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  • Local Nonprofits find Amazon Wish Lists a Prime Resource for Donations

    Julie Whitehair email Cradles to Crayons Chicago, which collects school supplies for kids in need, uses wish lists weekly on a smaller scale to fill gaps in its inventory. Catherine McDonough, senior manager of community engagement, said the organization sent an email to supporters that linked to a list of boys’ pants in specific sizes; […]

  • Mayor Emanuel, Comcast, NBC Chicago, and Cradles to Crayons Celebrate #ComcastCares Day!

    ·       NBCChicago.com “Making A Difference” segment from Friday https://www.nbcchicago.com/blogs/making-a-difference/WEB-comcast-cares-day-480421893.html *Also appeared on-air on 4/20 5pm news.   ·       NBCChicago.com https://www.nbcchicago.com/blogs/making-a-difference/WEB-comcast-cares-day-chicago-480465811.html *Also appeared on evening news on 4/21   ·       NBCSportsChicago.com http://www.nbcsports.com/chicago/default/hundreds-show-cradles-crayons-celebrate-comcast-cares-day *Also appeared on-air Saturday evening and online on Yahoo Sports https://sports.yahoo.com/hundreds-show-cradles-crayons-celebrate-022058231.html   ·       Telemundo Chicago https://www.telemundochicago.com/noticias/destacados/voluntarios-de-chicago-participan-en-comcast-cares-day-2018-480461981.html  

  • Chicago’s Honor Roll: Heroes for Kids in Need

      Michael Shannon O’KeefeApr 9, 2018    Midwest sensibilities paired with Big City living makes Chicago a unique fusion of people, economies, and cultures. The Windy City is home to an impressive amount of recreation centers, museums, parks, and social spaces. These public institutions foster such a strong sense of community involvement and activity, it’s […]