The 5 Most Important Lessons We’ve Learned From A Year of COVID

As we hit the one year mark since COVID-19 abruptly changed the world as we knew it, we reflect on what we’ve learned, how far we’ve come, and how much work is left to be done to help our community through this pandemic. At the Italian Home for Children, the kids and families we serve, along with our dedicated staff, have handled unprecedented challenges and heartbreak with incredible resilience.

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Italian Home Statement on Social Justice

Dear Italian Home Family, Times like this stand as a reminder of who we are, why we are here, and what we stand for.  In this case we are specifically reminded of how hard we need to work to do everything we can to be sensitive, proactive, and responsive regarding social injustice.  Personal and institutional…

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Gratitude

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Yesterday, our CEO Alan Jacobson created this message of thanks and gratitude for our donors, volunteers, advocates, and most importantly, our staff. We are all so grateful to those in our Italian Home community for giving their all to the children and families we support. From our Home to yours, thank you.

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A Vision for the Future

*As seen in the recent Annual Report* This message takes on a special meaning to me because it’s my first chance to articulate a vision for the future of Italian Home for Children. Inspired by our storied history of providing help to the most vulnerable, our truly wonderful staff, and an incredibly dedicated base of…

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A Reflection on MLK & Serving Others

Fifty four years ago Dr. Martin Luther King gave his most famous speech, which in my opinion is worth listening to and reading every year at this time.  That speech can serve as a reminder of some of the progress we’ve made, and can also be sobering in a way that motivates us to rededicate…

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