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American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Joliet Hosting Kick-off Event February 13

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Joliet will hold its annual Kick-off event at 7 pm on Monday, February 13 at Advanced Urology … Read more ›

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Mission work is Lifelong commitment

For Joliet's Natalie Bayci, the word "missions" is more than just a thought or even a two-week stint standing shoulder-to-shoulder with someone down on his … Read more ›

Two volunteers from the 2010 Walk and Rally
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Breathe Deep Naperville: A Walk & Rally to Stop Lung Cancer

Breathe Deep Naperville: A Walk & Rally to Stop Lung Cancer used to be called the Annual Naperville Walk and Rally for Lung Cancer. It … Read more ›

Palos Heights' Karen Sepulveda, left,  and Chicago Ridge's Denise Hnat in front of a photo of Ron Santo at the JDRF walk at Moraine Valley Sunday. (Jeff Vorva/Tribune)

South suburban diabetes walk keeps Santo’s legacy, memory alive

The 33rd annual Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Walk to Cure Diabetes took place Sunday at five locations in the Chicago area and in the South … Read more ›

Deborah Smith and sons Logan, 9, and Patrick, 11, of Hanover Park, celebrate the opening of the Northern Illinois Food Bank's Community Nutrition and Food Distribution Center in Geneva. The family found itself in need of food from an area pantry when Smith and her husband lost their jobs. (Melissa Jenco/Tribune)

Food bank to help the hungry with new facility

Deborah Smith never thought she would struggle to put food on the table for her two sons. But when the Hanover Park woman and her … Read more ›

Voting Ends Sunday for TribLocal Hero – Winner’s Charity Receives $500

TribLocal is searching for the local volunteer who is making a difference in their community. Cast your vote for one of the six outstanding finalists. … Read more ›

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12 Chicago-Area Youths Earn $1,000 Kohl's Cares Scholarship for Impactful Community Efforts

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis., July 7, 2011 – The Kohl’s Department Stores’ (NYSE: KSS) Kohl’s Cares® Scholarship Program honors more than 200 deserving volunteers with $1,000 … Read more ›

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Volunteers Needed for Joliet Back to School Fair!

Catholic Charities Annual Back to School Fair for low-income families will be held on Thursday, August 4th at the University of St. Francis in Joliet. … Read more ›