Give Forward
222 Merchandise Mart Plz, Fl 12th, Chicago, Illinois 60654
Owner: Desiree Vargas and Ethan Austin

GiveForward is the first place to turn when you or someone you love is facing a challenge. It's the central hub to rally your community in giving and receiving real help when it counts. Since 2008, we've helped thousands of people rally their communities to raise millions of dollars for things like medical and living expenses, caregiver support, funeral costs, pet emergencies, and disaster relief.

From welcoming a new baby into the world to exploring a new cancer treatment, setting up a memorial fund to dealing with a sudden house fire, there are times in life that call for a little help - in big and small ways. That's where we come in.

Gary and the crew travel to Pittsburgh to meet with Josephine, who started "La Dorita," a new brand of dulce de leche, moving her grandmother's secret recipe to shelves around the country. Then they head to Washington, DC to speak with Cynthia, the owner and artist of "Cirque Du Rouge," who's taking the artistry and tradition of tattoos design to a new level. And last, they venture over to Chicago to meet with Ethan and Desiree, the founder of Give Forward, an online fundraising site that aims to help with medical expenses.