How to Give Time, Things & Support To Chicago Area Organizations This Winter

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Chicago area organizations are always looking for volunteers and donations. Here are just a few that you can support this holiday season. Give Time Donate Blood This Winter American Red Cross of Chicago & Northern Illinois, 312-729-6100 Take a small amount of time out of your day to donate blood. According to the American Red

11 Crave-able Cookie Recipes to Hoard for Yourself

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Left photo courtesy of Alice Medrich. Middle photo courtesy of My Name Is Yeh. Right photo courtesy of Deb Perelman/SmittenKitchen.com

Cookies are the secret weapons of the pastry kitchen. In one or two bites, you get a hit of concentrated flavor and sweet deliciousness, all without making a huge calorie commitment. It’s the perfect way to “cheat” just a little. Bake a batch of these cookies, save a few to treat yourself, and bring the

Gift-Worthy Jewelry For Every Celebration

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Nothing memorializes a momentous event quite like a timeless piece of jewelry. These eye-catching pieces make the perfect presents to commemorate a special occasion, celebration or milestone. Plus, each piece is so beautiful, it will be worn and cherished long after the special day has passed. Absolelutely Precious This necklace will make even a sleep-deprived

5 Things to Do: Jan. 20-22

Cleveland Orchestra

The Cleveland Orchestra (Photo by Roger Mastroianni.)

This weekend, Kohl Children’s Museum, Winnetka Community House and The Art Institute of Chicago are all hosting events the entire family will love. Plus, there’s a new improv show in town and an acclaimed orchestra returns to Chicago. Winter Wonderland Jan. 20 Glenview There’s a lot to do at Kohl Children’s Museum on Friday. In addition

What You Need to Know About Preserving Your Wealth

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You’ve probably heard the saying, “From shirtsleeves to shirtsleeves in three generations.” The old adage is a pithy commentary on how difficult it is to pass wealth from one generation to the next. “The first generation makes the money, the second generation ‘caretakes’ it and the third generation spends it,” says Patrick Renn, founder and president

Israel Cancer Research Fund: Conducting Research for All Mankind

Israel Cancer Research Fund: Conducting Research for All Mankind

ICRF Tower of Hope Honorees (L to R): Dr. Olga Frankfort, Tamir Gilat and Dr. Jessica Altman

The mission of Israel Cancer Research Fund is to support Israeli scientists conducting cancer research for the benefit of all mankind. As such, ICRF is one of the largest sources of private funds for cancer research in Israel and is the only charitable organization in North America devoted solely to supporting cancer research in Israel.

5 Nonprofits Bringing Clean Water to the Places That Need It Most

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Though it’s scary to think about issues with our drinking water here in the United States, other countries have far bigger problems when it comes to accessing clean water for bathing, drinking and cooking. In many regions, people must walk for miles to find water, then scoop it into heavy containers and walk back to

Better Makers: Camp Out For Kids Raises $300,000

Better Makers: Camp Out For Kids Raises $300,000

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More than 500 people came out to the annual Camp Out For Kids fundraiser event at River North hotspot Fremont on Dec. 1. Guests, including Camp Out For Kids founder Ashley Proctor, enjoyed cocktails and small bites and bid on fabulous auction items like a trip to Costa Rica, a Montana lodge getaway and a stay

Top 3 Questions to Ask When Searching for a Summer Camp

Top 3 Questions to Ask When Searching for a Summer Camp

Today, as children’s lives are increasingly filled with academic drills and social media friendships, the life-changing impact of summer camp is more important than ever. Whether day- or overnight-camp, kids are provided with opportunities to safely choose their own adventures under the guidance of highly trained role models who are neither parent nor teacher. Camp

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How to Give Time, Things & Support To Chicago Area Organizations This Winter
By Anna Carlson

Cookie-Recipes

11 Crave-able Cookie Recipes to Hoard for Yourself
By Julie Chernoff

Ring by Dana Rebecca Designs

Gift-Worthy Jewelry For Every Celebration
By Jenny Muslin

Cleveland Orchestra

5 Things to Do: Jan. 20-22
By Anna Carlson

AFFLUENT-Wealth

What You Need to Know About Preserving Your Wealth
By Meghan Streit

Israel Cancer Research Fund: Conducting Research for All Mankind

Israel Cancer Research Fund: Conducting Research for All Mankind
By Israel Cancer Research Fund | Sponsored

Charity Water

5 Nonprofits Bringing Clean Water to the Places That Need It Most
By Sarah Kuta

Better Makers: Camp Out For Kids Raises $300,000

Better Makers: Camp Out For Kids Raises $300,000
By Will Mendelson

Top 3 Questions to Ask When Searching for a Summer Camp

Top 3 Questions to Ask When Searching for a Summer Camp
By Kaleena Escallier Slusser | Sponsored