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Charity Chat Episode 17: Aspire & Aspire Coffeeworks

Aspire helps people with developmental disabilities, from children to seniors, "to aspire and reach for their dreams." In this episode we spoke with Jim Kales, CEO, and Erik Johnson, Vice President...

Charity Chat Episode 16: Gigi's Playhouse

Down Syndrome is something that pretty much everyone is aware of, and for good reason. One in every 700 live births are diagnosed and more than 400,000 people in the United States have the condition...

Charity Chat Episode 15: Imerman Angels

Imerman Angels started like many non-profits: the founder had a distinctly personal experience that prompted him to take action. Jonny Imerman was diagnosed with cancer when he was only 26 years old...

Taste of TLT - January 14, 15, & 16, 2011

Lakeview, North Suburbs, The Loop, Hyde ParkIt's the weekend! What are you going to do? No idea? Try these! Mentioned in today's Taste: Hyde Park Art Center Fine Arts Building Art Institute of Chicago Mystic Celt Jay Pritzker Pavilion Insight...

Taste of TLT - January 13, 2011

Gold Coast, Grant Park | Museum Campus, The LoopThe play's the thing, at least it is in today's Taste of TLT! That, and a free day at the Adler and a comedy challenge in the Gold Coast.  Mentioned in today's Taste: Adler Planetarium She-nannigans...

Taste of TLT - January 12, 2011

Lakeview, Lincoln Park, South Loop, River NorthToday's Taste of TLT helps you get wine'd and dined, feed the hungry, and learn your way around underground. Mentioned in today's Taste: The Hideout Zocalo MK Nacional 27 Boat, RV & Outdoors...

Taste of TLT - January 10, 2011

Grant Park | Museum Campus, Lakeview, Lincoln Park, WrigleyvilleIt may be Monday, but there's still a lot to do in Chicago! Taste of TLT for January 10 tells you to go here:: Field Museum Shedd Aquarium Art Institute of Chicago Webster's Wine Bar The Hideout...

Taste of TLT - Weekend Edition, January 7, 8 & 9, 2011

Sheffield | DePaul, Magnificent Mile | Streeterville, Bucktown | Wicker Park, Lincoln Square, River NorthIt's the weekend! Where are you going to go? Today's Taste of TLT tells you where to go all weekend. Links Museum of Contemporary Art Old Town School of Folk Music Flat Iron Building Windy City Ski...

Charity Chat Episode 14: Advocates for Adolescent Mothers

Glenn and I have talked with some amazing people over the last few months on Charity Chat. Starting and running a nonprofit requires dedication, drive and selflessness. On this episode we talked with...

Charity Chat Episode 13: Children's Neuroblastoma Cancer Foundation

ChicagoPatricia Tallungun experienced something that no parent can imagine. When her son Nick was six years old he was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma Cancer. During the next four years as he struggled with...

And After You've Gritted Your Teeth Long Enough...

Chicago...it's amazing as to what happens:  Things begin to get better!  (I know - shocked, right?  Me too!) What really amazes me even more so is the caustic effect that negative hard-wiring can have on an...

Charity Chat Episode 12: Global Alliance of Artists

ChicagoThe Global Alliance of Artists started with a simple precept: that more people should be trying to do good. Founder Dina Rabadi and Program Manager, Environmental Initiatives Catherine Game spoke...

Charity Chat Episode 11: Save Abandoned Babies

ChicagoDawn Geras is the kind of woman who would let parents of unwanted babies drop their newborns off at her doorstep. Since that's not legally allowed, she founded the Save Abandoned Babies Foundation....

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