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A Parent’s Childhood Journey

For Janet D’Agostino Boivin and others like her, tools like Ancestry.com have made it easier to research a family’s genealogy – and come to a better understanding of a parent’s childhood journey that included a stay at the Italian Home. Janet’s mother Mary Ranieri (or Maria, as she is listed on the 1930 census that…

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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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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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Golf: Play for Kids a HUGE success!

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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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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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What is the Meaning of Christmas?

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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

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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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