans to do, with the support of the city’s top chefs. Foodseum is a registered non-profit whose mission is to educate, celebrate and inspire through food. The permanent space is set... Read more »

Teenage Ninja Mutant Turtles Stop in Chicago to Bring Holiday Cheer

This Friday, Dec. 5 the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are promoting  the release of their new movie (available now on Digital HD) arriving on Blu-ray™, Blu-ray 3D™ and DVD December 16th, with free pizza at tourist hot spots (listed below). The gang will also be collecting new, unwrapped toys for the local Boys & Girls Club and... Read more »

Comcast Partners With Boys and Girls Club of America to Promote Digital Literacy Among Low-Income Youth

The Little Village Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) in Chicago is one of the organizations nationwide that will benefit from a five year partnership with Comcast NBCUniversal which will promote digital literacy among low-income communities and youth. The initiative is called My.Future, a designed to teach Club members about the digital world and ignite their passion for technology.... Read more »

5 Non-Profits Improving Quality of Life in Chicago

The season of giving is upon us which means everyone is more charitable! So what charity will you support this holiday season?  There are plenty of noble causes worth supporting but the five highlighted below were chosen because they are local to Chicago and their work is improving the city. They are driving tourism, innovation and... Read more »

Ozzie is back, and doing it for the kids

Everyone’s favorite baseball manager is back. Ozzie Guillen, Chicago’s most loved-or most hated, depending on who you ask-is back with his newly established non-profit foundation benefiting Chicago’s underprivileged youth. The Ozzie Guillen Foundation has been around since 1998 an when Ozzie and his wife Ibis, sought to create a trusted and legitimate organization in Venezuela.... Read more »

Chicago Mixtape Fundraiser: Free Beer, Great Sounds

  I have no idea what the Chicago Mixtape Fundraiser is. I do know Santah will perform during it, they killed it at House of Blues earlier this year, there is free beer courtesy of Do312, the show is just $10 and Empty Bottle is suppose to be bomb. What I’m trying to say is,... Read more »

Bulls Out of the Playoffs, Good Can Come Out of This

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The Bulls season came to a screeching halt last night. Especially devasting considering the season they had and the fact that they were shut-out by the Sixers of all teams. But with the team out of the running, maybe Luol Deng* is available next Saturday, May 19 to be my date for Campfire Ball? Before... Read more »