Make It Better is Moving!

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Make It Better is proud to announce that we’re opening a Chicago office at 321 Clark — in the building that was formerly the Quaker Oats headquarters — on Monday, Oct. 3. We took this opportunity to move our North Shore office back to our original home too — the Baker Building, 1150 Wilmette Ave.,

Karen Dove Cabral Foundation: Supporting Young Mothers During Breast Cancer Treatment

Karen Dove Cabral Foundation Butterfly Benefit

Donors gathered at the Woman’s Club of Evanston for the Karen Dove Cabral Foundation’s 7th annual benefit in 2015 to assist young mothers with breast cancer. (Photo by Bill Richert.)

It is a story heard all too often today: A woman with young children is diagnosed with breast cancer, and she must find ways to manage her medical treatments while also tending to the demands of family life. Karen Dove Cabral was one such woman, who, tragically, lost her battle with the disease in 2007.

Guide to Aging Well 2016

Make It Better's Guide to Aging Well 2016

The aging process doesn’t have to be something that “happens” to us while we sit idly by. Sure, genetics play a role, and you can’t stop the clock, but every day we’re learning more about what we can do to live our best, healthiest lives now, and in turn, set ourselves up for greater health,

Are You at Risk for Breast Cancer?

Are You at Risk for Breast Cancer?

Breast cancer is the cancer with the highest incidence among women, regardless of race or ethnicity, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). More than 232,000 people were diagnosed with the disease in 2013, the most recent year for which numbers are available. Many people are aware of the disease, but not what they

Shop for a Cause: Buy From These Great Brands and Stretch Your Dollars Further

Shop for a Cause: Great Brands That Give Back

Photos courtesy of each manufacturer.

A little retail therapy now and then never hurt anybody, but what if we told you that you could help others while you shop for yourself? When it comes to philanthropy, these fashion brands are at the top of the social change game so you can feel great about filling your closet with them.  TOMS

5 Things to Do: Sept. 30-Oct. 2

Lincoln Park Zoo Fall Fest

Photo courtesy of Lincoln Park Zoo.

This weekend features two 21+ events and two family-friendly festivals. Plus, you can meet a U.S. soccer star in Winnetka. River to Rooftop Sept. 30 Chicago Say goodbye to rooftop season with one more outdoor party. Start at City Winery at the Riverwalk, where there will be a New Orleans-style second line marching band, before

8 Lunch Box Goodies That Your Child Won’t Trade Away

8 Lunch Box Goodies That Your Child Won’t Trade Away

Photo courtesy of Mom's Kitchen Handbook.

Sigh. School has started, and that means another nine months of stuffing lunch boxes — for you, that is … I’m an empty nester! (Don’t hate the player.) I read recently that the average (non-allergic) American will eat 3,000 PB&J sandwiches in their lifetime. Has it come to that? Can we not get more creative?

Take in Fall Colors With This Grand Geneva Package

Take in Fall Colors With This Grand Geneva Package

Leaf Peeper Paradise Overnight Package at Grand Geneva Resort & Spa Fans of fall rejoice. This autumn adventure takes the season to a whole new level. Experience the changing colors at your own leisure as you roam 1,300 acres of autumn beauty at Grand Geneva Resort & Spa in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. This package includes

Escape to the Lake This Fall at The Cove of Lake Geneva

The Cove of Lake Geneva

Unlike traditional and tight hotel rooms, The Cove of Lake Geneva offers spacious studio, one- and two-bedroom suites with kitchens and patios — room to stretch out yet stay together! Perfect for family vacations, girlfriend getaways and corporate outings, The Cove is ideally situated just steps from Lake Geneva’s charming downtown, beach, Riviera Pier, restaurants,

Make It Better Media

Make It Better is Moving!
By Make It Better

Karen Dove Cabral Foundation Butterfly Benefit

Karen Dove Cabral Foundation: Supporting Young Mothers During Breast Cancer Treatment
By Susan Pasternak

Make It Better's Guide to Aging Well 2016

Guide to Aging Well 2016
By Make It Better

Are You at Risk for Breast Cancer?

Are You at Risk for Breast Cancer?
By Shannan Younger

Shop for a Cause: Great Brands That Give Back

Shop for a Cause: Buy From These Great Brands and Stretch Your Dollars Further
By Jordyn Comitor

Lincoln Park Zoo Fall Fest

5 Things to Do: Sept. 30-Oct. 2
By Anna Carlson

8 Lunch Box Goodies That Your Child Won’t Trade Away

8 Lunch Box Goodies That Your Child Won’t Trade Away
By Julie Chernoff

Take in Fall Colors With This Grand Geneva Package

Take in Fall Colors With This Grand Geneva Package
By Grand Geneva Resort & Spa | Sponsored

The Cove of Lake Geneva

Escape to the Lake This Fall at The Cove of Lake Geneva
By The Cove of Lake Geneva | Sponsored