Looking Back On A Year of Doing Good

For the past year, WDCB’s Gary Zidek has worked with Giving DuPage to shine a spotlight on the various non-profits in the area and the opportunities they offer to people that want to give back to the community. Many of the organizations wouldn’t be able to accomplish their mission without volunteers. This week Gary looked back at the yearlong series of discussions…and looks forward to 2018

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Doing Good: Helping Domestic Violence Victims Recover

The National Institute of Justice says one quarter of women will experience at least one physical assault by a partner. Wheaton based Family Shelter Service provides resources to the victims of domestic violence every year.  WDCB's Gary Zidek has more in this week's Doing Good segment

Learn more at familyshelterservice.org

Learn more at familyshelterservice.org

Local Group Makes Scuba Possible For People With Disabilities

Throughout the year…WDCB’s been working to shine a spotlight on area non-profits and the work they do. This week, WDCB’s Gary Zidek talked with an unique  organization, Diveheart takes people with disabilities scuba diving…and it isn’t JUST about recreation

Diveheart Founder Jim Elliot                    Image courtesy                                                                        of Diveheart

Diveheart Founder Jim Elliot                    Image courtesy                                                                        of Diveheart

Local Effort Combines Fitness With Memorial

Throughout the year, WDCB’s been working to shine a spotlight on area non-profits and the volunteers that make their work possible. This week, in our 'Doing Good' segment WDCB’s Gary Zidek talked with Greg Kantz, he’s the founder and executive director of the Naperville based ‘Pull-Up Bars for Patriots.’ Kantz’ group combines physical fitness and honor of local soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines who died while service the country

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Local Salvation Army Offers Service To All

In this week's 'Doing Good' segment WDCB's Gary Zidek sat down with Salvation Army Oakbrook Terrace Corp Commander Major John Pook and Social Services Director Jacqueline Mead to discuss the services the Salvation Army offers in DuPage County and the importance of volunteers to the agency

Photo courtesy of The Salvation Army

Photo courtesy of The Salvation Army