Hubbard Helps Chicago

Hubbard Helps is our locally-produced Public Affairs program that features weekly conversations with Chicago-area officials, experts and organizations all working to make a difference in our community. Hubbard Helps is hosted and produced by Kara Hernandez. Hear it Sunday Mornings at 6:45 AM.

Latest Episodes

Beyond Healing and Caring

Beyond Healing and Caring is a non-profit organization that provides women and children who are struggling in life to have access to mental health counseling, career counseling, financial counseling, empowerment and safety. With us this morning to talk more about Beyond Healing and Caring and the work they are doing to aid women and children is Dr. Tracey “Kim” Snow, Licensed clinical professional counselor and Founder of Beyond Healing and Caring.

BBQ For The Troops

For the 9th consecutive year, the Chicago Automobile Trade Association (CATA) have partnered with the United Service Organizations, (USO) of Illinois, to host “Barbecue for the Troops” community fundraising events. CATA dealers have rallied their communities to help raise nearly $950,000 to support USO Illinois programs and services for local military and their families, and their goal is to hit $1,000,000 this year. On Saturday July 16th, you can show your support by visiting participating car dealers and celebrate USO’s BBQ For the Troops. With us this morning to talk more about the USO BBQ for the Troops is JC Phelan. Chairman of the Chicago Automobile Trade Association.

Advocates For Adolescent Mothers

Becoming a parent is a life changing moment for anyone, but particularly when you’re still a kid yourself. Teens who become pregnant face more than the struggle of early parenthood, they’re threatened with poverty, homelessness, and a derailment of educational and professional success. Advocates for Adolescent Mothers founder Lillian Harris was a teen mother herself, and she joins us this morning to talk more about the organization and her efforts to help young moms.

Gigi's Playhouse

With over 55+ brick and mortar locations across the United States and Mexico and 200 inquiries to start new locations all over the world, GiGi’s Playhouse is the ONLY network of Down Syndrome Achievement Centers. Every day, GiGi’s Playhouse provides FREE, life-changing therapeutic, educational, and career training programs for 30,000+ individuals of all ages. GiGi’s Playhouse wants to change the way the world views Down syndrome and to send a global message of acceptance for all. With us this morning to talk more about GiGi’s playhouse and the work they are doing for individuals with Down Syndrome, their families and communities is Nancy Gianni, Founder and CBO of GiGi’s Playhouse.