The Rockford Rescue Mission helps those in need with food, clothes, shelter, counseling, etc.. in our city. A Rockford attorney has made it his mission to support in continuing their cause by challenging the community to donate.
It's always nice to be recognized for a good job even more so when your job puts your own life on the line to help others. The Rockford Fire Department was recognized by a local furniture store for doing just that.
It's back to school time and that means between picking up notebooks, pens, pencils and other school supplies kids are going to need new gym shoes for P.E. One Rochelle resident has made it his mission this week to collect athletic shoes for needy elementary kids.
By now you've read or heard about the water emergency in Flint, Michigan where lead has been found in the cities water supply. Hollywood stars, professional athletes and cities have reached out with donations. There is one local school district stepping in to help as well.