FOR some well-heeled donors, venturing out on their own to start a family foundation or serving on the board of a public charity is appealing. But sometimes, merging individual charitable organizations can have a greater impact on the people served.
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Amy Alessio has fond memories of dishes her grandmothers used to make. One grandmother was Irish and the other was Italian and each had their signature dishes. However, memories are the only things Alessio has since her grandmothers did not write down the recipes. When Alessio, 45, started cooking...
Vital Insurance Agency, a locally owned insurance and financial planning consultancy that serves residential and business clients in the northern Illinois region, is broadening a joint charity initiative in conjunction with the Southwest Suburban Immigrant Project aimed at supporting Chicago area immigrants
The movie stars Thomas Ian Nicholas as Henry Rowengartner, a boy who recovers from an injury with an amazing pitching arm and is recruited by the Chicago Cubs. The comedy also stars Gary Busey as Henry's teammate and reluctant mentor. It's one of those childhood-defining movies.
More than 100 lighthouses that no longer are critical to the U.S. Coast Guard have been transferred to nonprofit groups and government entities at no cost or sold through public auction under the National Historic Lighthouse Preservation Act of 2000.