An evening of bridge and whist at the Sheraton Boston.  A “Night of Stars” featuring 25 luminaries of the screen, stage and radio. A concert with famed crooner Perry Como. Reunions for past residents, staff members, friends and volunteers. Like Italian Home itself, the organization’s public events to bolster fundraising and visibility over the past…

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The origins of social work in America are thought to be with Hull-House, a settlement house founded by Jane Addams in Chicago in 1889. Settlement houses shared a purpose with social work as a whole: to provide a place where needy people could go and access services such as food, housing, social support, and education. …

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Working on behalf of Italian Home for Children has been a true family affair for many Boston-area families. Take James and Robert Tambone. For the past 18 months, James has been one of the members of Italian Home’s Young Leaders Board. “We are a growing group of people in our 20s and 30s looking to…

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State Representative Paul Donato stands in his office at the Massachusetts State House and motions toward the framed drawing of the Italian Home nestled onto one of the room’s bookshelves.  “Second window on the right on the second floor,” he says, moving closer and touching the image of the Home’s main building. “That’s where I…

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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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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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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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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

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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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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