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Italian Home gave her life!

Italian Home gave her a bed and pajamas, taught her to swim, bike — and live a normal life Diana Dorci never had a bed of her own, pajamas, or knew what Christmas and Easter were until she was 7 years old and her mother dropped her and three of her brothers off at Italian…

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One Hundred Years of Gatherings!

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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At Italian Home, Generations Give Back

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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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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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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Spring into Volunteering at the Italian Home

We’ve had a busy spring at the Italian Home for Children with several groups volunteering 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 fun with volunteers…

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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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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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Honoring Gisele Rizzo and Empowering Our Communities

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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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