Avondale School classmates Paulina Juache, Delilah Torres and Destiny Kirby painted flower boxes and planted flowers outside the school as part of a Logan Square beautification project sponsored by Bank of America. "We made the neighborhood more green and more beautiful," Destiny says. "I enjoyed it very much."
Acts of kindness: June 2007 Archives
Since 1985, Richard Eastline of Lake View has volunteered 3,500 hours for the Blind Service Association in Chicago. Eastline makes recordings of WFMT/98.7-FM's classical music listening guide.
Kevin Healy says he's just a beer-drinking foreman who manhandles a jackhammer for Peoples Energy.
But folks who know the unassuming Irish guy from West Lawn describe him a different way. They call him a "saint." "An angel." "The greatest guy I've ever met."
Burn victims, cops with cancer, kids with horrible diseases, families struggling with monumental medical bills -- Healy has helped them all.
The guy has organized nearly 100 fund-raisers that have put millions of dollars into the pockets of families and charities who need it most.
Tell me about someone from your neighborhood who always seems to lend a hand to people in need?