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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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Spring into Volunteering at the Italian Home

We’ve had a busy spring at the Italian Home for Children with several groups of volunteers coming by to help out with yard clean-up and spend some time with the kids. After a busy and tough week of MCAS testing, the children at our Maria Savioli Pallotta school were treated to a special day of…

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What is the Meaning of Christmas?

Love Nativity Decoration

Christmas day is drawing near and the joy of the season is coming alive.  For many boys and girls, Christmas needs to mean more than whether they are on the naughty or nice list.  The true meaning of Christmas has nothing to do with Santa Clause and wish lists.  The meaning of Christmas, if broken…

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Gratitude

Italian Home for Children Logo Horizontal

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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Callahan Construction Managers Partners with Italian Home

Boston, MA (October 26, 2017) – Callahan Construction Managers (Callahan), a Bridgewater-based full-service construction management firm, has launched a partnership with Italian Home for Children (IHC) to provide local support to children and families in need. Through hands-on involvement, ranging from volunteer work to in-kind improvements to IHC facilities, Callahan is committed to advancing IHC’s…

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Back to School at The Italian Home

Back to School at The Italian Home

Learning and fun is unfolding as we go back to school at the Italian Home! Another school year is in high gear, and you may or may not know that on the Jamaica Plain campus, this is so very evident. You see, Italian Home for Children has a strong history of providing residential treatment for…

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FOCUS Summer Camp: Focusing On Children’s Ultimate Success

Summer Camp FOCUS

It’s hard to believe that summer is half over – and especially when during these short, sunny months we FOCUS on some incredible programs here on IHC’s campus!   One of these is our camp, The F.O.C.U.S. (Focusing On Children’s Ultimate Success) Therapeutic Summer Camp, that serves families whose children may be returning from out…

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Spiritual Enrichment Transforming Little Lives

Italian Home Chapel Door

A child has a “spiritual life that grows, changes, responds constantly  to other lives that, in their sum, make up the individual we call by a name and know by a story that is all his, all hers.”  Coles (1990:308) Stepping through the doors of the Chapel at the Italian Home there are sparks of…

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Honoring Gisele Rizzo and Empowering Our Communities

Gisele Rizzo Head Shot

Meet our volunteer extraordinaire, Gisele Rizzo! Spring is here! You can see it around our campuses as grass appears and gets a bit greener. You can tell by the crazy weather patterns that New Englanders are used to in March and April. And most exciting of all, we’re busy putting the finishing touches on our…

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