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“Where Compassion Meets Promise” for 100 years

A catastrophic flu swept across the world in 1918, killing 675,000 in the US in a few weeks and 25 million worldwide. It struck young adults between ages 20-40 particularly harshly, orphaning thousands of children and spreading rapidly in immigrant communities like Boston’s North End, where hardworking people lived in extremely close quarters. Enter Fr.…

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Zdeno Chara visits Italian Home!

On Wednesday November 28,  Zdeno Chara, captain of the Boston Bruins, visited Italian Home for Children to kick off the holiday season of giving. He was accompanied by Blades, the Bruins mascot. “Zee” gifted all of the children in Italian Home’s programs with a new pair of New Balance sneakers and a Boston Bruins Winter…

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2018 Annual Meeting

Our Annual Meeting was held on October 18, 2018 on our Jamaica Plain Campus. Over 60 people filled our gymnasium to catch up with each other and the happenings going on with our programs. The meeting was led by Dan Brennan, IHC’s board chair. We recognized Deion, a 2018 graduate of the Pallotta School. He…

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Summer at Italian Home ends with SunSplash!

On Thursday, August 23, we hosted our annual SunSplash festivities on the Jamaica Plain campus. Children from our residential programs in JP and East Freetown, our Summer School students, participants in our Summer Camp, clients served through our community based programs, and their families all came together for a great day.  This year we hosted…

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Job Fair: On the Spot Interviews at Italian Home!

On the Spot Interviews: August 15, 2018 We invite you to stop by with your resume and speak with our recruiter, interview, check out our campus, and learn about our supportive and dedicated team that provides the highest quality of therapeutic care to youth and their families. We will be interviewing for the following positions:…

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Christmas in July, Thanks to Bain & Co.!

For as long as anyone can remember, every Christmas at the Italian Home hundreds of friends have opened their hearts and generously donated gifts for the children in our care. Unfortunately, with so many kids to care for and new ones arriving nearly every day, by June this year our toy closet was starting to…

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Golf: Play for Kids a HUGE success!

2018 play for kids

On June 18 friends and supporters of the Italian Home gathered at Blue Hill Country Club in Canton, MA for the 35th annual Play for Kids Golf Tournament with Steve Callahan, Jr. of Callahan Construction Managers as the Event Chair. After lunch on the patio, twenty foursomes played 18 holes on a hot day, competing…

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Spring Soiree event: An evening to remember!

Last Thursday evening, over 110 young professionals from the Boston metro area came together for our Young Leaders Spring Soiree. The event was held on the patio at Alibi Boston at the Liberty Hotel. It was an opportunity to learn about the programs at Italian Home, network with other young professionals, and enjoy the long…

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Upcoming Spring Events

2018 Italian Home for Children Spring Soiree

We have several exciting upcoming events to share with you. These are wonderful opportunities to learn more about and support the programs at Italian Home for Children.  On Thursday, May 31, we will be hosting our student Art Show at the Mary Savioli Pallotta Educational Center on the JP Campus. The students at Italian Home School have been…

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