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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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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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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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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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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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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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